Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano
Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano, LL.B.
Born, Ticonderoga, 1836 – Died, 1920
Member of Assembly 1869-71.
Active in all movements for
advancement of education and
Organized Ticonderoga Pulp Co. 1877. Built first pulp mill of the kind in the town 1878. Reorganized as Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Co. 1882. Served as President 17 years. Erected paper mill at lower falls 1884, and a larger paper mill on the island 1891.
These mills crowned his ambition to provide steady employment for hundreds of men, thus promoting substantial growth and prosperity in the community he loved so well and to which he devoted the best years of his life.
Ticonderoga reveres his memory.
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Erected 1939 by Daughters, surviving business associates and friends of Mr. DeLano.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 43° 50.915′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Carry Landing (a few steps from this marker); Tower Avenue Grindstones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rivière de La Chute (about 500 feet away); Sharing the Flow (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1756 French Saw Mill on La Chute River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Power of Water (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lord Howe’s Grave (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
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