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An Original 1800s Adirondack Stagecoach Postcard found at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat.

Why was Our Area an Adirondack Stagecoach Center?

Ernest Hohmeyer
August 17, 2020

In 1886, the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat began as a stagecoach inn, livery, post office, and trading post. Built by the Otis family, when Lake Clear was known as Otisville, our area became America’s first prominent nature-based tourist destination.

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