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Waterford in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Button Park

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1. Button Park Marker
Inscription.  

Site of the historic
Lysander Button Fire Engine Manufactory, 1850.
Builders of the famed Button Steamers and Hand-Pumpers.

 
Erected by Town of Waterford.
 
Location. 42° 47.261′ N, 73° 40.785′ W. Marker is in Waterford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is along the waterfront about 100 feet NNW of the Waterford Harbor Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford NY 12188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterford (a few steps from this marker); The Waterways that Shaped a Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Flight of Five Locks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Breastworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Urban Refuge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Native American & 17th-century History of Peebles Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peebles Island in the 18th-20th Centuries (approx. 0.2 miles away); Water Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Button Fire Engine Company
Button Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 21, 2006
2. Button Park Marker
. (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fire engine, side-stroke water pump, 1872, L. Button & Sons, Waterford, NY. (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lysander Button at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Button Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
3. Button Park Marker
Second Street Bridge to Peebles Island in background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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