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Potsdam in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Town of Potsdam

 
 
Town of Potsdam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sean Ellison, July 14, 2014
1. Town of Potsdam Marker
Inscription. One of ten towns of 1787. Bought by Clarkson family with others, 1802. Settled by Benj. Raymond, land agent, 1803. Town established 1806.
 
Erected 1957 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 44° 40.175′ N, 74° 58.954′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Steet (New York State Route 11B) and Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Elm Steet. Touch for map. Sits on the North East corner of the Potsdam Museum property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Park Street, Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Lawrence Academy (about 600 feet away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk
Town of Potsdam Marker and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Town of Potsdam Marker and Museum
Marker is seen above the back of the minivan. This is Park Street.
(approx. mile away); James McCormick (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
Also see . . .  Potsdam Public Museum. at the marker (Submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Town of Potsdam Marker Towards Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Town of Potsdam Marker Towards Intersection
Northward on Park Street. Marker in distance at center.
Edge of Town of Potsdam Marker and the Potsdam Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
4. Edge of Town of Potsdam Marker and the Potsdam Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2014, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2014, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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