Tuesday, December 31, 2013

SQUAW ISLAND SQUALL

SQUAW ISLAND SQUALL
Allegedly the smallest park in the New York State system, Squaw Island is located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake and was supposedly a refuge used in time of war by the Iroquois.  The truth of this assertion has not been well documented but belief in it is the source of the name.  This is a loose impression of it from shore, during one of the frequent snow squalls that move up the lake each winter.  Watercolor, 7.5x5 in.