Canton in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Built on this site 1878-1879. Second floor opera house hosted plays, graduations, lectures, civic and political events. Destroyed by fire 1962.
Erected 2021 by William G Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 819.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
Location. 44° 35.722′ N, 75° 10.275′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Miner St, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 11. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NY 13617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rushton Boat Shop (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memoriam (about 600 feet away); Village Park and Main Street (about 700 feet away); In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton (about 800 feet away); Home of Silas Wright (approx. 0.2 miles away); Water Street and the Third Dam The King Iron Bowstring Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canton's Islands / Falls Island in 1898 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2022, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2022, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.