McClelland Street is located in the French Hill neighborhood of Saranac Lake, running east-west on the hill west of Broadway. The street is named for James McClelland who owned the land now known as French Hill. Note: the 1908 village directory gives the street name as "McClellan".


Adirondack Daily Enterprise, February 28, 1952

Our Town

By EDDIE VOGT

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The section now known as James street and McClelland street at one time (1895 and before) was swamp, and during most of the year the outlet for this water was over the rocks at the rear of the present Hallock Block on Broadway. Some water probably came down from the Margaret street section, also. At times in the early Spring I have seen the brook near Hallock Block so large that the culvert under Broadway near the present Sunoco gas station couldn't accommodate the water and would flow over Broadway, then only a country dirt road with mud 12 inches deep —- thence thru the lumber yard to the Saranac River, near the Fortune furniture store was a foot path or short cut from Broadway to lower Bloomingdale Aenue. A wooden bridge was erected to cross the brook; the bridge was at least 6 or 8 foot long…

Old Address Post-911 Address Building Name Cure Evidence/Notes
Starts at Broadway
5 McClelland Street 59 McClelland Street 5 McClelland Street  
13 McClelland Street 43 McClelland Street 13 McClelland Street  
15 McClelland Street 37 McClelland Street 15 McClelland Street  
16 McClelland Street McClelland Street 16 McClelland Street  
17 McClelland Street 35 McClelland Street J.H. Meagher Residence DIS 1930
19 McClelland Street 29 McClelland Street 19 McClelland Street  
20 McClelland Street 32 McClelland Street 20 McClelland Street TBSBC
20 1/2 McClelland Street   LaVallee Residence DIS 1928
23 McClelland Street 23 McClelland Street 23 McClelland Street  
24 McClelland Street 22 McClelland Street Buckley Residence DIS 1929
25 McClelland Street 19 McClelland Street 25 McClelland Street  
26 McClelland Street 18 McClelland Street Boprey Residence DIS 1913
27 McClelland Street 15 McClelland Street 27 McClelland Street  
29 McClelland Street 9 McClelland Street 29 McClelland Street  
33 McClelland Street 7 McClelland Street 33 McClelland Street  
34 1/2 McClelland Street   Lavallee Residence 2 DIS 1928
35 McClelland Street 3 McClelland Street 35 McClelland Street  
36 McClelland Street 4 McClelland Street Washburn Cottage DIS 1911
Ends at Hope Street