Smith Bunker located on Bunker Hill about and gave it his name. Drew, of Gilmanton, New Hampshire , who came to the area about and settled on the west shore of the Lower Lake. The first sawmill was built by Gates Hoit in at the outlet of the lower lake near the present dam. During the early days, long before the advent of automobiles, there was a stage route from Chateaugay to the Banner House landing. Bellmont Location within the state of New York.
The iron ore was brought down from Lyon Mountain mostly by barges and was of unusual quality. Most of it went into the manufacture of Bessemer steel and was much sought after by steel manufacturers.
They enlarged the forge to sixteen fires, making the largest "Catalan" forge in the world. This forge and its sixteen fires consumed annually 37, cords of wood, which made 1,, bushels of charcoal. This forge operation lasted until Among other places where ore was found was one above the hotel owned by Lewis Bellows. He and Edgar Keeler, of Chateaugay, operated a mine back of the hotel for a year and took out about a thousand tons of ore. The mine was finally abandoned owing to the large amount of sulfur found in the ore.
Another mine was located on land owned by Alanson Roberts. He built a separator on Thurber Brook, where he separated some amount of ore. Later another separator was built near Lewis Bellows house, but finally both were abandoned. The shaft of the old Bellows mine still exists and is a point of interest to its present-day tourists. Chateaugay Lake has always drawn those interested in fishing and hunting; the region abounded in speckled and rainbow trout as well as deer and bear.
Among those who came to hunt or fish and built cottages on the lakes were Geraldine Farrar , the singer, as well as Jack Clifford and Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw. Seth Thomas of clock fame built a beautiful cottage with a high tower containing a huge three-sided clock, which could be seen for miles around. During the early days, long before the advent of automobiles, there was a stage route from Chateaugay to the Banner House landing.
From here a small steamer— first the Adirondack and later the Emma — made regular trips up through the Narrows and around the Upper Lake, stopping at every dock to deliver mail and supplies. The arrival of this little steamer was the high spot in the day's activities at all the camps. People felt a personal responsibility in meeting the boat and getting the latest news. The stage that came from Chateaugay was also an "institution", and Pratt Hill, the driver, was well known throughout the area.
Soon the coming of private launches in large numbers made the regular streamer trips unnecessary, and they were abandoned. Most of the campers then kept boats or launches at the M.
Bellows boat shop and from there went the rest of the way by water. Soon roads began to improve and again a change in the matter of boats. Campers now took the new road up along the lakeshore and stopped near their camps. This made the need for launches much less, and they soon dwindled in number. Cottages have so increased that there is almost no unoccupied space on the east side of the lower lake, and shorefront values climb higher and higher each year. According to the United States Census Bureau , the town has a total area of The east town line is the border of Clinton County.
The south part of the town is inside the Adirondack Park. As of the census  of , there were 1, people, households, and families residing in the town. The population density was 8. There were 1, housing units at an average density of 7. The racial makeup of the town was Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. There were households out of which The average household size was 2.
In the town, the population was spread out with The median age was 39 years. For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Town in New York, United States. The Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long Beach, California in the upper-middle of this image, with the Belmont Heights neighborhood in the lower half, looking southeast. Peninsula Beach Preservation Group. Archived from the original on 15 July Retrieved 20 June Archived from the original on City of Long Beach.
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