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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for the OLD BARN STORY.    [ Are you in this picture? ]
    CLICK HERE to meet Your Adirondack Guide. My home until I lost it to my wife in Dec 2001. About the 1829 Stone House.
    Your Adirondack Guide lost the 1829 Stone House, at the bottom of Stonehouse Road, along with Old Barn and New Barn in a divorce settlement December 2001. Now all I have left is just 4 mountains, 7 gorgeous backcountry camps and the prettiest 700 acres in the Adirondacks. Family vacations. Nature retreats. Romantic getaways. Bring your dog.
    The Old Barn Story.
    Old Barn, Cow Bedroom Teddy bear beds, Old Barn. Fireplace (Vermont Castings Defiant), Old Barn Chicken bedroom, Old Barn Chicken bedroom, Old Barn Woodshed entrance, Old Barn Cortez twins and Adirondack rockers.
    Built a hundred years ago, with stalls for six cows, room for horses and equipment, a hayloft with bale hooks on a trolley and a milk shed with cooler, the "Old Barn" was the most adaptable structure on the Stone House Farm.

    The Story. The Story.  A Building of Many Uses.
    It was a surprise in '73 when Dan let me know the Stone House was up for sale.
    The barn had electricity and running water. Dorwin Brewer built the chimney and we put in a stove to heat the place. Merritt and I took out the racks and rails from the cow shed and poured concrete to fill in the slop troughs. It wasn't very even, but it was enough floor for us.
    The horse barn had no floor at all so we built one up out of rough pine from Shirley Wallace. It didn't matter that it was almost a foot higher than the old concrete floor. The hay loft got built in for a second story a bit at a time as we needed space for storage and this resulted in quite a number of different ceiling heights.
    We built the Gypsy Camp there over the Winter of '73. We put in a radial saw, a table saw, joiner, planer and a wood lathe. I remembered these tools from High School days and it was a pleasure to be able to have a complete working woodshop again. Whatever things we needed at camp got built at the Old Barn. Shelves, cabinets and doors--mouse bait boxes, too.
    In '88 we set up an "office" for our printing sales in the Cow Barn. Germaine Gonyea worked for us. Later she got a job managing the Aubuchon store in AuSable. The place got a septic tank and a new water line. When we moved to the New Barn the old office was gradually transformed into a place for guests--we weren't sure who. Our kids liked it and it became a hangout. In '93 we put the bathrooms in. Cousins from Connecticutt stayed there. Maybe we could rent it. In '96 we got serious about finishing it up. Louise did the decorating. It rented first in June. Our first Fourpeaks Barn.
    (CLICK HERE to hear The Whole Fourpeaks Story--1967-2003, 7 camps, 3 barns, 1 Stone House, 700 acres and 40 years.)

    .Are you in this picture? CLICK HERE to find out. 
    Are you in this picture? Fourpeaks hosts now welcome paying guests to a 700-acre rest and playground for vacations in the Adirondack Great Camp tradition. Couples appreciate Fourpeaks secluded settings. Outdoor loving families have fun exploring our accessible wilderness. Folks with dogs enjoy the open spaces to run their pets. A private nature rereat. For a vacation away from it all.    Are you in this picture?  CLICK HERE to find out!    [More about this at Frequently Asked Questions.]

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