National Geographic : 1937 Apr
MOUNTAINS Join the trek to a region where the natural greenery and grandeur is still un spoiled and uncrowded. Treat yourself to a complete new manner of cool and restful living, among the folks you would choose as friends and hosts. Motor about on modern highways, with surpassing views at every turn . . . green carpeted valleys, picturesque foothills, wooded mountains with picturesque con tours and green-clad slopes in ever-changing hue. Come prepared to enjoy the best of country sports, superb golf and varied fishing, old-fashioned farm houses, friendly inns and hotels cast in a pattern of quaintness and charm. Send for profusely illustrated book, "Unspoiled Vermont" . . . a preview of your Green Mountain vacation. Dept. of Conservation and Development, Publicity Service, 15 State House, Montpelier, Vermont. FOREVER Forever is a long time, but only in the meaning of that word can we convey a conception of the permanent beauty of the fine BARRE GRANITE out of which SELECT BARRE MEMORIALS are sculp tured. Only in such a measure of time can a mon ument prove worthy of the sentiment which in spired its erection. With the approach of Memorial Day, the subject of a mon ument to mark the grave of some one near and dear becomes of special interest. Write today for a copy of the beautiful "Book of Memorials"- a guide to proper selection. Published by this asso- J ciation representing the SELECT BARRE MEMORIA MEMORIAL manufacturers and quarriers in the Barre District - the Granite Center - iI of thkWorld. THE BARRE GRANITE ASSOCIATION, INC. DEPT.N BARRE, VERMONT _ zoz& NO ordinary country is the land of the phenomenal Midnight Sun. No ordinary cities are these romance-filled ports and inland towns youvisit,where architecture and iron cannon tell you of old Russian days- others whose streets whisper of gold stampedes. Here is the land of the totem - the land of gold and leaping salmon. Here, from your ship's deck, you see blue glaciers spill their palisades thundering into the quiet waters. No ordinary vacation is this that begins when you board a fast, completely air-conditioned train and enjoy a grandstand seat over scenic routes to Seattle... and you'll particularly like the new low-cost luxury of modern train travel. Here, in the Evergreen Playground, your friendly All-American steamer turns her bow northward along mountain-sheltered sea lanes to Alaska. There's a wide choice of Alaska vacations from 9 to 35 days round trip from Seattle. Low fares, fair weather and good fellowship aboard one-class steamers all invite you "up-top" this year to adventure. You'll want the fascinating, free Alaska Vacationland literature describing this strange land. Handy coupon below. w C FOR ALASKA LITERATURE, just jot your name and address on the margin below and mail to Alaska Steamship Company, Room 712, Pier Two, Seattle - or see any of the companies listed above. For The Alaska Line's Good-Natured Map, check here Q and enclose 10c. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."