Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sweet Canal Store
Built circa 1850 to service
Barges on Erie Canal, served
As store and forwarding
Warehouse for goods shipped
Across river to Amsterdam
Erected by Heritage and Genealogical Society of Montgomery County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 42° 56.059′ N, 74° 11.869′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Bridge Street, Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Ward War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M (about 300 feet away); Chuctanunda Terrace Site (approx. ¼ mile away); "Mother Lake" (approx. half a mile away); Sanford Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 Pvt. Frank J. Sirchia Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kirk Douglas (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
More about this marker. The marker had been posted at the sidewalk beside Bridge Street. During the summer of 2011 the marker was removed prior to a project that brought fresh pavement and newly poured sidewalks. The marker has been placed beside the canal store, though its installation would appear to be non-permanent.
Regarding Sweet Canal Store. The Samuel Sweet Canal Store was Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 19, 1989.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
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