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

St. Lawrence University

 
 
St. Lawrence University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. St. Lawrence University Marker
Inscription.  
St. Lawrence
University

Chartered April 3, 1856 by
the state legislature
Richardson Hall cornerstone
laid June 18, 1856

 
Erected 1952 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is April 3, 1856.
 
Location. 44° 35.504′ N, 75° 9.943′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street and University Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Park Street. Marker face is parallel to Park Street south of the intersection. 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. Herring - Cole Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gunnison Chapel (about 700 feet away); Richardson Hall (about 700 feet away); Atwood Hall (about 800 feet away); Vilas Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sykes Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Silas Wright (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brewer Bookstore (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
More about this marker. A walkway leads from the intersection to Richardson Hall.
 
Also see . . .
Southward on Park Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Southward on Park Street.
Marker is edge-on in this view; easy to pass by without noticing.
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this page online
 St. Lawrence University. (Submitted on November 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Cut-Corner View from University Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Cut-Corner View from University Avenue
Marker between St. Lawrence sign and Park Street sidewalk.
Plaque at Walkway to Richardson Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
4. Plaque at Walkway to Richardson Hall
"Designed by Stuart A. Winning '22 in honor of the many generations od students and faculty who persued this path to higher education"
Larger Plaque along walkway to Richardson Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
5. Larger Plaque along walkway to Richardson Hall
"Saint Lawrence University, founded in 1856. Lo the summit of a hill in a far-off northern land, a sturdy old pile doth crown: From the summit of the pile - May its walls forever stand - Wave the folds of the scarlet and brown. Charles Kelsey Gaines '76"
The Plaques on the Walkway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
6. The Plaques on the Walkway
Walkway from University Avenue at the intersection to Richardson Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 7, 2022