Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sage House, Williamstown, New York

  
One of northern Oswego County's historic landmarks – the Sage House – was destroyed by fire on June 14, 1975. At the time it was known as the Carriage House and was built in 1854 when the Watertown & Rome Railroad was built. It was also a stagecoach stop. The fire was caused by a deep fryer in the kitchen. The hotel was erected by Chauncey Sage, who settled on a small far outside the village in 1850. He also had a store and blacksmith shop there.


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