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Paul Smith's Hotel, formally known as the Saint Regis House, was founded in 1859 by Apollos (Paul) Smith in the town of Brighton, Franklin County, New York in what would become the village of Paul Smiths; it was one of the first wilderness resorts in Adirondacks. In its day it was the most fashionable of the many great Adirondack hotels, patronized by American presidents Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge, celebrities like P.T. Barnum, and the power elite of the latter half of the 19th century, such as E. H. Harriman and Whitelaw Reid. Smith died in 1912, but the hotel continued under his son, Phelps, until it burned down in 1930.

For years the hotel was kept intentionally primitive, offering neither bellboys nor indoor bathrooms. It started as a seventeen room inn, though by the start of the 20th century it would grow to 255 rooms with a boathouse with quarters for sixty guides, stables, casino, bowling alley, and a wire to the New York Stock Exchange. It also had woodworking, blacksmith, and electrical shops, a sawmill and a store. Stagecoaches delivered guests to the hotel until 1912, when a short electric railroad connected it to the nearest main line.

See also


Paul Smith's Hotel - Paul Smith's Hotel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Paul Smith's Hotel, formally known as the Saint Regis House, was founded in   1859 by Apollos (Paul) Smith in the town of Brighton, Franklin County, New York   in ...
  • Upper St. Regis Lake
  • Spitfire Lake
  • Seven Carries
  • Adirondack Architecture

Sources


Paul Smith's Hotel - Hotel & Restaurant Management | Paul Smith's College - Students in the Hotel & Restaurant Management program at Paul Smith's College   receive the education they need to go far in the field.
  • Donaldson, Alfred L., A History of the Adirondacks. New York: Century, 1921. OCLC 1383265. (reprint)
  • Jerome, Christine Adirondack Passage: Cruise of Canoe Sairy Gamp, HarperCollins, 1994. ISBN 0-935272-94-1.

External links


Paul Smith's Hotel - Paul Smith's College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Paul Smith's College was founded through a bequest of Phelps Smith, son of   Apollos Smith, whose Paul Smith's Hotel was a famous 19th century   establishment.
  • History of the Town of Brighton
  • Historic Saranac Lake
  • New York Times, August 30, 1903, "Season in the Adirondacks Shows No Signs of Waning; Outdoor Sports of All Kinds Followed by Fancy Dress Balls and Bowling and Pool Tournaments -- Fair at Paul Smith's Hotel a Big Success."


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