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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features.
 
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); Parsonage of Dutch Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Issac Eddy House (about 600 feet away); Flight of Five Locks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Breastworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Urban Refuge
Button Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 21, 2006
2. Button Park Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Native American & 17th-century History of Peebles Island (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Button Fire Engine Company. (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.)
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 13 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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