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By Nancy Mueller, July 2011
Historic New York The Chippewa Bay Area Marker
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Alexandria Bay — The Chippewa Bay AreaHistoric New York
This area was settled early in the 1800's by immigrants from Scotland. They were encouraged to come here by agents of George Parish, a large landholder in the North Country. These conscientious farmers and tradesmen came up the St. Lawrence River . . . — Map (db m56825) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Agricultural School
In 1906, the State Legislature granted St. Lawrence University a charter to operate a School of Agriculture, since the nearest similar school was over 200 miles away at Cornell. The male student body was taught modern farming and dairying methods, . . . — Map (db m88772) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Brewer Bookstore
St. Lawrence University's original gymnasium was built in 1896 where Gunnison Memorial Chapel stands today. When the old gym burned in May 1925, construction of the Brewer Field House son began. Named for Charles S. Brewer (class of 1891), the . . . — Map (db m88773) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Canton's Islands / Falls Island in 1898
Canton's Islands The Grasse River flows north to the St. Lawrence River and divides into west and east channels as it flows around the islands. Stillman Foote built the first sawmill and gristmill on the west bank of the Grasse River in 1801-02. . . . — Map (db m88707) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Floods, Fires, and Pollution
Although today the land you are on may seem like a pleasant park, during most of the 19th century the island was not attractive and it wasn't always safe for the people who worked and did business here. Floods The spring floods, known as . . . — Map (db m88735) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Herring - Cole Hall
Herring - Cole Hall For its architectural and historic significance named to the National Register of Historic Places Department of Interior U.S.A. 1974 Herring 1869 - Cole 1902 — Map (db m79048) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Home of Silas Wright
Home of Silas Wright Statesman U.S. Senator 1833-43 Gov. of New York 1844-46 — Map (db m79072) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — In Memoriam1861-1865
In Memoriam 1861-1965 Canton — Map (db m78775) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton
In Memory of those citizens from the own of Canton who gave their lives for their country World War I [14 names listed] World War II [30 names listed] [plaques on back] Dedicated to these men who gave their lived for . . . — Map (db m79080) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Logging and Lumbering
There had been a saw mill on or near Falls Island from the early 1800s. The James Spears Saw Planing and Shingle mill was located here in Falls Island in the 1800s. This view from the Canton Town Hall shows supplies of logs and lumber at the south . . . — Map (db m88743) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Richardson Hall
Richardson Hall For its architectural and historic significance named to the National Register of Historic Places Department of the Interior U.S.A. 1974 Erected 1856 — Map (db m79047) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Rushton Boat Shop
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 . . . — Map (db m88684) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Silas Wright
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New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University Chartered April 3, 1856 by the state legislature Richardson Hall cornerstone laid June 18, 1856 — Map (db m79045) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The East Channel of the Grasse RiverThe East Channel Dam in Three Seasons - Spring, Late Summer, and Winter
"...There was a dam behind Dishaw's foundry. A prolonged dry spell would lower the Grasse River until it didn't spill over the dam, but the water would still run through a raceway and help create a pool in a basin among the rocks some distance below . . . — Map (db m88755) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The Grist Mill
The grist mill shown here was originally known as the St. Lawrence Mill. It was a three-story brick building erected by Lucius Moody in 1859-60 and for many years it was owned by D.W. Sherwin. Canton Town and Village Historian If the . . . — Map (db m88726) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The King Iron Bowstring Bridge
The King Iron Bowstring Bridge was designed by Zenas King and built in the 1870s. Before he founded the King Bridge Company in Cleveland, Ohio, Zenas King lived and worked in the Depeyster area of St. Lawrence County. One of a very few bowstring . . . — Map (db m88691) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The Natural Environment
Although the primary focus of Heritage Park is on Canton's 19th century industries, this island offers the opportunity to observe and reflect upon various areas of scientific study. Geology is one of the physical sciences that investigate the . . . — Map (db m88732) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The Sash and Blind Factory
What looks like a small amphitheater from where you are now standing was the site of the H.H. Stickles Sash and Blind Factory. Here, water power was harnessed to run machines for planing, cutting, shaping, mortising, and finishing wood, and for . . . — Map (db m88734) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The West Channel of the Grasse River
Directly across this west channel is the site where the Eagle Mill was built in 1842 by Henry Van Rensselaer. This grist mill was a four-story, 45 by 65 foot sandstone structure. Over the years it passed through many hands, and in the early 20th . . . — Map (db m88725) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Village Park and Main Street
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New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Water Street and the Third Dam
In the late 1800s Nathaniel and Barzillai Hodskin operated a pocket furnace, foundry and machine shop on Water Street. SLCHA [St. Lawrence County Historical Association] The industries on Falls Island and along Water Street did not operate . . . — Map (db m88757) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), De Kalb — The St. Lawrence PlainHistoric New York
The gently rolling country between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains is cut by the St. Regis, Raquette, Grass and Oswegatchie Rivers. Tumbling from the slopes of the Adirondacks, these swift streams flow in westerly and northerly . . . — Map (db m87882) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), De Kalb — War of 1812
War of 1812 80 NYS militiamen encamped here May 1812 under the immediate inspection of Lt. Col. Benedict. After 10 days they marched to Ogdensburg — Map (db m88565) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — "Lest We Forget"Our Nation's Defenders — 1805 —•—1905
[north header] "Lest We Forget" [south header] Our Nation's Defenders [keystone]1805 —•—1905 — Map (db m87878) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Honor of Edward John Noble
In honor of Edward John Noble 1882 - 1958 industrialist, financier, philanthropist. This pep-o-mint replica was his Life Saver Co's first flavor & originally displayed at his Port Chester plant. — Map (db m87874) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves
In tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves, first female NYS Senator. Served in state legislature from 1925-1933, and the State Senate from 1935-1949. — Map (db m87875) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — Bay Road Cemetery
Bay Road Cemetery Hammond's First Cemetery Circa 1820 Erected 1985 By the R.T. Elethorp Historical Society — Map (db m89489) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — Catholic Church
1903 land donated by Mrs. Katherine Donald for church. 1906 St. Peter's dedicated by Rt. Rev. Bishop Gabriels Rev. Father Crowley, pastor — Map (db m75624) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — Crossover Island
Established in 1848 on Rock Island. Whale oil lamps used first. Kerosene used later, then batteries. Station discontinued in April 1941. — Map (db m39969) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — First Church
A Presbyterian church was built on this site in 1837. The present church, built in 1916 is the fourth "kirk" to occupy this site. — Map (db m75630) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — Military Road
Military Road Road was cut 1831 linking Rouses Point to Sackets Harbor. A plank road was constructed from Morristown through Hammond 1850 — Map (db m82403) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — Stone Quarry
Quarry was in operation in late 1800's. 600 men were employed cutting pink, red and yellow sandstone blocks used in paving streets. — Map (db m82404) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — The Thousand IslandsHistoric New York
As you enter the Thousand Island Region, you visit what the Iroquois called, "the Garden Place of the Great Spirit." This series of scenic isles actually number more than 1,800, ranging from small bird perches to some containing thousands of . . . — Map (db m75703) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — William McNeil
Wm. McNeil, Hammond area's first settler, came from Vermont to Chippewa Bay pre 1812. Statue by local artist Carmen D'Avino — Map (db m75621) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hammond — World Wars Memorial
Honor Roll [of Dead] World War I Harlie S. Hazen • Royal D. Smith World War II Willis S. Cutway • Robert F. Gallagher Robert I. Gibson • Lawrence S. Gilpin Kenneth Klock • Charles R. Nicol Kenneth T. Troup . . . — Map (db m75628) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Heuvelton — The Ogdensburg Agreement
In Heuvelton at a railway siding the night of August 17, 1940, Pres. Roosevelt and Prime Minister King discussed mutual problems and created a permanent joint board on defense known as the Ogdensburg Agreement. — Map (db m88845) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Heuvelton — Township of Oswegatchie World War II Roll of Honor
1941 Township of Oswegatchie 1945 World War II Roll of Honor Lest we forget — Map (db m88843) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Hopkinton — British Raid
British Raid In Feb. 1814, British Troops raided this village, seizing 300 barrels of flour of U.S. Gov. and stored in barns of Col. Hopkins near brook. — Map (db m84202) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Lawrence — Road Juncture
Road Juncture Port Kent to Hopkinton Turnpike merged with old military turnpike near here — Map (db m84182) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Lisbon — Honor Roll World War II
Honor Roll World War II — Map (db m88774) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Louisville — Wilson Hill Wildlife Management AreaImportant Habitat Complex — Natural History
This Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 3,400 acre multi-use area where the habitat is managed to provide food and shelter for dabbling and diving ducks, Canada geese and other waterbirds, as well as upland game birds and mammals. While much of the . . . — Map (db m79347) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — Dedicated in Honor and in Memory of the Brave Men and Women of Madrid
Dedicated in honor and in memory of the brave men and women of Madrid who served our country in the armed forces to preserve freedom and our way of life. — Map (db m79501) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Historic Businesses
(1)Saw Mill, (2)Grist Mill, (3)Woolen Mill, (4)Pants Factory, (5)Fly and Insect Destroyer Factory, Source: francesadams.com (6)Laundry. Since its early settlement, Madrid has been a center for business and industry. This area in particular . . . — Map (db m79539) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Stone Bridge
In 1880 the people of Madrid began to discuss the replacement of their log bridge. The first bridge was built in the winter of 1803-4 and had been rebuilt and repaired a number of times. The Town considered wood, stone, and iron for the bridge. . . . — Map (db m79532) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — United Church of Madridformerly The First Congregational Church of Madrid
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m79497) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — Dedicated to All Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
Dedicated to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces — Map (db m79308) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — Eisenhower LockStepping Down the St. Lawrence — History of the Coast
How Does a Lock Work? 1) A) Filling valve opened. Emptying valve closed. B) Water enters by gravity. Gate closed. Ship waiting to enter. C) Chamber fills to upstream level. D) Attendant opens gate. Catch cable lowered. 2) A) Attendants tie off . . . — Map (db m79307) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America World War I [ten names listed] World War II [58 names listed] [left plaque] Korea [eight names listed] . . . — Map (db m79338) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — Site of First School in Massena
Site of First School in Massena, built 1803 Located on Water Street, 191 feet from this corner. Gilbert Reed, instructor. — Map (db m79283) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — St. Lawrence River and MassenaHistoric New York
The St. Lawrence River from earliest times has provided a direct route for travel and transportation between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes. After the Revolution much of the land in northern New York came into the hands of Alexander Macomb . . . — Map (db m79339) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — The Empire StateHistoric New York
Following exploration by Champlain and Hudson in 1609, the first permanent settlement began in the Hudson Valley in 1624. Dutch rule was displaced in 1664 by the English who named New York after the King's brother, the Duke of York and Albany. . . . — Map (db m79281) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — A Tribute to Our Nation's Defenders
A tribute to our nation's defenders by this community Morristown — Map (db m88810) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — Honor Roll
Honor Roll World War I World War II Town of Morrison Revolutionary War Pensioners War of 1812 Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam 1963-1975 Persian Gulf War Korea Afghanistan Iraq — Map (db m88808) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — Stone Wind Mill
Stone Wind Mill Built 1825 at Morristown, New York by Hugh Mc Connell a miller from Scotland [stone at base of marker] This windmill property given to the village of Morristown, July 24, 1943, by Laura S. Chapman and Charles S. Chapman, N.A., . . . — Map (db m88803) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Norwood — In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
[plaque on front]In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World Wars I and II ——— World War I [two names] World War II [nine names] [back on stone]Korean War [one name] Vietnam War . . . — Map (db m79503) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Norwood — Pulpwood Grinding Wheel
Pulpwood Grinding Wheel from the old Norwood Paper Mill dismantled in 1932 — Map (db m79506) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — 311 Washington Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m75717) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Aka Se We':Ka Tsi (Oswegatchie)Cultural & Economic Crossroads — Iroquois Settlement 1749-1759
Iroquois Village In 1751, approximately 3,000 Iroquois lived in villages on both sides of the Oswegatchie River and the small islands in between, with the most influential families living in the three villages neighboring the fort. . . . — Map (db m75900) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Benjamin Forsyth: The Daring CommandoOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
In late July of 1812, a U.S. Army rifle company arrived on the Northern Border. It was commanded by Captain Benjamin Forsyth, "a big dashing daredevil from North Carolina," who had his own opinions on the way to wage a war. Along the Northern . . . — Map (db m75732) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial"The Spirit of Liberty"
War of the Rebellion 1861 • 1865 Town of Oswegatchie [Dedicated August 23, 1905] — Map (db m75669) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Federal Building (United States Courthouse)National Register of Historic Places
In 1856, the City of Ogdensburg petitioned the U.S. Treasury Department to construct an imposing Federal building that would suitably reflect Ogdensburg's importance as northern New York's leading social and commercial center. This structure . . . — Map (db m75638) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort de la Présentation - 1749-1759A French Foothold on the South Bank — French & Indian War
A Mission/Supply Base Fort de la Présentation, used as a fortified mission by Father Abbé François Picquet, was built at the mouth of the Oswegatchie River in 1749 and 1750. Picquet intended to Christianize much of the native population, . . . — Map (db m75750) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort la PrésentationOutpost on the Oswegatchie
This monument marks the site of Fort la Présentation erected in 1749 by Abbé François Picquet for the protection of his mission among the Indians of the Five Nations. The fort was occupied in 1760 by the British and . . . — Map (db m75743) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort Lévis - 1760France's Last Stand — French & Indian War
Father Abbé François Picquet and the American Indians moved to Isle Picquet after la Présentation was vacated. The English thought the settlement was a French village and burned it during the siege. Fort Lévis on Isle Royale August 1759 . . . — Map (db m75754) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort Oswegatchie 1760-1796Staging for Attack — Revolutionary War
This fort served a strategic role in the conduct of military campaigns that shaped our country. A British Foothold in the St. Lawrence Valley Fort de la Présentation was renamed Fort Oswegatchie by the British when they occupied the . . . — Map (db m75838) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Frederic Remington (1861 - 1909)St. Lawrence River Artist? — People of the Coast
Did Remington Live Here? No. But he loved the St. Lawrence River and his wife lived here for a time after his death. He painted in his studio on an island in Chippewa Bay he called "Ingleneuk." The North Country, where he grew up and is . . . — Map (db m75725) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Global War on Terrorism Memorial
Dedicated to all those who served and fought in the Global War on Terrorism Nicholas J. "Nic" Sovie U.S. Marines — Map (db m75645) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Groulx Park
Dedicated by Hanbidge Post No 69 American Legion November 11, 1933 in memory of Charles A. Groulx Killed in France July 5, 1918 — Map (db m75643) HM WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — How Ogdensburgh Captured BrockvilleOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
On February 6, 1813, Captain Benjamin Forsyth learned from his spies and Canadian sympathizers that the British were holding a large number of Americans in the jail at Brockville. Repeated reports indicated that the Americans were being cruelly . . . — Map (db m75740) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — John Fine1794 - 1867
Came here 1815 18 years County Judge 1839 - Congressman 1848 - NYS Senator Promoted Women's Rights. — Map (db m75636) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Korean War Veterans1950 - 1955 — Ogdensburg, N.Y.
[Honor Roll of Veterans] Joseph Bushey POW • John Brabant KIA Frank L. Casey KIA • Shaheen Ferris POW Donald Haynes KIA — Map (db m75647) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — New York Armory, Ogdensburg Centennial1898 - 1998 — 100 Years of Serving Nation & State
Dedicated 1898 40th Sep. Co. N.G.N.Y. Centennial 1998 Det 2, Co B, 2 Bn, 108 Inf — Map (db m75652) HM WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Nicholas "Nic" Sovie USMCJuly 28, 1985 - Feb. 17, 2006 — Lest We Forget
We the People of Ogdensburg, N.Y. dedicate this bench in honor of Nicholas "Nic" Sovie USMC July 28, 1985 - Feb. 17, 2006 who gave all for our country and for our freedom — Map (db m75651) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — North Country Sailors' Memorial
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 . . . — Map (db m75668) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburg And Forsyth: Friends Or EnemiesOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
By 1812, when war broke out along the border with Canada, Ogdensburgh, like other Northern bordertowns, saw little sense in Mr. Madison's War. When Captain Benjamin Forsyth and General Jacob Brown arrived in the community, they discovered . . . — Map (db m75742) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburg Public Library
Rebuilt by George Hall and John C. Howard 1922 The central part of this building was originally the Rosseel Mansion afterward converted into the summer residence of George C. Clark of New York City. In the year 1895 it became the . . . — Map (db m75716) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburgh And The War
Northern Front American War planners ignored Ogdensburg as a way to choke off the British supply lines, instead focusing their attention and troops on grandiose invasions like General James Wilkinson's ill-fated march on Montreal, . . . — Map (db m75734) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Operation Enduring Freedom MonumentArmy National Guard — Ogdensburg, NY
SSG David Beaudin • SPC Steven Bogardus • 1LT Christopher Culpepper • SPC David Diazcastro • SPC Kurtis Epprecht • SPC John Ferguson • SSG Steven Gianelli • SGT Larry Gutierrez • SPC Daniel Holmes • SPC Anthony Lespinasse • SPC Michael Lucey • . . . — Map (db m75666) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Operation Iraqi Freedom MonumentArmy National Guard — Ogdensburg, NY
SPC Michael Ames • PFC Timothy Amo • SPC Clay Armstrong • SSG David Beaudin • SGT Todd Brown • SPC Mark Burnham • SPC Matthew Chase • SGT Rodney Chase • SPC Kevin Coleman • SPC Christopher Curran • SPC Raymond Curtis • SPC Frank Cushing • SGT . . . — Map (db m75667) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Persian Gulf War
[Honor Roll of Veterans] — Map (db m75649) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Remington Art Memorial
This old mansion built in 1810 by David Parish was remodeled in 1922 in memory of Frederic Remington by George Hall and John C. Howard — Map (db m75724) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Revolutionary War Memorial
In memory of the Patriots of the American Revolution — Map (db m75641) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — The Battle of OgdensburgBritish Attack Across the Ice — War of 1812
February 22, 1813 British Lieutenant Colonel "Red" George Macdonnell led a force of about 650 soldiers and artillery across the ice to attack the American garrison at Ogdensburg commanded by Captain Benjamin Forsyth. Macdonnell moved to . . . — Map (db m75895) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Vietnam War1964 - 1975
. . . — Map (db m75648) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — War of 1812
7,000 US forces came ashore near here. November 6 1813. Left vessels to march around Ogdensburg. Local residents assisted in moving supplies. — Map (db m78332) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — What Happened To The PatriotsOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
Even though the Patriots only numbered about 180 in the windmill, Ogdensburg was home to a host of sympathizers, many of whom were prevented by the American infantry from joining or supplying their comrades. But many of the most vocal and active . . . — Map (db m75729) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — World War II Memorial1941 - 1945 — Ogdensburg
In Honor Of the Ogdensburg Heroes of World War II who made the supreme sacrifice [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m75644) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — World War Memorial
In memory of all World War I Veterans — Map (db m75642) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — First Church
FIRST CHURCH in the Town of Parishville was built here in 1828 Moved to Parishville Village 1846 — Map (db m79026) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — Parish Tavern
The old Parish Tavern built 1815 by David Parish stood here burned 1875 — Map (db m75707) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — ParishvillePowered by the West Branch of the St. Regis River
David Parish, a wealthy European merchant, purchased a 200,000 acre tract of wilderness here on speculation in 1808. A town would soon be formed here to take advantage of the power of the St. Regis, and eventually given the name of "Parishville." . . . — Map (db m84270) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — Site Of First Bridge
Site of first bridge made by white men in Town of Parishville 1809 — Map (db m75709) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — Site of Log Cabin of Luke Brown
Site of log cabin of LUKE BROWN FIRST SETTLER in the Town of Parishville Built 1810 — Map (db m79024) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — This was the First Road in the Town of Parishville
This was the FIRST ROAD in the Town of Parishville Cut through 1809 Called Luke Brown Road for earliest settler — Map (db m79023) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — West Branch St. Regis RiverPart of Adirondack Drainage
The St. Regis River is fed by abundant water cascading from the northern Adirondack mountain slopes and dropping rapidly toward the St. Lawrence River. The clean, cold water, rushing over the rocky streambeds and bedrock outcrops, creates scenic . . . — Map (db m84237) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Pierrepont — Cox's Mill
Town of Pierrepont Cox's Mill Sandstone house built by Gardner Cox, founder of "Cox's Mill" The sawmill was built on the west side of river in 1819. — Map (db m79022) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Pierrepont — War of 1812 Gravesites
Two War of 1812 soldiers while on a march from Plattsburgh to Sackets Harbor, died and are buried on this historic spot. — Map (db m77837) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Bayside CemeteryEstablished 1865
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a fine example of rural cemetery landscape and architecture. Visitors welcome, but enter at your own risk. Open during daylight hours. This is an active burial ground: please show respect on . . . — Map (db m78824) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — First Presbyterian Church of Dailey Ridge
First Presbyterian Church of Dailey Ridge 1853 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88660) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Home and Country
Home and Country — Map (db m78768) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Hosmer HallDr. Helen Hosmer 1898-
Graduate of Crane Normal School of Music - 1918 - Music Teacher of Potsdam Normal School 1922-1966 - Director of Crane Department of Music 1930-1966. Prominent choral conductor. Master Teacher·Exemplary administrator — Map (db m78827) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — In Honor of the Students and Alumni
In honor of the students and alumni of Potsdam State Teachers College who served their country in World War II and in reverent memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Nelson Brownell, Donald . . . — Map (db m88557) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — In Loving Memory
In loving memory of George W. Bonney, Frank G. Barclay, Harvey Clark, Oliver O. Emery, Howard E. Foote, Harold F. Gale, Roy D. Graves, Harold W. Griffiths, Ralph O. Hill, Charles E. McCarthy, Lawrence E. Perkins, Earl J. Santimaw, who died in the . . . — Map (db m88529) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — James McCormick1840-1921
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 . . . — Map (db m78800) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Kellas Hall
Kellas Hall Eliza Kellas class of 1899, 1864-1943 Katherine Kellas class of 1892, 1869-1941 Eliza became first President of Russell Sage College. Katherine became Preceptress at Potsdam Normal School and later first Dean at Russell Sage . . . — Map (db m89077) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II
1941 (Potsdam Fire Department-Established 1857) 1945 In honor of the members of the Potsdam Fire Department who served in the armed forces of our country in World War II Army [seven names listed] Navy [three names listed] . . . — Map (db m78981) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Raquette River WalkTrinity Episcopal Church / Racket, Racquette, or Raquette?
Trinity Episcopal Church Built of Potsdam Sandstone in 1836 by the Clarkson family (cornerstone laid in 1835), this is the only local church still standing that was constructed using the slab-and-binder method. The rectory and all additions . . . — Map (db m78860) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Raquette River WalkIce House Row/ Adirondack Tea/ River Recreation — Ives Park - The Water
Ice House Row Until electric refrigeration became widespread in the 1930s, Potsdam villagers relied on iceboxes stocked with ice blocks cut from the river and stored under sawdust in icehouses along Water Street (now Riverside[sic . . . — Map (db m78861) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Raquette River WalkFall Island
The Industrial Center The inexpensive, reliable power provided by Potsdam's falls attracted industry to Fall Island. Water was diverted from the top of the dams into flour flumes (rectangular wooden conduits.) One flume ran down each side of . . . — Map (db m78934) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site
The Flood of 1871 One Friday afternoon in May, word reached Potsdam that a reservoir dam had broken near Tupper Lake, and Fall Island was evacuated. It took 36 hours for the water to reach Potsdam. On Saturday, the water began to rise . . . — Map (db m97435) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels
Pulp grinding Limestone wheels from the paper mill in Pyrites, NY; a gift to the Village of Potsdam by Greg & Kendra Walsh, May 2000. — Map (db m88658) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Raymond Hall
Raymond Hall Benjamin Raymond 1774-1824 Founder of St. Lawrence Academy - Land Agent-Surveyor-Administrator- Community Leader-First Citizen of Potsdam — Map (db m88559) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Sandstoner ParkPotsdam Raquette River Walk
(above) These turn-of-the-century boaters are using oared craft resembling Adirondack guideboats. Note that couples usually face each other. (right) Canoeing had two surges in popularity: once in the 1900s, as shown here and again in the 1950s. . . . — Map (db m88616) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Satterlee Hall
Satterlee Hall Dr. O. Ward Satterlee 1907-1970 Director of Education 1947-1969 First Dean of Education at State University College at Potsdam — Map (db m88550) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — St. Lawrence Academy
Upon this spot was built in 1810 by Benjamin Raymond the first school house of Potsdam First session 1812 Rev. Jas. Johnson A.B. - Harvard - teacher. Here from 1816 to 1826 was ST. LAWRENCE ACADEMY Nahum Nixon A.B. - Middlebury- first . . . — Map (db m78916) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Thatcher Hall
Thatcher Hall Dr. Hervey Dexter Thatcher 1835-1925. Physician - Pharmacist Inventor-Manufacturer Owned first pasteurization plant. Invented first glass milk bottle. — Map (db m88526) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — The Clarkson-Knowles Cottagec.1835
The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage c.1835 has been placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78831) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice
[center stone] They live with us in grateful memory of their sacrifice *World War I* [14 names listed] *World War II* [43 names listed] The citizens of the village and town of Potsdam erect this lasting symbol of our . . . — Map (db m78980) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Timerman Hall
C. Donald Timerman 1915-1945 Scientist - Collector - Naturalist Class of 1938 - Killed in action on Okinawa - May 1945 — Map (db m78825) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Town of Potsdam
One of ten towns of 1787. Bought by Clarkson family with others, 1802. Settled by Benj. Raymond, land agent, 1803. Town established 1806. — Map (db m78982) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Star Lake — Star Lake
This lake was the first in the state to be stocked on application. Stocked with 40 M. Brook Trout fry from Caledonia Hatchery in 1889. — Map (db m57117) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Town of Hammond — Oak Point
Settled 1819 George Elliot busy river hamlet with a tannery, ashery, sawmill, cooperage, customs house and shipping wharf — Map (db m88225) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Early Power
Early Power A dam extending from shore to Island, together with a power canal, provided power for many small industries. 1804-1925 — Map (db m79494) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — George Redington House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1825 — Map (db m79398) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for their country World War II [six names listed] Korea [one name listed Vietnam [one name listed] [right stone] In honor of those who served our country in . . . — Map (db m79350) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Ogden Island Mansion
Ogden Island Mansion stood directly opposite for 150 years. Removed 1957. Home of Ogdens who planned settlement of area before 1800 — Map (db m79491) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Built on model of St. Paul's, New York, 1818. First Rector, Rev. Amos G. Baldwin Dedicated by Bishop Hobart — Map (db m79366) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — The SS Mary1893-1906
The SS Mary 1893-1906. A wooden vessel, steam propelled, gross tonnage 174 & horsepower 216,owned and piloted by Captain John W. Hatch. One summer night after completing her run to Ogdensburg, she was moored behind the home of John & Hattie . . . — Map (db m79400) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Village of WaddingtonWalking Tour Route — Architecture of the Coast
Early Seaway Trail communities flourished due to access to the St. Lawrence River. Raised on Waterpower Waddington was settled by early industrialists, here to harness the power of the St. Lawrence River. Many of the buildings in the . . . — Map (db m79378) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Waddington Town Hall
Waddington Town Hall Built by Isaac Johnson - 1884 Rededication - 1996 [Four town officials and four council persons listed] [separate plaque] This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United . . . — Map (db m79399) HM

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