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

Site of Lake Pleasant House

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
1. Site of Lake Pleasant House Marker
Inscription.  Built around 1858 by Edgar Dunnin. Later known as the Adirondack Hotel, Lee Fountien's Hotel, The Anibal Hotel, and the Brook's Hotel. Here French Louie the hermit, trapper and guide died in 1915.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 43° 30.08′ N, 74° 21.831′ W. Marker is in Speculator, New York, in Hamilton County. Marker is on New York State Route 30 near Brooks Road, on the right when traveling north. 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. Site of Henry Slack's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Methodist Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); First Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gene Tunney Park (approx. half a mile 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.
 
Site of Lake Pleasant House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 6, 2019
2. Site of Lake Pleasant House Marker
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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 70 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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