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Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home and Country

 
 
Home and Country Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Home and Country Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
Home
and
Country

 
Erected 1903 by Marsh Women's Relief Corps.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 44° 39.394′ N, 74° 59.421′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Memorial is on Bayside Cemetery Road 0.1 miles east of Clarkson Avenue (County Route 59). Memorial is at the highest elevation in Bayside Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bayside Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. ¾ mile away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.8 miles away); James McCormick (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Loving Memory (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Honor of the Students and Alumni (approx. 0.8 miles away); Satterlee Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
More about this marker. A memorial stone for the Marsh Post G.A.R. is directly in front of the memorial. The plot around memorial has a rectangular outline/border slightly higher than ground-level. Some gravestones are within the plot. Bayside Cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places and is an active cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Marsh Women's Relief Corps - Monument Fund
Home and Country Civil War Memorial - Back image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Home and Country Civil War Memorial - Back
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. Potsdam Public Museum (Submitted on November 11, 2014.) 
 
Home and Country Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Home and Country Civil War Memorial
Raquette River in background, the third longest river entirely within New York State.
Marsh Post G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
4. Marsh Post G.A.R. Memorial
Directly in front of the memorial.
Home and Country Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
5. Home and Country Civil War Memorial
Note the surrounding gravestones and that they are within the stone-bordered/outlined plot.
Home and Country Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
6. Home and Country Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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