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

County of Jefferson

1784 1815

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
1. County of Jefferson Marker
Inscription.

Created March 28, 1805 - named for
Thomas Jefferson
Born 1743, Died 1826.
President of United States 1801-1809
Vice-President 1797-1801
Secretary of State 1790-1794
Minister to France 1784-1789
Governor of Virginia 1779
Principal Author of the Declaration of Independence
Extended North West Frontier through Louisiana Purchase
Architect, Inventor, Art Patron, Writer,
Statesman, Farmer, Linguist, Lawyer and
Founder of University of Virginia

In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by
Jefferson County Board of Supervisors
under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of New York
1900


 
Erected 1900 by Jefferson County Board of Supervisors and the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 43° 58.54′ N, 75° 54.863′ W. Marker is in Watertown, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Arsenal Street (New York State Route 3/12) and Sherman Street, on the right when traveling east on Arsenal Street
County of Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
2. County of Jefferson Marker
. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 195 Arsenal Street, Watertown NY 13601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County of Jefferson: Celebrating 200 Years (here, next to this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Winfield Woolworth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Keep Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roswell Pettibone Flower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Public Square Fountain (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson County Facts and Trivia. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Thomas Jefferson Bio. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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