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The Sagamore Resort (1882 / rebuilt 1930) – lakeside view

Green Island, Bolton Landing, New York USA • The Sagamore is a Victorian era resort hotel located on Lake George in Bolton Landing, New York. The name Sagamore is taken from the title for the chief of a Native American tribe. The Sagamore of the Mohicans was a featured character in James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans, many scenes of which were set in the Lake George region. Several of Lake George's nearby islands also bear the names of characters from Cooper's book. ~ The resort occupies a private island (Green Island) on Lake George. ~ The main feature of The Sagamore is the historic hotel, which overlooks the lake. In addition, a number of more modern buildings have been constructed on the island containing hotel rooms and suites and condominiums, as well as a conference center. … In January 2009, the Sagamore announced that it would close for the winter months for the first time ever in its operation, due to the economic recession. – from the Wikipedia summary.

 

Lake George and Bolton Landing are within the borders of the six million acre New York Adirondack State Park, created in 1892.

 

☞ The Sagamore Hotel Complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#83001824) on July 21, 1983.

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Taken on November 15, 2003