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Rouses Point in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David Mayo's Sail Ferry

 
 
David Mayo's Sail Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, September 8, 2017
1. David Mayo's Sail Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Near Site of David Mayo's sail ferry, 1805. Crossed Lake Champlain from the foot of Champlain St. to Windmill Point, Alburgh, VT.
 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 44° 58.979′ N, 73° 21.772′ W. Marker is in Rouses Point, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Street (New York State Route 9B) and New York State Route 11, on the right when traveling north on Lake Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rouses Point NY 12979, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First School House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ezra Thurber’s Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Montgomery (approx. 1.2 miles away); The "White House" (approx. 2.7 miles away); Point au Fer Historic Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (approx. 3.3 miles away in Vermont); Missile Site
View of Lake Champlain from the spot of the marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, September 8, 2017
2. View of Lake Champlain from the spot of the marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away in Vermont); The International Boundary is Settled / La frontière internationale est définie (approx. 3.3 miles away in Vermont). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rouses Point.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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