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

Rushton Boat Shop

 
 
Rushton Boat Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
1. Rushton Boat Shop Marker
Inscription.
Canton, N.Y.
home of
Rushton Boat Shop
1873 - 1916
Famed for its craft and craftmanship

J. Henry Rushton 1843-1906
Founder - Proprietor - Guiding Genius
Charter Member
American Canoe Association - 1880
Builder of many renowned
and historic canoes

 
Erected 1966 by Grass River Historical Association.
 
Location. 44° 35.727′ N, 75° 10.387′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Riverside Drive (County Route 27), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at the east end of the US 11 Main Street bridge over the Grasse River, east channel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Main Street, Canton NY 13617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The King Iron Bowstring Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Street and the Third Dam (about 400 feet away); Canton's Islands / Falls Island in 1898 (about 500 feet away); The West Channel of the Grasse River (about 500 feet away); The East Channel of the Grasse River
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
2. Westward
Route US 11 south.
(about 500 feet away); The Grist Mill (about 600 feet away); The Sash and Blind Factory (about 600 feet away); Logging and Lumbering (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Canton.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker at Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
3. Marker at Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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