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Bolton Landing in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Reis Home

1917 to 1962

 
 
George Reis Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 23, 2009
1. George Reis Home Marker
Inscription.  Owner and driver of El Lagarto
72 mph, fastest boat in the world
Gold Cup racing champion
1933, 1934, 1935
 
Erected by Historical Society of the Town of Bolton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: SportsWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 33.5′ N, 73° 39.05′ W. Marker is in Bolton Landing, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Sagamore Road 0.1 miles east of State Route 9N, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bolton Landing NY 12814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Historic Sagamore Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Doughboy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battlefield Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Scout (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bolton Veterans’ Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sembrich Museum & Lakeside Grounds (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolton Landing.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on private property.
 
Regarding George Reis Home.
George Reis Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 23, 2009
2. George Reis Home Marker
View of marker from the east.
The speedboat, El Lagarto, is currently on display at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.
 
George Reis Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 23, 2009
3. George Reis Home Marker
View of the marker from the west.
George Reis Home & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2020
4. George Reis Home & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York.   4. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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