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Port Henry in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daisy Godfrey

1889 - 1982

 
 
Daisy Godfrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. Daisy Godfrey Marker
Inscription.

Capt. Godfrey was a pilot,
operating canal boats on
Lake Champlain and the Canal.
Awarded the N. Atlantic Medal in WWII.

 
Erected 1998 by New York State.
 
Location. 44° 3.067′ N, 73° 27.133′ W. Marker is in Port Henry, New York, in Essex County. Touch for map. Marker is in Powerhouse Park along Lake Champlain, near the pier. Marker is in this post office area: Port Henry NY 12974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The 2011 Lake Champlain Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Powerhouse Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Teamsters, Dock Wallopers and Child Captains (about 400 feet away); Shore Line (approx. mile away); Champlain Academy (approx. mile away); Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of First Blast Furnace (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Henry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Daisy M. Godfrey at Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Daisy M. Godfrey in 1940 Federal Census. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Captain Daisy 1967 New York Public Radio Archives. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, World IIWaterways & VesselsWomen
 
Daisy Godfrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. Daisy Godfrey Marker
Looking SE toward the 2011 Lake Champlain Bridge in far right-center distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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