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

Public Square Fountain

 
 
Public Square Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
1. Public Square Fountain Marker
Inscription.

This fountain built by
The New York Air Brake Company
and employee members of the
Molders-Foundry Workers Union
and presented by them to
The City of Watertown
Dedicated May, 1960

 
Erected 1960.
 
Location. 43° 58.48′ N, 75° 54.603′ W. Marker is in Watertown, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Public Square (New York State Route 3/12) and Washington Street, in the median on Public Square. 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. Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Settlers of Watertown (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Keep Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Winfield Woolworth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roswell Pettibone Flower (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Regarding Public Square Fountain.
Public Square Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
2. Public Square Fountain Marker
On opposite side of the angled stone at bottom center of photo. The fountain can be seen at distant right, beyond the evergreen tree.
Public Square has been reconfigured throughout its existence, including it's original fountain. Hence the fountain marker no longer stands alongside the fountain.
 
Also see . . .  Old Views of Public Square. (Submitted on November 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkLabor UnionsMan-Made Features
 
Public Square Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
3. Public Square Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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