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Belmont Lake State Park


The park today was formerly a 1,100 acre horse farm for August Belmont to raise race horses


In 1926 the State purchased half the property and made his mansion the State Park Headquarters
It was used up until 1935 when it was demolished and the new building constructed


A headstone by some trees near the old circular driveway

IN
MEMORY
OF MY
FAITHFUL DOG
ROBIN
Mar. 24th 1879



During the War of 1812 the US captured a British war ship after a battle on the Great Lakes
These cannons we taken and years later placed in front of the mansion






In 1935 the original mansion was demolished and this new one constructed
This is now the New York State Park Police Headquarters


 

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