“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Speculator, New York

Clickable Map of Hamilton County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hamilton County, NY (16) Essex County, NY (213) Franklin County, NY (61) Fulton County, NY (145) Herkimer County, NY (104) Saratoga County, NY (512) St. Lawrence County, NY (186) Warren County, NY (160)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  EssexCounty(213) Essex County (213)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  FultonCounty(145) Fulton County (145)  HerkimerCounty(104) Herkimer County (104)  SaratogaCounty(512) Saratoga County (512)  St.LawrenceCounty(186) St. Lawrence County (186)  WarrenCounty(160) Warren County (160)
Lake Pleasant is the county seat for Hamilton County
Speculator is in Hamilton County
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Essex County (213)  
      Franklin County (61)  
      Fulton County (145)  
      Herkimer County (104)  
      Saratoga County (512)  
      St. Lawrence County (186)  
      Warren County (160)  
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1 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — First Town Hall
1894 The first town hall was built. 1937 The library joined the town offices. 1965 The building became a library only. 2002 The library moved. 2006 The building became the historical museumMap (db m137052) HM
2 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Gene Tunney Park
Gene Tunney enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps from high school and served in France during World War I. While there, he boxed in military tournaments as a marine for the entertainment of the American troops. At the end of the war, he returned . . . Map (db m137056) HM
3 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
The cornerstone of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church of Speculator was laid on November 15, 1908. The church was incorporated on June 19, 1909. It was completed and dedicated in October, 1909.Map (db m137055) HM
4 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Peck's Farm
In 1811 Lt. Col. Loring Peck and his son, William Peck, purchased land from Ebenezer and Amos Green. In 1817, William made his home into Lake Pleasant's first store.Map (db m176420) HM
5 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Site of Buyce's Blacksmith ShopEstablished in 1889
John F. Buyce was a horseshoer, blacksmith, wheelwright, builder of wagons, sleighs, and the famous Buyce BoatsMap (db m136269) HM
6 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Site of Henry Slack's Store
Built in the 1880's. This building, owned by Henry Slack, was a post office, the first Charles Johns Store and Oneida Market.Map (db m96613) HM
7 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — Site of Lake Pleasant House
Built around 1858 by Edgar Dunnin. Later known as the Adirondack Hotel, Lee Fountien's Hotel, The Anibal Hotel, and the Brook's Hotel. Here French Louie the hermit, trapper and guide died in 1915.Map (db m136273) HM
8 New York, Hamilton County, Speculator — The AdirondacksHistoric New York
Historic New York The Adirondacks The Adirondack Mountains, consisting of rocky peaks, sheer cliffs and narrow valleys, also have wooded slopes and sparkling lakes. Forty three mountains have elevations 4000 feet or higher. Mount . . . Map (db m44686) HM
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Jun. 6, 2023