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Ogdensburg in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

North Country Sailors’ Memorial

 
 
North Country Sailors' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2014
1. North Country Sailors' Memorial Marker
Inscription.

This old ship's anchor and chain and the dock on which it rests is forever dedicated to the memory of all residents of the North Country who sailed the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes since Ogdensburg has been a fort, village, city - 1749 - 1969.
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This ship's anchor was recovered from the
St. Lawrence River in 1969
by divers
Donald F. Awan, Edward B. Brouse
and James E. Mee
The anchor was prepared for dedication by
Notre Dame Boy Scout Troop 68
under direction of
Scoutmaster Robert Smithers
and
Assistant Scoutmaster Ralph Baker

 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 44° 42.045′ N, 75° 29.702′ W. Marker is in Ogdensburg, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Click for map. Marker is in the circle in the Morissette Park parking lot at the north end of Caroline Street, along the St. Lawrence River. Marker is in this post office area: Ogdensburg NY 13669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. What Happened To The Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Forsyth: The Daring Commando (within shouting
North Country Sailors' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2014
2. North Country Sailors' Memorial Marker
distance of this marker); Ogdensburgh And The War (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); How Ogdensburgh Captured Brockville (about 600 feet away); Ogdensburg Public Library (about 800 feet away); Ogdensburg And Forsyth: Friends Or Enemies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederic Remington (1861 - 1909) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ogdensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Lawrence Seaway History. (Submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Lawrence Seaway History. (Submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
North Country Sailors' Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2014
3. North Country Sailors' Memorial
North Country Sailors' Memorial Anchor & Chain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2014
4. North Country Sailors' Memorial Anchor & Chain
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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