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Site of Henry Slack's Store

 
 
Site of Henry Slack's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 28, 2016
1. Site of Henry Slack's Store Marker
Inscription.  Built in the 1880's. This building, owned by Henry Slack, was a post office, the first Charles Johns Store and Oneida Market.
 
Erected by Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 30.117′ N, 74° 21.817′ W. Marker is in Speculator, New York, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 30 and Elm Lake Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 30. 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 Lake Pleasant House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Methodist Episcopal Church (about 600 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
Site of Henry Slack's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 28, 2016
2. Site of Henry Slack's Store Marker
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Riley Tavern (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Speculator.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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