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September 27, 2022

Lake George Friday: 32 Sweet Vintage Photos of a Young Couple in 1941

Lake George, nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes, is a long, narrow oligotrophic lake located at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains, in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of New York.

Situated on the rail line halfway between New York City and Montreal, Lake George attracted the era's rich and famous by the late 19th and early 20th century. Members of the Roosevelt, van Rensselaer, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller and Whitney families visited its shores. Today, Lake George remains a tourism destination, resort center, and summer colony. 

In 1941, LIFE photographer Nina Leen took these photographs of a young couple having a sweet and romantic escape at Lake George. Take a look:

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  1. Photography by Nina Leen for Life Magazine, 1941




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