History

Welcome to North Elba & Lake Placid, NY!

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.


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History of North Elba
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History of Lake Placid
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History of Saranac Lake
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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:


Learn More:

Contact:

Karen Fountain, Town & Village Historian
Email:
karenefountain@aol.com
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!

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