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Staff Photo/Kim Smith Dedam Markers point to the historic accomplishment of completing the Whiteface Veterans' Memorial Highway up Whiteface Mountain, which opened July 20, 1935, at the behest of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The road curls in hairpin turns to the mountain's summit of 4,867 feet above sea level, New York's fifth-highest peak.