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Johnstown in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

July 9, 1889 Flood

 
 
July 9, 1889 Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2013
1. July 9, 1889 Flood Marker
Inscription.  
Bridge Here Destroyed
13 Onlookers Swept Away
Only 8 Survive Upon Failure of
Shriver's Mill Dam

 
Erected by NY State Historical Marker.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsDisastersMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 43° 0.551′ N, 74° 22.275′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on North Perry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Perry Street, Johnstown NY 12095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First St John's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Women's Rights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grave of Sir William Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Johnstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founder of Johnstown
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Superintendent of Indian Affairs (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
July 9, 1889 Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2013
2. July 9, 1889 Flood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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