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Silver Lake Institute Historic District - Silver Lake, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie
N 42° 42.140 W 078° 01.155
17T E 744134 N 4732069
Quick Description: Welcome to the Silver Lake Institute Historic District located in Silver Lake, New York!
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/27/2008 12:05:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM31YJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 35

Long Description:
The Silver Lake Institute sits on the east bank of Silver Lake. It was founded in the late 1800's as a Methodist Assembly camp for Bible study and spiritual training. The central feature of the historic district was Epworth Hall, a social and religious centerpiece of the Institute which still stands today (also included on the National Register of Historic Places).

Please note that the coordinates at the top of the page will take you to a sign indicating an "entrance" into the Institute. For those wishing to visit Epworth Hall, please utilize the following coordinates:

N 42° 41.881
W 078° 01.294
Street address:
Roughly bounded by Wesley, Embury, Thompson, Haven, Lakeside & Lakeview Aves
Silver Lake, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: Wyoming

Year listed: 1985

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic, Religion

Current function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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