John’s general interest is in New York and New England local and regional history with focus on the Great North Woods / Adirondacks. His sub-interests include: recreation and leisure (focusing on tourism and vice), American media history, and Irish-American, African-American, and Native-American history.
John lives near Chestertown, New York and is the author of the popular regional blog Adirondack Almanack. He is a former television producer with credits on more than 100 hours of television that have aired on networks such as PBS, History Channel, A&E, Discovery, TLC, and Travel Channel.
You can contact John via e-mail here.