Johnstown in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
July 9, 1889 Flood
13 Onlookers Swept Away
Only 8 Survive Upon Failure of
Shriver's Mill Dam
Erected by NY State Historical Marker.
Location. 43° 0.551′ N, 74° 22.275′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on North Perry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Perry Street, Johnstown NY 12095, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Drumm House (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of First St John's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Women's Rights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grave of Sir William Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Johnstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founder of Johnstown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Disasters • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.