Canton in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rushton Boat Shop
Rushton Boat Shop
1873 - 1916
Famed for its craft and craftmanship
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J. Henry Rushton 1843-1906
Founder - Proprietor - Guiding Genius
American Canoe Association - 1880
Builder of many renowned
and historic canoes
Erected 1966 by Grass River Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 44° 35.727′ N, 75° 10.387′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Riverside Drive (County Route 27), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is at the east end of the US 11 Main Street bridge over the Grasse River, east channel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Main Street, 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. The King Iron Bowstring Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Street and the Third Dam Canton's Islands / Falls Island in 1898 (about 500 feet away); Town Hall (about 500 feet away); The West Channel of the Grasse River (about 500 feet away); The East Channel of the Grasse River (about 500 feet away); The Grist Mill (about 600 feet away); The Sash and Blind Factory (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.