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Transportation in the 19th century was quite different from today. No planes or automobiles were available for long-distance travel. While new, faster modes of transportation were being invented and tested in populated areas, the Adirondack region was years behind. Take a step back in time with this episode to the days of long, arduous travel to get to places that we now consider to be close.
Seneca Ray Stoddard. North Creek Station, Adirondack Railroad, Blue Mountain Coach, 1888 (P009534)
Header Image: F. Holley, North Creek, Indian Lake, Blue Mt Lake Stagecoach, c. 1890 (P000604)
Read aloud: Students can follow along while listening. Click HERE to download a copy of the transcript.
Vocabulary: Explore new words. Students listen to high-level vocabulary in context. Have them identify the definition afterward. Click HERE for the vocabulary page.
Geography Are We There Yet? is all about getting from one place to another.
Higher grade level students may want to explore some topics in more depth.