Sagamore, a vintage Great Camp and National Historic Landmark, was built by noted Great Camp architect, W. W. Durant in 1897. It was used as a summer retreat for over 50 years by the Alfred Vanderbilt and Margaret Emerson families, who entertained illustrious guests from High Society to Hollywood. Guided tours of 27 buildings give insight into both the workers' lifestyles and the owners who came to the Adirondacks to indulge in the illusion of "roughing it." Gift shop, coffee shop. Special Events: demonstrations, workshops, educational programs and lectures.
Guided tours: Third weekend in June-Labor Day, daily, 10am and 1:30pm.
Open: Labor Day-Columbus Day, Sat-Sun, 10am and 1:30pm, Mon-Fri, 1:30.
Residential programs: May to October. Admission Fee.