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

Early Power

 
 
Early Power Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. Early Power Marker
Inscription.
Early Power
A dam extending from shore
to Island, together with a
power canal, provided power
for many small industries.
1804-1925

 
Erected 1961 by Waddington Town Board.
 
Location. 44° 51.938′ N, 75° 12.333′ W. Marker is in Waddington, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is on Saint Lawrence Avenue 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the east end of a public parking lot between Saint Lawrence Avenue and the St. Lawrence River shoreline. Marker is in this post office area: Waddington NY 13694, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The SS Mary (within shouting distance of this marker); Ogden Island Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); George Redington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waddington Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Waddington (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (approx. mile away); The Williamsburg Canals (approx. 2.3 miles away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waddington.
 
Regarding Early Power.
Westward View - Upriver image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. Westward View - Upriver
Left to Right: Parking lot along Saint Lawrence Avenue, Marker, Saint Lawrence River.
The "Island" referred to on the marker is Ogden Island.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
View Downriver - Towards Northeast image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. View Downriver - Towards Northeast
View Towards Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. View Towards Intersection
The three story brick building in the background is the Free & Accepted Masons building (1875), 2 Main Street, corner of Saint Lawrence Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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