|1964 -- Charles Vosburgh, a speculator from Courtland, NY, purchased Sekon, subdivided it into
many small parcels and auctioned off the contents, buildings and land. All property of former Fish
Rock Camp and Camp Calumet sold at public auction, July 11, 1964. July 9 Adirondack Daily
Enterprise ran a lengthy article about the upcoming auction.
|The story listed a number of works of art included in the auction. Among them were "six large
mural-type oils of Belgian wildlife scenes" by Charles Livingston Bull.
|1953 to 1964 -- W. Mladek Willy purchased Sekon in 1953 and operated it as a resort hotel for
more than 10 years. Willy was the former manger of Sekon in the Pines, a resort hotel operated at
one time at Prospect Point, the former Adolph Lewisohn great camp. The Saranac Lake Library
has a file copy of a Sekon Lodge brochure.
|1951 to 1953 -- Franklin County biefly assumed ownership of Sekon in a mortgage foreclosure
action against the Dellavies. Property also briefly held by Adirondack Lodge Inc.
|1944 -- Fish Rock passes out of Seligman family hands for the first time. It is sold to Mildred
Carlotta Dellevie, Aug. 16, 1944. (Franklin County property records). Operated as a resort called
Ralph Dellevie's Sekon Lodge on Fish Rock by the Dellevie Family of New York City until 1948.
The Saranac Lake Free Library has a copy of this ad for the Dellevie business.
|1921 -- Mrs. Isaac Seligman and Mrs. Adloph Lewisohn robbed of jewelry at Fish Rock Camp.
Read the New York Times account at this link.
|1917 -- Isaac Newton Seligman died in a horseback riding accident at his Irvington, NY country
home Sept. 30, 1917. The New York Times carried a story about his will on Oct. 17, 1917.
|Timeline Continued Page 3
|1994 -- New Yorker magazine carried a lengthy story about the Seligman family written by
descendanat Geoffrey T. Hellman. Those with patience may read it here.
|1915 -- July 26, 1915, Fish Rock camp guest book sketch by Isaac Seligman shows
gazebo on the Fish Rock with complex jerkinhead roofline.