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Johnstown in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

July 9, 1889 Flood

 
 
July 9, 1889 Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2013
1. July 9, 1889 Flood Marker
Inscription.
Bridge Here Destroyed
13 Onlookers Swept Away
Only 8 Survive Upon Failure of
Shriver's Mill Dam

 
Erected by NY State Historical Marker.
 
Location. 43° 0.551′ N, 74° 22.275′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on North Perry Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Perry Street, Johnstown NY 12095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Drumm House (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of First St John's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Women's Rights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grave of Sir William Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Johnstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founder of Johnstown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsDisastersMan-Made Features
 
July 9, 1889 Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2013
2. July 9, 1889 Flood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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