Thursday, January 8, 2015

Adirondack Attic January 2015



Laura Rice, chief curator at the Adirondack Museum, speaks with Andy Flynn about "Hough’s American Woods," a 19th-century book of thinly sliced wood samples published in Lowville, N.Y.

“We are looking at a publication by Romeyn Beck Hough called ‘Hough’s American Woods,’” Rice said. “Hough was an expert in forestry from Lowville. This particular volume is from 1898, but it is part of a whole series of books that were published between 1888 and 1928. This is a 25-year passion for Romeyn Hough."

Hear the rest of the story at North Country Public Radio.

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