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Dolgeville in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Innovation • Industry

 
 
Innovation • Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 14, 2019
1. Innovation • Industry Marker
Inscription.  
Central Block & Barrett Block
Circa 1910
Erected circa 1882 as Hugo Dolge Residence
Erected 1909 as Barrett Block
with U.S. Post Office on corner

Daniel Green & Company Factory #1
1893
Erected 1888 as a 2-story horse stable
1893 — 3rd floor added

Julius Breckwoldt & Company
Factory — Circa 1905
1946-Present North Hudson Woodcraft Corp

High Falls Power Dam — 1897
Dedicated January 15, 1898 by
The Dolgeville
Electric Light & Power Co

Giese Wire Co — Circa 1894
Erected 1982
1894-1897 Giese Wire Co
1899-1907 Julius Breckwoldt & Co
1907 Building destroyed by fire

Alfred Dolge Factory Complex
Circa 1900
Limestone Factory Building erected 1882-1883
Octagonal Band Stand erected 1884

Brambach Piano Co — Circa 1895
1899-1913 Piano & Organ Manufacturers
1916-Present footware/textile Manufacturers

Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad
Circa 1900
Opened passenger service December 1892
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 43° 6.29′ N, 74° 46.198′ W. Marker is in Dolgeville, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is on North Main Street (New York State Route 167) just south of West State Street (New York State Route 29), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located on the north side of the pergola in a small wayside park overlooking East Canada Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dolgeville NY 13329, 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. Culture • Hospitality (a few steps from this marker); Brockett's Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Building Annex (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dolgeville War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Salisbury War Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bell Purchased 7 May 1831 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Robert Higbie House (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolgeville.
 
Also see . . .  Dolgeville, New York (Wikipedia). The village still has a number of factories, including Rawlings, which makes a large percentage of the baseball bats used
Marker detail: Central Block & Barrett Block<br>circa 1910 image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Central Block & Barrett Block
circa 1910
by Major League Baseball, Adirondack brand bats, as well as other wood products. North Hudson Woodcraft Corp., which had manufactured piano parts for Steinway since the 1800s until about 2005, now manufactures other wood products such as kitchen cabinets and caskets. Other companies include Tricot, which manufactures textile products, and Tumbleforms and Bergeron By Design, which both manufacture therapy products. (Submitted on April 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Marker detail: Daniel Green & Company Factory #1 • 1893 image. Click for full size.
3. Marker detail: Daniel Green & Company Factory #1 • 1893
Marker detail: Julius Breckwoldt & Company Factory<br>circa 1905 image. Click for full size.
4. Marker detail: Julius Breckwoldt & Company Factory
circa 1905
Marker detail: High Falls Power Dam • 1897 image. Click for full size.
5. Marker detail: High Falls Power Dam • 1897
Marker detail: Giese Wire Company • Circa 1894 image. Click for full size.
6. Marker detail: Giese Wire Company • Circa 1894
Marker detail: Alfred Dolge Factory Complex • circa 1900 image. Click for full size.
7. Marker detail: Alfred Dolge Factory Complex • circa 1900
Marker detail: Brambach Piano Company • circa 1895 image. Click for full size.
8. Marker detail: Brambach Piano Company • circa 1895
Marker detail: Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad<br>circa 1900 image. Click for full size.
9. Marker detail: Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad
circa 1900
Innovation • Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 14, 2019
10. Innovation • Industry Marker
(East Canada Creek & New York Route 29 in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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