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Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sweet Canal Store

 
 
Sweet Canal Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 16, 2006
1. Sweet Canal Store Marker
Inscription.
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Built circa 1850 to service
Barges on Erie Canal, served
As store and forwarding
Warehouse for goods shipped
Across river to Amsterdam

 
Erected by Heritage and Genealogical Society of Montgomery County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 42° 56.059′ N, 74° 11.869′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Bridge Street, Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chuctanunda Terrace Site (approx. mile away); "Mother Lake" (approx. half a mile away); Sanford Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Guy Park (was approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Guy Park, 1766 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hurricana Stock Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
More about this marker.
Sweet Canal Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 28, 2014
2. Sweet Canal Store Marker
The marker had been posted at the sidewalk beside Bridge Street. During the summer of 2011 the marker was removed prior to a project that brought fresh pavement and newly poured sidewalks. The marker has been placed beside the canal store, though its installation would appear to be non-permanent.
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Regarding Sweet Canal Store. The Samuel Sweet Canal Store was Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 19, 1989.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Samuel Sweet Canal Store & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 25, 2011
3. Samuel Sweet Canal Store & Marker
Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 20, 2007
4. Sweet Canal Store
Canal Society of New York State President Thomas X. Grasso leads a tour group on a visit to the Samuel Sweet Canal Store in May of 2007, showing a picture of what the canal store building looked like when the Erie Canal was still in use and this area of Amsterdam was known as Port Jackson.
Sweet Canal Store Illustration image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 20, 2007
5. Sweet Canal Store Illustration
A closer view of the book that president Grasso brought along showing the Samuel Sweet Canal Store.
The Samuel Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 16, 2006
6. The Samuel Sweet Canal Store
The Samuel Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 20, 2007
7. The Samuel Sweet Canal Store
Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 20, 2007
8. Sweet Canal Store
The Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 20, 2007
9. The Sweet Canal Store
The Sweet Canal Store image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 28, 2014
10. The Sweet Canal Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2. submitted on August 28, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   10. submitted on August 28, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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