The Town of North Elba, NY contains the entirety of the Village of Lake Placid and the hamlet of Ray Brook, and part of the Village of Saranac Lake. Read more at the links below.
History of North Elba
History of Lake Placid
History of Saranac Lake
History of Ray Brook
Native American History:
Currently, the federally-recognized Native American tribe in the Adirondack region is the St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York of the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in Franklin County.
Read more about the history of Native Americans in the Adirondacks:
- "Adirondacks: Native Americans" - National Park Service, North Country National Scenic Trail
- "Digging into Native Americans' history in the Adirondacks" - Robert Engel, Adirondack Almanack
- Lake Placid Historical Society
- Six Nations Iroquois Cultural Center
- John Brown Farm
- Lake Placid Public Library
- ADK History Center
- Historic Lake Placid
Karen Fountain, Town & Village Historian
Phone: (518) 637-5338
Click on the photos below for more information, and be sure to check out the Library of Congress Photo Catalog for more historic images of North Elba, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Ray Brook, and the Adirondacks!