National Register of Historic Places listings in Franklin County, New York facts for kids
List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Franklin County, New York
This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Franklin County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". Two areas that are further designated National Historic Landmarks are the county's portion of the Adirondack Forest Preserve and the Eagle Island Camp.
There are a total of 78 entries. Three of these Registered Historic Places are in fact historic districts which include a total of eighty buildings and other structures. To be listed on the National Register, sites must retain their historic integrity, they usually must be at least fifty years old, and their listing must be promoted – or at least not be opposed – by the current owner, so many historically important sites in the county are not listed.
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|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Adirondack Forest Preserve||
|NE New York State
||Adirondack Park||The Adirondack Forest Preserve is a National Historic Landmark. Approximately 736,654 acres (2,981.13 km2) of the six million acre (24,000 km²) park are located in Franklin county.|
|2||Dr. A. H. Allen Cottage||
|22 Catherine St.
||Saranac Lake||A 1909 Scopes and Feustmann-designed "cure cottage".|
|43 Church St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Queen Anne style "cure cottage" built about 1906.|
|4||Azure Mountain Fire Observation Station||
||Waverly||A 1918, 35-foot (11 m) Aermotor galvanized steel fire tower on 2,518-foot (767 m) Azure Mountain.|
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A virtually intact "cure cottage" built in 1930, near the end of the cure cottage era.|
|108½ Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake (North Elba)||A two-story "cure cottage" that was originally a barn, converted to residential use in 1910.|
|7||Berkeley Square Historic District||
|30-84 Main St., 2-29 Broadway
||Saranac Lake||Harrietstown Hall and 26 commercial buildings constructed between 1867 and 1932.|
|8||Brighton Town Hall||
|12 Cty Rd. 31
||Brighton||Designed and built by Benjamin A. Muncil in 1914.|
|Northwest Bay Rd.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Great Camp built for theatrical agent William Morris, designed by William G. Distin|
|S of Keese Mills Rd., Upper St. Regis Lake
||Keese Mill||An Adirondack Great Camp built in 1923 by Marjorie Merriweather Post, founder of General Foods and the daughter of C. W. Post.|
|11||Camp Wild Air||
|Upper St. Regis Lake
||Upper St. Regis||An early Adirondack Great Camp built by New York Herald Tribune publisher Whitelaw Reid.|
|12||Church Street Historic District||
|Roughly, Church St. from Main St. to St. Bernard St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||Twenty-seven buildings including three churches, a medical laboratory, ten homes, two libraries, six cure cottages, most built between the late 1870s and 1900.|
|30 River St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Queen Anne-style "cure cottage" built about 1896.|
|14||Cottage Row Historic District||
|Roughly, Park Ave. N side from Rosemont Ave. to Catherine St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||Twenty-seven "cure cottage" built between 1900 and 1940.|
|15||Debar Pond Lodge||
|Debar Park Rd.
||Duane||Saranac Lake architect William Distin's private lodge for family and friends, built in 1939 and well-preserved|
|11 Kiwassa Rd.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" designed by architect William G. Distin for his father, photographer William L. Distin, built between 1915 and 1925.|
|29 Bloomingdale Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" built c. 1912.|
|18||Duane Methodist Episcopal Church||
|NY 26 E of jct. with Kenny Rd.
||Duane||Romanesque Revival design built between 1883 and 1885, church was in use for more than 100 years.|
|19||Eagle Island Camp||
|Eagle Island, Upper Saranac Lake
||Saranac Inn||Built in 1899 as a summer retreat for New York Governor and United States Vice-President Levi Morton and designed by noted architect William L. Coulter.|
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Queen Anne style "cure cottage" built before 1917.|
|11 Neil St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An intact "cure cottage" built before 1915.|
|28 Catherine St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A private "cure cottage" designed by architect Maurice Feustmann for use by his own family.|
|23||First Congregational Church||
|2 Clay St.
||Malone||An 1883 Romanesque stone church featuring a 105-foot (32 m) fortress-like tower with bell-ringer's room and eleven-bell carillon.|
|24||First Union Protestant Church of Mountain View||
|7 Church Rd.
||Bellmont||A wood-framed church built in 1916.|
|40 Kiwassa St.
||Saranac Lake||A largely intact private "cure cottage" built before 1925|
|26||E. L. Gray House||
|15 Helen St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" designed by Scopes and Feustmann, built between 1911 and 1913.|
|12 Conservation Rd.
||Dickinson Center||A 162-acre (0.66 km2) farm with an 1896 Victorian farmhouse and seven outbuildings built between 1820 and 1940.|
|6 Charles St.
||Saranac Lake||A largely intact American Craftsman "cure cottage" built about 1900.|
|29||Helen Hill Historic District||
|Prescott Place, Helen & Front Sts., Sheppard, Franklin & Clinton Aves.
||Saranac Lake||Residential neighborhood from early 20th century, with many cottages retaining the "cure porches" that distinguished the area's early days as a sanitarium.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An intact "cure cottage" built about 1920.|
|3 Maple Hill
||Saranac Lake||A boarding "cure cottage" built in 1890.|
|24 Park Pl.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A 1916 "cure cottage".|
|5 Birch St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" built in 1923.|
||Malone||A stone gristmill built in 1853.|
|16 Marshall St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An 1896 Bungalow-style "cure cottage".|
|6½ St. Bernard St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A largely intact "cure cottage" built before 1896.|
|37||Beth Joseph Synagogue||
|Lake and Mill Sts.
||Tupper Lake||Built in 1905, it is the oldest synagogue in the Adirondacks.|
|112 Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake||A "cure cottage" built between 1905 and 1910.|
|110 Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake (North Elba)||A 1905, three-story, wood frame "cure cottage", built for the priest of St. Lukes Episcopal Church, later the home of Dr. Edward Welles, a pioneer in thoracic surgery, who practiced at the Adirondack Cottage Sanatorium.|
|3-5 Bloomingdale Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A 1902 commercial building with apartments built with "cure porches", it originally housed Henry P. Leis pianos and a pharmacy on its first floor.|
|26 Algonquin Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A private, shingled cure cottage" built about 1906.|
|42||Anselm Lincoln House||
|49 Duane St.
||Malone||An 1830 stone house, believed to be the oldest extant house in Franklin County.|
||Saranac Lake||The original "cure cottage" of the Adirondack Cottage Sanitorium founded by Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau.|
|44||Loon Lake Mountain Fire Observation Station||
|Summit of Loon Lake Mountain
||Franklin||New listing, refnum# 08001144|
|37 Riverside Dr.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A cure cottage built about 1911.|
|116 W. Main St.
||Malone||A large, castellated, stone and brick armory built in 1892, designed by state architect Isaac G. Perry.|
|47||Malone Freight Depot||
|99 Railroad St.
||Malone||Built in 1852, in association with the development of the Northern Railroad.|
|89 Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Colonial Revival "cure cottage" with Craftsman-style touches, built between 1915 and 1925.|
|49||Merrillsville Cure Cottage||
|Jct. of Co. Rt. 99 and Old NY 3
||Merrillsville||Built about 1900 as part of a tuberculosis curing facility; it is now used as a town hall.|
|100 Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A 1915 bungalow designed by Scopes and Feustmann as a "cure cottage".|
|Off NY 30, Upper Saranac Lake
||Saranac Inn||An Adirondack Great Camp designed by William L. Coulter in 1898 for Isabel Ballantine of New York City.|
|25 Riverside Dr.
||Saranac Lake||A boardinghouse-style "cure cottage" built about 1907.|
|53||New York Central Railroad Adirondack Division Historic District||
|NYCRR Right-of-Way from Remsen to Lake Placid
||Saranac Lake||The New York Central Adirondack Line ran from Remsen to Lake Placid. There are extant stations in Lake Clear Junction and Saranac Lake; the Adirondack Scenic Railroad runs a tourist train between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake.|
|58 Northbrook Rd.
|16 Helen St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" built in 1898.|
|34 W. Main St.
||Malone||Built in 1848, it is believed to be the oldest extant commercial building in Franklin County.|
|26 Baker St.
||Saranac Lake||A built about 1910, it may have been designed as a private "cure cottage" by William G. Distin.|
|58||Prospect Point Camp||
|E of NY 30
||Saranac Inn||An Adirondack Great Camp designed by William L. Coulter for New York copper magnate and financier Adolph Lewisohn in 1903.|
|2 Charles St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An intact 1896 "cure cottage".|
|62 Algonquin Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An 1893 Queen Anne-style "cure cottage".|
|72 Bloomingdale Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" built about 1930.|
|62||Orin Savage Cottage||
|33 Olive St.
||Saranac Lake||A "cure cottage" built about 1910.|
|49 Riverside Dr.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A 1906 Queen Anne-style "cure cottage".|
|27 Olive St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||An intact "cure cottage" built in 1890.|
|21 View St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A Coulter and Westhoff-designed single-family "cure cottage" built in 1907.|
|12 Jenkins St.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A "cure cottage" for a single patient built about 1903.|
|67||Paul Smith's Electric Light and Power and Railroad Company Complex||
|2 Main St.
||Saranac Lake||Headquarters of the 1907 company formed by hotelier Paul Smith.|
|68||St. Regis Mountain Fire Observation Station||
|Saint Regis Mountain
||Santa Clara||A 35-foot (11 m) Aermotor LS40 steel tower erected in 1918 by the Conservation Commission.|
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A private home built in 1916 for the president of Northern New York Telephone who used it as a "cure cottage".
|70||U.S Inspection Station–Chateaugay, New York||
||Chateaugay||U.S. Border Inspection Stations MPS|
|71||U.S. Inspection Station–Fort Covington, New York||
||Fort Covington||U.S. Border Inspection Stations MPS|
|72||U.S. Inspection Station–Trout River, New York||
||Trout River||U.S. Border Inspection Stations MPS|
|73||US Post Office-Malone||
|482 E. Main St.
||Malone||A 1934 Classical Revival-style post office building designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury, Louis A. Simon.|
|74||Chester Valentine House||
|182 Lake St.
||Saranac Lake||A 1932 Strathmore model Sears kit house|
|67 Park Ave.
||Saranac Lake (Harrietstown)||A 1904 Colonial Revival-style house that evolved into a "cure cottage".|
|177 Stacy Rd.
|8 Williams St.
||Saranac Lake||An intact Queen Anne-style "cure cottage".|
|3 Kiwassa Rd.
||Saranac Lake||A boardinghouse-style "cure cottage" built in 1910.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Paul Smith's Hotel Store||
||Paul Smith's College campus