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Speculator in Hamilton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop

Established in 1889

 
 
Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
1. Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.  John F. Buyce was a horseshoer, blacksmith, wheelwright, builder of wagons, sleighs, and the famous Buyce Boats
 
Erected by Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 30.089′ N, 74° 21.892′ W. Marker is in Speculator, New York, in Hamilton County. Marker is on New York State Route 8 near New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Speculator NY 12164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grace Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lake Pleasant House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Henry Slack's Store (about 400 feet away); First Town Hall (about 700 feet away); Gene Tunney Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Adirondacks (approx. 1.1 miles away); Peck's Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); Riley Tavern (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Speculator.
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
2. Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Marker
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 John Buyce. (Submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
3. Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Marker
Speculator Department Store image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
4. Speculator Department Store
This store is historical site in and of itself.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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