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Old 08-17-2010, 04:37 PM   #1
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Leighton Slack

I had the honor of knowing Leighton from 1984 until his passing in 1991.A good friend and many great stories.Every visit.Nineteen years later I realize that I had never taken a photo of him.If anyone has one available,it would be greatly appreciated.His homestead at Perkins Clearing still stands in good shape,but rarely used.
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:09 PM   #2
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buddy of mine has a picture of him - I'll see if I can find it
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:43 PM   #3
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:01 AM   #4
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Hi Kraut,
Great find.Very much appreciated.Thanks to you and your buddy.
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Old 10-07-2010, 12:02 AM   #5
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Great old Adirondacker. I miss him. He was a fixture there for most of my youth.
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Old 01-13-2011, 10:29 PM   #6
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I knew Leighton very well and have many pictures of him back at my camp in Perkins Clearing. Here is one of him with my uncle. Next time im up to camp I will bring some home and post them. My Uncle was 6'5 and he is standing on the lower step and is still taller then him lol
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Old 01-13-2011, 10:47 PM   #7
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Here is another one of him back when they used to plow the road back to his cabin. He always had a lot of cars & snowmobiles out front. Im the kid all the way to the left, I was about 13 at the time.
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Old 01-13-2011, 11:20 PM   #8
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Nice pictures, thanks for sharing!
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Old 01-14-2011, 10:26 AM   #9
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Hi Rock,
Great pictures, keep them coming!
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Old 11-10-2015, 08:48 PM   #10
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Leighton was my grandfather, I love the photos! Thank you for all of the kind words about him!
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Old 11-10-2015, 08:50 PM   #11
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One of my favorites......
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Old 11-11-2015, 03:26 PM   #12
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Leighton was my grandfather, I love the photos! Thank you for all of the kind words about him!
OK - this is the BEST thread resurrection ever seen here...welcome!
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Old 11-11-2015, 03:59 PM   #13
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I met Leighton years ago at Perkins Clearing.
He always had to give me a slice of his home baked bread.
He told me a story of the time he went to Speculator to do some dancing.
Coming home, the Perkins Clearing Rd. was iced over.
He said that he had to walk home in his dancing shoes.
Great memories.
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Old 11-11-2015, 08:32 PM   #14
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I loved his stories as a child he always had a great story and some amazing homemade dessert! Did he ever talk about his time in the Army?
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Old 12-10-2015, 04:48 PM   #15
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No Army stories, but he did tell me about catching trout and LL Salmon in the Jessup.
An unforgettable Adirondack person.
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