Sunday, March 26, 2023

Tale of Two Sagamores lecture set for April 7

Great Camp Sagamore & The Sagamore Resort

Great Camp Sagamore & The Sagamore Resort join together to invite you to an evening lecture highlighting the history of both of these Adirondack icons. All are welcome to gather on Friday, April 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for a Tale of Two Sagamores lecture at the Sagamore Resort Conference Center in Bolton Landing, NY.

Historian and author Bill Gates will speak about the rich history of The Sagamore, one of the Adirondack’s most iconic resorts. Robert Engel, historian of Great Camp Sagamore, will share the fascinating history of one of the first Great Camps in the Adirondacks. Both speakers will provide insight into the history and significance of these two Adirondack icons.

Admission to the lecture is provided free of charge. Please pre-register by clicking here.

Schedule of Events:

6 to 7 p.m. – Cocktail hour with hors D’oeuvres and cash bar. Opportunities to view historic artifacts and photographs from Great Camp Sagamore and the Bolton Historical Museum, as well as information regarding Great Camp Sagamore’s educational programs and events for 2023.

7 to 8 p.m. – Presentations from Great Camp Sagamore Historian Robert Engel and Bolton Landing local Historian and Author Bill Gates on the histories of Great Camp Sagamore and the Sagamore Resort.

8:30 p.m. – Wrap-up questions.

To learn more about Great Camp Sagamore, please visit:

Photo at top: Great Camp Sagamore & The Sagamore Resort. Great Camp Sagamore website photo.

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One Response

  1. Pat Boomhower says:

    There was a 3rd Sagamore. Sagamore Hotel in Long Lake. Sadly it was so deteriorated it was torn down 1959 or 60.

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