Friday, April 16, 2010

Thousand Islands Sun solves a Singer Castle Mystery.

Months ago this blog told of a "Mysterious Photo Shoot at Singer Castle" <-click on it. Now the Thousand Islands Sun (4/7/2010) has revealed what it is all about. Click on the article above to see it larger.

The newspaper reports:

"Gold-Mountain enters its ninth season of inspirational multi-media 1000 Islands products with the release of Singer Castle Revisited [by Robert and Patty Mondore], a new book in Arcadia Publishing Company's Images of America series. With a release date of May 31, Singer Castle Revisited is a sequel to the Mondores' first Arcadia book, Singer Castle, released in 2005. In the five years since its publication, the Mondores have acquired numerous never-before-published historical photos of the castle and have learned more about its 100-year history. In addition, they have highlighted some of the major renovations and restoration that its current owners have invested in this 1000 Islands historical landmark. The book will retail for $21.99 and will be available in stores throughout the 1000 Islands including the gift shop at Singer Castle. Those who wish to reserve a copy in advance may do so through the Gold-Mountain web site at ..."

The newspaper (based in Alexandria Bay, NY) goes on to sum up some of the history and activities of Full disclosure: This blog writer is the founder and owner of Gold-Mountain. Be sure to check back soon for more posts about this book release.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Boldt Castle on Bing, Microsoft's search site., Microsoft's search site equivalent to Google, is using a beautiful picture of Boldt Castle on Heart Island (Alexandria Bay, NY) as their background picture today. As they will change pictures soon, I have saved it here for posterity. Click on the picture for a larger version.