Stevenson Cottage

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Stevenson Cottage
Saranac Lake - Stevenson Cottage.jpg
Stevenson Cottage, September 2007
Stevenson Cottage is located in New York
Stevenson Cottage
Stevenson Cottage is located in the United States
Stevenson Cottage
LocationStevenson Ln., St. Armand / Saranac Lake, New York
Coordinates44°20′30″N 74°7′5″W / 44.34167°N 74.11806°W / 44.34167; -74.11806Coordinates: 44°20′30″N 74°7′5″W / 44.34167°N 74.11806°W / 44.34167; -74.11806
Arealess than one acre
MPSSaranac Lake MPS
NRHP reference #92001441[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 06, 1992

Stevenson Cottage is a historic cure cottage located at Saranac Lake, town of St. Armand in Essex County, New York. It was built between 1865 and 1866 and is a ​1 12-story, L-shaped wood-frame building on a fieldstone foundation with wood-frame siding. Built as a residence, it was later adapted for use as a cure cottage. Author Robert Louis Stevenson and his family occupied the west wing of the house from October 1887 to April 1888 while he was recovering from a lung ailment. The house was purchased in the 1920s by the Stevenson Society of America, which continues to operate it as a museum of the author's memorabilia.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Rachel Bliven and John A. Bonafide (September 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Denny Cottage". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-10. See also: "Accompanying two photos".

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