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

Early Settlers of Watertown

 
 
Early Settlers of Watertown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
1. Early Settlers of Watertown Marker
Inscription.

Erected to the memory
of the following early settlers
of Watertown
who donated in 1805
for the free use of the people forever
the land now known as
Public Square
formerly called the Mall

Zechariah Butterfield Jesse Doolittle
Medad Canfield Hart Massey
Henry Coffeen Isaiah Massey
Jonathan Cowan Aaron Keyes

This tablet placed by
the LeRay deChaumont Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
in appreciation of the
forethought and generosity of the above named men

1940


 
Erected 1940 by LeRay deChaumont Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 58.473′ N, 75° 54.549′ W. Marker is in Watertown, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Public Square (New York State Route 3/12) west of Mill Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Public Square, Watertown NY 13601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Public Square Fountain
Early Settlers of Watertown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
2. Early Settlers of Watertown Marker
Looking west along the Public Square
(within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Keep Home (about 500 feet away); Frank Winfield Woolworth (about 500 feet away); Roswell Pettibone Flower (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Also see . . .  The City of Watertown NY: Our History. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkSettlements & 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 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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