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Sports & Recreation


 

The Summer Playhouse 1939

The summer playhouse attracted noted talent from Broadway and regional theater in 1939, but lasted only one season.

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Mohawk Riding Academy

Mohawk Riding Academy

For four decades Lake visitors had the unique experience of horse-back riding at the Mohawk Riding Academy. Located on Old Lake Road a short distance from the bridge at Sunset, the facility was owned and operated by the Norman James family.

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Harvey's Lake Ski Area

In late January 1965 Pennsylvania Governor William W. Scranton declared January 22-31 as “Pennsylvania Ski Week.” The State was promoting its growth as a winter sports destination especially in the Pocono Mountains region.

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The Winter Lake

The Winter Lake

This article reviews winter activities and incidents at the Lake generally between 1874 and 1968 when recreational pursuits on the ice were a common feature. The weather was generally colder and the Lake offered fun and danger to both guests and the settled Lake residents.

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