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

Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels

 
 
Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
1. Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels Marker
Inscription.  
Pulp grinding Limestone wheels from the paper mill in Pyrites, NY; a gift to the Village of Potsdam by Greg & Kendra Walsh, May 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 44° 40.351′ N, 74° 59.8′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Pine Street (New York State Route 345) 0.2 miles north of Mechanic Street. Marker is at Sandstoner Park at the north corner of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 Pine 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. Sandstoner Park (a few steps from this marker); Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site (approx. half a mile away); James McCormick (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Lawrence Academy (approx. 0.6
Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
2. Pulp Grinding Limestone Wheels & Marker
The wheels are spaced along the east border of the parking lot, helping to separate vehicles from the green space and playground.
miles away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Potsdam (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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