Grover Cleveland, August 9, 1892 (Library of Congress) Born: March 18, 1837

Died: June 24, 1908

Married: Frances Folsom

Children: Ruth, Esther, Marion, Richard Folsom, Francis Grover

Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States; he is the only U.S. president to serve two non-consecutive terms, 1885 to 1889 and 1893 to 1897. He was also Governor of the State of New York, 1883 to 1885.


The President's Honeymoon Cottage at Saranac Inn Malone Farmer, July 8, 1908

Under the title of "An Adirondacker," the Adirondack Enterprise has the following: "Twenty years ago Grover Cleveland was a frequent visitor to the woods of the Adirondacks. 'Uncle Mart' Moody, of Big Tupper Lake catered to his simple wants; he spent much time at Paul Smith's and with 'Uncle Paul' Smith drove many miles through the mountains. Cameron's at Ray Brook, was prominent then among the resorts and Cleveland stopped there occasionally. Lake Placid was just beginning to attract attention and Cleveland was a familiar figure in the hotels of this resort, but it was at Saranac Inn that he remained for the longest periods. It was here that Cleveland passed his honeymoon; it was here that the committee of America's foremost Democrats of the day assembled and told him that be had been nominated on the Democratic ticket to the highest office within the gift of the people of the United States. It would seem therefore that some of Cleveland's happiest, proudest and pleasantest moments were spent among the lakes, woods and mountains of the Saranac country. To the people of the woods with whom he came in contact during this period Cleveland and his companions, Lamont, were delightful chums. It was a pleasure to fish with them and to hunt with them. It follows that there are many anecdotes of Cleveland's visit. It was fitting that on Friday, the day of the funeral of the great man, some simple thing be done by those in the Adirondacks who knew and honored him. Cleveland's cabin at Saranac Inn is today an important and well preserved part of the lodge of Thomas Blagden. About the structure that Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland occupied have been built some other rooms for the comfort and convenience of Mr. Blagden and his friends and now all combine in an interesting type of rustic architecture. Many of the furnishings of the Cleveland cabin are as well preserved as the cabin itself, but chief among them is a handsome flag. This, Mr. Cleveland's flag, was raised at half mast on Friday."

See also: U. S. Presidents

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