Unknown Banner House portraits

These came from an album in the Banner House. Nobody was identified.


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Banner House, Lower Chateaugay Lake

Most of these were scanned from originals owned by the Banner House or the Bellows estate.  

Jonathan Bellows, Early Adirondack Settler

Jonathan Bellows: Trail Blazer and Early Adirondack Settler Jonathan Benjamin Bellows was born August 25, 1778, at Charleston, NH, the son of Peter and Mary (Chase) Bellows, of Bellows Falls, Vt. He was the third generation of John Benjamin Bellows, a boy immigrant from Scotland, who came to this country in 1635 and later founded … Continue reading Jonathan Bellows, Early Adirondack Settler

Chateaugay Lake First Settled

Chateaugay Lake First Settled by Samuel C. Drew in Year 1816 Chateaugay Lake was first thrust on a waiting world through one William Bell, who came here around 1783. Bell sold 50 acres of land to Samuel C. Drew, of Gilmantown, N.H., who came here about 1816 and settled on the west shore of the … Continue reading Chateaugay Lake First Settled