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

James McCormick

1840-1921

 
 
James McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. James McCormick Marker
Inscription.
Veteran of the Civil War, 1861-1864,
Sixtieth Regiment, New York State Volunteers.

Wheelwright, Carriage and Wagon
Manufacturer, 1865-1900.
Shop on Fall Island, Potsdam, New York

Inventor of Vehicle-Spring. Patented-1887.

Canoe and Boat Builder, 1900-1921.
Blacksmith Shop on Main Street,
Potsdam, NY and on Fourth Lake
near Old Forge, NY.

 
Location. 44° 40.083′ N, 74° 59.348′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Island Street and Maple Street. Click for map. Marker is on a stone by the east end of the Hydro dam on Fall Island which splits the Raquette River. There is public parking along Island Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Maple Street, Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potsdam Raquette River Walk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk
James McCormick Marker and Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. James McCormick Marker and Bridge
Bridge is Maple Street. Continuing beyond the picture to the right, Maple Street will intersect with US Route 11.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Lawrence Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Potsdam (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Potsdam.
 
Also see . . .  Clarkson Office Building - Wikipedia. James McCormick marker is behind and to the left of this building at 17 Maple Street, corner of Island Street. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
James McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. James McCormick Marker
View towards Island Street and the back of the Clarkson Office Building, 17 Maple Street, on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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