Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sixtieth Regiment, New York State Volunteers.
Wheelwright, Carriage and Wagon
Shop on Fall Island, Potsdam, New York
Inventor of Vehicle-Spring. Patented-1887.
Canoe and Boat Builder, 1900-1921.
Blacksmith Shop on Main Street,
Potsdam, NY and on Fourth Lake
near Old Forge, NY.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 44° 40.083′ N, 74° 59.348′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Island Street and Maple Street. Marker is on a stone by the east end of the Hydro dam on Fall Island which splits the Raquette River. There is public parking along Island Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Maple Street, 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. Potsdam Raquette River Walk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Lawrence Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Potsdam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crane Institute (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
Also see . . . Clarkson Office Building - Wikipedia. James McCormick marker is behind and to the left of this building at 17 Maple Street, corner of Island Street. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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 614 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.