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Historic St. William's Church on Long Point

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28 and County Rt. 2, near Raquette Lake in Hamilton County

St. William's on Long Point, accessible only by boat and on the National Register of Historic Places, is a nonprofit, non-denominational, retreat and cultural center on Raquette Lake.

Built in 1890 with funding provided by William West Durant, one of two unique summer chapels on Raquette Lake that are only accessible only by water. The Church of the Good Shepherd is now a a not-for-profit, non-denominational, lakeside retreat and cultural center accessible only by boat. Musical, historical, and environmental programs are held during July and August. Semi-private and dormitory lodging is available.

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Raquette Lake

Closest Byway:Central Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:remote
Closest Route #:State Rt. 28 and County Rt. 2
Months Occurring:july and august
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:both
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:43.8258971
Longitude:-74.6312781
URL:Historic St. William's Church on Long Point website

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