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North Creek, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 27, 2019
Adirondack Railway Company Marker
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Adirondack Railway Company
The Adirondack Railway Company of Thomas Clark Durant built the line from Saratoga Springs to North Creek between 1865 and 1871, leaving unrealized other dreams of laying track as far as the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. The line’s first . . . — Map (db m138523) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Barton Mines
In 1878, Henry Hudson Barton's search for a better abrasive brought him to Gore Mountain, where he discovered a unique hard rock source of garnet. Barton's find turned out to be the world's highest quality industrial garnet and it has dominated the . . . — Map (db m41377) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Engine House
The Engine House was built in 1944 as railroad operations at North Creek intensified during World War II. Demand for the mineral titanium had soared as the war shut off traditional sources, so the tracks were extended 30 miles north to the former . . . — Map (db m138525) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Gore Mountain Gondola Cabin
Step inside this historic Gore Mountain Gondola Cabin for a photo. Did you visit Gore Mountain between January 1969 and April 1999 when it was home to the only gondola in New York State? The “Old Red Gondola” created over 30 years of . . . — Map (db m138527) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — North Creek Depot
The North Creek Railroad Station, the northernmost terminus of the Adirondack Railroad, is listed on the State and National Historic Registers as a fine example of a 19th Century rural station. The depot itself was built in 1871, and remains . . . — Map (db m138521) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — North Creek Railway Station
North Creek Railway Station At this site early in the morning of September 14, 1901 Theodore Roosevelt received the message that President McKinley had died in Buffalo and that he had become President of the United States. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m22535) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — North Creek Turntable
Most steam locomotives are designed to operate in the forward direction, although they can operate in reverse at slow speed. Diesel locomotives can operated equally well forward or backward, but it is still desirable to orient them in a forward . . . — Map (db m54306) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — The North Creek Railroad Depot
The Depot is a fine architectural example of the typical rural railroad station of the late 19th century. The original one room depot, built in 1871, was abandoned and the present depot was built with platforms fitted with two bays to accommodate . . . — Map (db m138519) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltA Great New Yorker
"At the dawn of another century, we recall Theodore Roosevelt's energetic life and populist legacy with admiration and affection. His twenty-four months as governor was a defining period, an impressive dress rehearsal of sorts, for one of the . . . — Map (db m41378) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltFamily Man - Conservationist
Family Man Roosevelt said his father was the greatest man he ever knew, and he was instrumental in building up young "Teedie" from a sickly child into the robust man. Roosevelt's devotion to his family was a sustaining force throughout his . . . — Map (db m41402) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt in the Adirondacks
While visiting the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo on September 6, 1901, President McKinley was shot and wounded in an assassination attempt. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt arrived in western New York the next day. Four days later, with . . . — Map (db m138517) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltCitizen Soldier, Steward to the Nation
Citizen Soldier “I waved my hat and went up the hill with a rush.” In 1898, Roosevelt resigned as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, volunteered for service in the Spanish-American War and became Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st United . . . — Map (db m138518) HM

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