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Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y.

Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., has lunch on

Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., has lunch on the porch at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Visitors to Camp Santanoni, an Adirondack great camp that's being restored, in Newcomb, N.Y., can get a taste of roughing it, Gilded Age-style. One of the earliest great camps built in the late 19th century by wealthy families with names like Rockefeller and Vanderbilt, Camp Santanoni is publicly owned.

The main lodge at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb,
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The main lodge at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., framed in a
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Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., framed in a window of a boathouse at Camp Santanoni, canoes with her dog Arlo on Newcomb Lake in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Master carpenter Michael Frenette in the boathouse at
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Master carpenter Michael Frenette in the boathouse at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Canoeing along the shoreline of Camp Santanoni on
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Canoeing along the shoreline of Camp Santanoni on Newcomb Lake in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

A stairway in the main lodge at Camp
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A stairway in the main lodge at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Master carpenter Michael Frenette in a doorway of
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Master carpenter Michael Frenette in a doorway of the main lodge at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Swix, a dog owned by master carpenter Michael
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Swix, a dog owned by master carpenter Michael Frenette, naps in a fireplace in the main hall at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Meghan Weber restores a window frame at Camp
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Meghan Weber restores a window frame at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., has lunch on
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Cynthia Taylor, of Watertown, Mass., has lunch on the porch at Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013)

Campers from North Country Camps in Keeseville, N.Y.,
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Campers from North Country Camps in Keeseville, N.Y., hike the road to Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, N.Y. (July 30, 2013l)

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