Speculator in Hamilton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 43° 28.556′ N, 74° 21.415′ W. Marker is in Speculator, New York, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Shore Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Gene Tunney Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Town Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away); Grace Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Lake Pleasant House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Adirondacks (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Henry Slack's Store Riley Tavern (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Speculator.
Regarding Peck's Farm. Lt. Col. Peck was a Revolutionary War hero who is buried about a mile into the woods from this marker. There is a trail to his gravesite.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2021, by Lori Paparteys of Oneonta, New York. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2021, by Lori Paparteys of Oneonta, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.