LeRay Hotel, Evans Mills[edit | edit source]Maria Amerigo Vespucci as a final wager. Van Buren lost this hand, and Vespucci returned to Ogdensburg with Parish, where they lived happily together for the next 18 years.The hotel in these early years was known as the Brick Hotel.
The building has been used a hotel, tavern and restaurant throughout much of its history. The hotel received the LeRay name in 1946, when new ownership at the time rehabilitated and reopened the dilapidated structure. The hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.