Fowler in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of First Talc Mill in United States
Agalite Fibre Company
Capacity 8 tons daily
Erected 1955 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 44° 16.62′ N, 75° 23.29′ W. Marker is in Fowler, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 58/812 and Balmat-Fowler Road (New York State Route 812), on the right when traveling south on State Route 58/812. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gouverneur NY 13642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves (approx. 5.6 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church and the Gouverneur Museum (approx. 5.6 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 5.6 miles away); Ornamental Lighting Equipment (approx. 5.7 miles away); In Honor of Edward John Noble (approx. 5.7 miles away); Railroad Depot Richville Welsh Congregational Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Chair Factory (approx. 9.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Talcville. Edwards History Center website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.