Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sweet Canal Store
Built circa 1850 to service
Barges on Erie Canal, served
As store and forwarding
Warehouse for goods shipped
Across river to Amsterdam
Erected by Heritage and Genealogical Society of Montgomery County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 42° 56.059′ N, 74° 11.869′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Bridge Street, Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chuctanunda Terrace Site (approx. ¼ mile away); "Mother Lake" (approx. half a mile away); Sanford Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Guy Park (was approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Guy Park, 1766 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hurricana Stock Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
More about this marker.
Regarding Sweet Canal Store. The Samuel Sweet Canal Store was Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 19, 1989.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
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