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Sackets Harbor in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Water Tower Observation Tower

 
 
Water Tower Observation Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
1. Water Tower Observation Tower Marker
Inscription.
Water Tower
Observation Tower
In 1892, a complete system for the supply of pure water, with a steel tank encased in a stone tower, was installed. This was connected to a pump station two miles away drawing water from Lake Ontario. Prior to the installation of this system, water had to be hand-carried from the lake.
 
Location. 43° 57.106′ N, 76° 6.544′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Brady Road and Wilcox Road, on the right when traveling north on Brady Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sackets Harbor NY 13685, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Our Comrades (a few steps from this marker); Semper Fidelis (a few steps from this marker); Ninth U.S. Infantry Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Polo Field (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madison Barracks (about 700 feet away); War of 1812, Burial Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Pike (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Water Tower Observation Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
2. Water Tower Observation Tower Marker
Marker on the Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
3. Marker on the Cannon
Madison Barracks and the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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