Lake Pleasant and Speculator in the Adirondacks, New York (Images of America Series)

Lake Pleasant and Speculator in the Adirondacks, New York (Images of America Series)

by Anne A. Weaver, Beverly Hoffman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738572512
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/26/2010
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 1,266,505
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Anne A. Weaver has been the Town of Lake Pleasant historian since 2005. She writes a weekly column, “Way Things Were,” for the Hamilton County Express. Beverly Hoffman has been the Village of Speculator historian since 2002. She is a descendant of many early area settlers and has lived in Speculator all of her life. Both authors helped to found the Historical Society of Lake Pleasant and Speculator, which provides artifacts for the town hall’s historical museum.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Early Years 9

2 Hotels and Boardinghouses 19

3 Schools and Churches 35

4 Businesses 49

5 Camps 59

6 Logging, Fire Towers, and Hermits 83

7 Recreation 91

8 Interesting Photographs and Facts 107

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