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By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 6, 2011
Fire Tower and Marker
New York (Hamilton County), Blue Mountain Lake — Fire Tower (Whiteface Mountain)
Near New York State Route 30.
1885 - 1935 Fire Tower. The second forest fire tower in the Adirondacks. Erected 1909. One of 58 now maintained by the State in Adirondacks and Catskills. New York State Education and Conservation Departments, . . . — Map (db m44649) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Blue Mountain Lake — Lake Durant
Near New York State Route 30.
Lake Durant Named in Honor Of William West Durant 1850 - 1934 Who Devoted Much of his Life To Developing the Adirondacks And Making Known their Beauties — Map (db m46723) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Blue Mountain Lake — Pioneer Bridge In memory of Doctor Thomas Clark Durant
Near Eagle Nest Road.
Protector, builder, vice-president and general manager of the first transcontinental railway, the Union Pacific.

President and builder of the Adirondack Railway. — Map (db m96914) HM

New York (Hamilton County), Blue Mountain Lake — The Adirondacks Historic New York
On New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling north.
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 m44731) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Hoffmeister — Town of Morehouse War Memorials
On New York State Route 8 west of French Road, on the left when traveling east.
This Tablet erected in honor of those who served from the Town of Morehouse in World War II George F. Remonda Died in Service Raymond E. Boh George Lewis Nelson G. Easton Claude L. Pardee Kenneth J. Edick . . . — Map (db m137094) WM
New York (Hamilton County), Piseco — Riley Tavern
On Old Piseco Road 2 miles north of New York State Route 8, on the left when traveling north.
One of the oldest buildings in Piseco cicra 1880. Used as a tavern, and post office. Original location was just south of here — Map (db m137241) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — First Town Hall
On New York State Route 8 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 30, on the left when traveling north.
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 museum — Map (db m137052) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — Gene Tunney Park
On New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling south.
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
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
On New York State Route 8 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 30, on the left when traveling east.
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
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — Site of Buyce's Blacksmith Shop Established in 1889
On New York State Route 8 near New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling west.
John F. Buyce was a horseshoer, blacksmith, wheelwright, builder of wagons, sleighs, and the famous Buyce Boats — Map (db m136269) HM
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — Site of Henry Slack's Store
On New York State Route 30 at Elm Lake Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 30.
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
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — Site of Lake Pleasant House
On New York State Route 30 near Brooks Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
New York (Hamilton County), Speculator — The Adirondacks Historic New York
On New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling north.
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
New York (Hamilton County), Wells — Sacandaga Public Campsite
Near State Highway 30.
1885 - 1935 Campsite. Sacandaga Public Campsite. One of the First Two Built On Forest Preserve Land In 1920 by the Conservation Dept. For Public Recreation. — Map (db m32952) HM

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