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Kate Smith Memorial

 
 
Kate Smith Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 1996
1. Kate Smith Memorial Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Kate Smith 1907-1986. A legend of radio, records, stage, television, and screen and a Lake Placid resident for forty summers.

“God Bless America, My Home Sweet Home”
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 44° 17.532′ N, 73° 59.07′ W. Marker was in Lake Placid, New York, in Essex County. Marker was on Mirrow Lake Drive. The marker is located on the grounds of the rest area at Mirror Lake. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Lake Placid NY 12946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Henry J. Kaiser (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sonja Henie Ice Fountain (approx. half a mile away); The XIII Winter Olympic Games (approx. 2.3 miles away); Here Lies Buried John Brown (approx. 2.9 miles away); New York State Forest Preserve

Mirror Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 1996
2. Mirror Lake
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); John Brown (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run (approx. 5.9 miles away); New York World War Veterans Memorial Highway (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Placid.
 
Mirror Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 1996
3. Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 1996
4. Mirror Lake
Welcome to Lake Placid Site of the 1932 & 1980 Olympic Winter Games image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 1996
5. Welcome to Lake Placid Site of the 1932 & 1980 Olympic Winter Games
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on June 10, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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