Collection item of the Week – 03/03/2023 Charles Tisch Cottage at Schroon Lake, NY

The Charles Tisch Cottage at Schroon Lake, NY was recently demolished.

The cottage built in the year 1917 was located at the southern entrance to Schroon Lake village. It was designed by noted Glens Falls architect Ward Grover Shippey who did many projects in the Schroon Lake area including Scaroon Manor and the Brown Swan Club.


Charles Tisch cottage as viewed from State Route 9.   2015.014.193-2


Charles Tisch Cottage Lake Front       2015.014.193-3


Charles Tisch Cottage West Side.   2015.014.193-4


Charles Tisch estate garage.       2015.014.193


The garage was removed many years ago to create a parking lot.  It’s sad to see such historic Adirondack architecture lost to the ages.


edited by Tom Lynch, Collections Manager

(c) 2023. Warren County New York Historical Society.

contact: [email protected]

Source:  Ward Grover Shippey  Collection  # 28

Warren County NY Historical Society, 50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY 12804

Phone: 518-743-0734



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