Chance's Restaurant, 1935, later the site of the Blue Gentian.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, October 20, 2001
Over the years, Saranac Lake had an amazing assortment of dining and drinking establishments, and during Prohibition, it had "at least a dozen speakeasies, which operated more or less within the knowledge of the police." 1Adirondack Daily Enterprise, July 22, 1955

See also 1937 Saranac Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars Encampment Program

Where to Eat, 1948. From a program of the Rebekah Lodge for the 1948 Rebekah Assembly.



Chamber of Commerce, Where to Stay and Dine in Saranac Lake, N.Y. : The little city in the Adirondacks, undated, but between 1948 and the late 1950s.
Courtesy of the Adirondack Experience



1. Mooney, Elizabeth, In the shadow of the White Plague : a memoir, New York : Crowell, 1979, p.90