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Saranac Lake in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wilderness Lady

 
 
Wilderness Lady Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 29, 2012
1. Wilderness Lady Marker
Inscription.  Martha Reben 1911-1964 Her life here and her books about the Adirondacks inspired many.
 
Erected 1998 by George Pataki.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentEnvironmentWomen.
 
Location. 44° 19.46′ N, 74° 7.639′ W. Marker is in Saranac Lake, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of River Street and Church Street on River Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saranac Lake NY 12983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Saranac Lake WW I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Trudeau Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Saranac (approx. ¼ mile away); Making History in Saranac Lake (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Making History in Saranac Lake (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Making History in Saranac Lake (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Union Depot
Wilderness Lady Marker as seen facing East on River St. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
2. Wilderness Lady Marker as seen facing East on River St.
(approx. half a mile away); Kate Smith Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saranac Lake.
 
More about this marker. Given the date and the logo at the top of the marker, this marker was probably placed as part of New York's celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention
 
Also see . . .  Martha Reben - Woman of Courage profile. (Submitted on July 9, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Wilderness Lady Marker as seen facing West on River St. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 29, 2012
3. Wilderness Lady Marker as seen facing West on River St.
Wilderness Lady Marker as seen from Church Street image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 29, 2012
4. Wilderness Lady Marker as seen from Church Street
Wilderness Lady Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 12, 2018
5. Wilderness Lady Marker
The marker is to the right of the Lake Placid / Tupper Lake sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   5. submitted on December 4, 2018, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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