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Articles by 'Anthony Mollica Jr.'

Cherry Island’s Stuyvesant Lodge

Cherry Island’s Stuyvesant Lodge

Island Settlement The War of 1812 was a 32-month conflict between the United States and Great Britain. At the conclusio...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Poetica, a Fitzgerald & Lee Classic Sedan

Poetica, a Fitzgerald & Lee Classic Sedan

Poetica is a charming name given to an equally charming one-of-a-kind boat from a superb boat builder. She was designed ...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Alexandria Bay's Remarkable Boat Shop

Alexandria Bay's Remarkable Boat Shop

The decade of the 1920s is well remembered as a time of rapid growth in the American economy and the development of pers...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
The Enduring Popularity of Lyman Boats

The Enduring Popularity of Lyman Boats

Among boaters that enjoy using their vintage craft frequently, Lyman boats seem to hold a very unique position. Many woo...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Hutchinson's Remarkable Wartime Transition

Hutchinson's Remarkable Wartime Transition

In the fall of 1940 officials from the United States Defense Department made a quiet trip to Alexandria Bay, NY. It was ...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
The Era of the Hutchinson Day Cruiser

The Era of the Hutchinson Day Cruiser

In the early 1900s, long deck launches became the boats of choice among well-to-do summer residents on the lakes and riv...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Zipper, the Flagship

Zipper, the Flagship

Her name is Zipper and she's one of the most active classic commuters in North America. During the past twenty-seven yea...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
“Show Girl”, a Thousand Islands Classic

“Show Girl”, a Thousand Islands Classic

"Show Girl" is the name of a pristine vintage launch that was built in the shop of the Hutchinson Brothers Boat Works in 1921
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
“Taps” a Reveille Classic

“Taps” a Reveille Classic

The magnificent launch was completed on schedule as promised. Wela Ka Hao met Col. Wilber's expectations so completely that it became his principle boat for the next twenty-five summer seasons.
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Honoring Hutchinson

Honoring Hutchinson

I started looking for sources of Hutchinson history to see if there might be enough material available to actually create a modest exhibit...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
St. Lawrence River Skiff goes beyond…

St. Lawrence River Skiff goes beyond…

In December 2010, The Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique Classic Boating Society published this article written by Tony...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Tony Mollica’s Boats

Tony Mollica’s Boats

The Central New York winter season has become my model building time. Several models have been built for collectors...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.