Abenia Estate – The History of Our Property


The property that The Boathouse Restaurant stands on has a lot of history.   We did a little internet research on sites such as Wikipedia and found a lot of information in the book Millionaires' Row on Lake George, NY by author and historian William Preston Gates. Lake George, NY was a summertime playground for the most wealthy Americans.   Many of the richest Americans built "cottages" on the lake.   These "cottages" consisted of large homes including multiple bedrooms and being as large as 20,000 square feet!   In the 1860's Walter W. Price followed some of his wealthy friends and purchased land on the [...]