Category Archives: Hook Mountain

To Climb A Mountain

A rare photo of my climb up Steinhauser Mountain. To Climb A Mountain By Richard Mabey Jr. In the early summer of 1966, I had completed the seventh grade. I was 12 years old. I had just spent one entire … Continue reading

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The Precious Shamrock

The Precious Shamrock By Richard Mabey Jr. My great grandmother, Catherine Cavanaugh, was born in 1872. She came from Ireland to the United States, with her parents when she was a little girl. The went through Ellis Island and somehow … Continue reading

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One Of The Biggest Mysteries Of Old Lincoln Park: The Mystery of Sugar Hill

One of the all-time greatest mysteries of Old Lincoln Park; the mystery of Sugar Hill. In November of 2001, I had an article published about this big mystery in The Weekly News. One Of The Biggest Mysteries Of Old Lincoln … Continue reading

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The Creation of Squirrel Valley

The old gas station will become an important element in the life and times of the people of Squirrel Valley. The Creation of Squirrel Valley By Richard Mabey Jr. A friend of mine recently advised me not to use my … Continue reading

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Never Give Up! Never Give Up!

My old grade school friend Stu encouraged me to make the dangerous climb up the cliffy edge of the precipice of Steinhauser Mountain. It took all my courage, strength, and inward stamina to make the rugged climb. Never Give Up! … Continue reading

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Hold Dear to Heart the Precious Shamrock

Hold Dear to Heart the Precious Shamrock By Richard Mabey Jr. My great grandmother, Catherine Cavanaugh, was born in 1872. She came from Ireland to the U.S. with her parents when she was a little girl. They went through Ellis … Continue reading

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The Old Fashioned, Mechanical Typewriter

In the left hand side of this picture, you can see the old mechanical typewriter that I once used to type my many articles on the history of Lincoln Park. The Old Fashioned, Mechanical Typewriter By Richard Mabey Jr. My … Continue reading

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