Susan Peterson Gateley

Legends and Lore of Lake Ontario Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626190849
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Published: History Press (SC) - June 25th, 2013

Named by the Hurons, "Ontario" means "Lake of Shining Waters." Beneath this gleaming surface, though, the easternmost of the Great Lakes hides enigmas from thousands of years of history. Ghosts linger on the surface, and monsters swim below, frightening sailors on the water.


Maritime Tales of Lake Ontario Cover Image
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Published: History Press (SC) - June 26th, 2012

Easternmost of the Great Lakes, Lake Ontario is bordered by both New York and Ontario. Upon its pristine surface, countless vessels have sailed, but its bottom depths are littered with the skeletons of shipwrecks, including HMS Ontario, caught and destroyed in one of the sudden storms that often turn this sea-like lake deadly.


Twinkle Toes and The Riddle of the Lake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780964614918
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Published: Whiskey Hill Press - January 1st, 2009

A cat's place is at home in her garden, not out on a great lake getting wet! Or so thinks Twinkle Toes when she's shanghaied aboard the yacht Ariel for a Lake Ontario cruise to Canada along with her mother Dusty and her cousin Miss Piggy. But then Twink learns of a mystery and the quickest way to get home to solve it. Includes a great glossary of sailing terms.


Passages on Inland Waters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780964614925
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Published: Whiskey Hill Press - January 1st, 2004

Journey with the Jesuits, sail on a schooner during the great gale of 1880, take a night passage aboard the yacht, Titania to a special small island, discover the last U.S.-Canadian lake commerce and explore North America's most famous canal with author-sailor Susan Peterson Gateley.


From the tragic ends of several family-owned cargo schooners of the 19th century to the improbable outcome of a fishing trip on Lake Ontario taken in 2002, sailor/writer Susan Peterson Gateley chronicles maritime disasters, acts of heroism, and some close calls on Lake Ontario.

(Whiskey Hill Press, 2006; 95 pages)


 Author: Susan Peterson Gateley

Thousands of acres of public land and miles of shoreline along Lake Ontario invite your exploration. Gateley also includes information on lake shore geology, marshes, wildlife and seasonal highlights for hikers, beach combers and canoers. The area covers Wayne, Cayuga, Oswego, and southern Jefferson Counties.

(Whiskey Hill Press,2003;157 pages)


Author: Susan Peterson Gateley

The south shore of Lake Ontario in the state of New York is an important staging area for migrating birds during the spring. It serves as both corridor and concentration points to northbound birds who depend on its forested and brushy areas for food and cover. Description of a dozen great places between Webster and Oswego, NY for bird watching along Lake Ontario, seasonal highlights and bird observatories.

Visit the author's website at: www.silverwaters.com