AARCH to host historic tour July 11

SARANAC LAKE The Adirondack Architectural Heritage will host a historic tour of Saranac Lake Friday, July 11. Co-sponsored by Historic Saranac Lake (HSL), this tour will be led by Mary Hotaling, executive director of HSL. It will include many of the buildings and sites that made Saranac Lake Americas Pioneer Health Resort. The villages late 19th- and early 20th-century history is closely tied to the treatment for tuberculosis developed by Dr. Edward L. Trudeau. The tour will include the Trudeau Institute, where attendees will see the first cure cottage, Little Red, and the bronze sculpture of Trudeau by Gutzon Borglum. The next stop visits the former Trudeau Sanatorium, Saranac Laboratory, Union Depot, the Cure Cottage Museum, and the B_ Bart__ottage. The tour begins at 10 a.m. and ends around 3 p.m. Be prepared for uphill walking. The fee is $30 for AARCH and HSL members and $35 for non-members. Reservations are required for all tours by calling AARCH at 518-834-9328.

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