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Historical Markers and War Memorials in St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Clickable Map of St. Lawrence County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg St. Lawrence County, NY (179) Franklin County, NY (61) Hamilton County, NY (16) Herkimer County, NY (102) Jefferson County, NY (150) Lewis County, NY (19)  St.LawrenceCounty(179) St. Lawrence County (179)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  HerkimerCounty(102) Herkimer County (102)  JeffersonCounty(150) Jefferson County (150)  LewisCounty(19) Lewis County (19)
Canton is the county seat for St. Lawrence County
Adjacent to St. Lawrence County, New York
      Franklin County (61)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Herkimer County (102)  
      Jefferson County (150)  
      Lewis County (19)  
 
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1New York (St. Lawrence County), Brasher Falls — Brasher Falls Vietnam Memorial
In Honor Of Tri-Town Veterans That Served In Vietnam Gary Amo-USAF · Colin Arquiett-Navy · Herbert Arnold-Marines · Pat Austin-Army · Robert Barnes-Army★ · Wen Belisle-USAF · David Bronson-Marines · Joe Brooks-Marines · Roy Brothers-Army · . . . Map (db m153333) WM
2New York (St. Lawrence County), Brier Hill — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Sons of Morristown who answered their country's call in the dark days Of The Civil War Remember them for what they dared and what they did Commissioned Officers [Honor Roll] Non-Commissioned Officers and . . . Map (db m102083) WM
3New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Agricultural School
In 1906, the State Legislature granted St. Lawrence University a charter to operate a School of Agriculture, since the nearest similar school was over 200 miles away at Cornell. The male student body was taught modern farming and dairying methods, . . . Map (db m88772) HM
4New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Atwood Hall
Isaac Morgan Atwood served as president of the Canton Theological School between 1897 and 1899, when St. Lawrence University and its Universalist seminary came under one administration. His son, John Murray Atwood, was dean of the Theological . . . Map (db m189616) HM
5New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Brewer Bookstore
St. Lawrence University's original gymnasium was built in 1896 where Gunnison Memorial Chapel stands today. When the old gym burned in May 1925, construction of the Brewer Field House son began. Named for Charles S. Brewer (class of 1891), the . . . Map (db m88773) HM
6New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Canton's Islands / Falls Island in 1898
Canton's Islands The Grasse River flows north to the St. Lawrence River and divides into west and east channels as it flows around the islands. Stillman Foote built the first sawmill and gristmill on the west bank of the Grasse River in 1801-02. . . . Map (db m88707) HM
7New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Floods, Fires, and Pollution
Although today the land you are on may seem like a pleasant park, during most of the 19th century the island was not attractive and it wasn't always safe for the people who worked and did business here. Floods The spring floods, known as . . . Map (db m88735) HM
8New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Griffiths Arts Center
Eben and Bessie Griffiths were both proud Laurentians, and throughout their marriage cultivated an appreciation of the arts and art education. Eben Griffiths began his career as a journalist and later became an executive with Mobil Oil. His support . . . Map (db m184828) HM
9New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Gunnison Chapel
Opened in 1926 to honor the 8th President in St. Lawrence's history, Dr. Almon Gunnison, whose 15 years at the helm from 1899-1914 resulted in tremendous growth for the college. The chapel's neo-gothic design by the noted architect Bertram Goodhue . . . Map (db m189482) HM
10New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Herring - Cole Hall
Herring - Cole Hall For its architectural and historic significance named to the National Register of Historic Places Department of Interior U.S.A. 1974 Herring 1869 - Cole 1902 Map (db m79048) HM
11New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Home of Silas Wright
Home of Silas Wright Statesman U.S. Senator 1833-43 Gov. of New York 1844-46Map (db m79072) HM
12New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — In Memoriam1861-1865
In Memoriam 1861-1965 CantonMap (db m78775) WM
13New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton
In Memory of those citizens from the own of Canton who gave their lives for their country World War I [14 names listed] World War II [30 names listed] [plaques on back] Dedicated to these men who gave their lived for . . . Map (db m79080) WM
14New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Logging and Lumbering
There had been a saw mill on or near Falls Island from the early 1800s. The James Spears Saw Planing and Shingle mill was located here in Falls Island in the 1800s. This view from the Canton Town Hall shows supplies of logs and lumber at the south . . . Map (db m88743) HM
15New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Richardson Hall
Richardson Hall For its architectural and historic significance named to the National Register of Historic Places Department of the Interior U.S.A. 1974 Erected 1856Map (db m79047) HM
16New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Rushton Boat Shop
Canton, N.Y. home of Rushton Boat Shop 1873 - 1916 Famed for its craft and craftmanship • • • J. Henry Rushton 1843-1906 Founder - Proprietor - Guiding Genius Charter Member American Canoe Association - 1880 Builder of many renowned and . . . Map (db m88684) HM
17New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Silas Wright
. . . Map (db m79078) HM
18New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University Chartered April 3, 1856 by the state legislature Richardson Hall cornerstone laid June 18, 1856Map (db m79045) HM
19New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Sykes Hall
For years, SLU Trustees and President Richard Eddy Sykes wanted to build a dormitory for men to compliment Dean Eaton Residence for women, opened in 1927. With funding commitments from long-time trustee Owen D. Young and philanthropist George F. . . . Map (db m183570) HM
20New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The East Channel of the Grasse RiverThe East Channel Dam in Three Seasons - Spring, Late Summer, and Winter
"...There was a dam behind Dishaw's foundry. A prolonged dry spell would lower the Grasse River until it didn't spill over the dam, but the water would still run through a raceway and help create a pool in a basin among the rocks some distance below . . . Map (db m88755) HM
21New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The Grist Mill
The grist mill shown here was originally known as the St. Lawrence Mill. It was a three-story brick building erected by Lucius Moody in 1859-60 and for many years it was owned by D.W. Sherwin. Canton Town and Village Historian If the . . . Map (db m88726) HM
22New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The King Iron Bowstring Bridge
The King Iron Bowstring Bridge was designed by Zenas King and built in the 1870s. Before he founded the King Bridge Company in Cleveland, Ohio, Zenas King lived and worked in the Depeyster area of St. Lawrence County. One of a very few bowstring . . . Map (db m88691) HM
23New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The Natural Environment
Although the primary focus of Heritage Park is on Canton's 19th century industries, this island offers the opportunity to observe and reflect upon various areas of scientific study. Geology is one of the physical sciences that investigate the . . . Map (db m88732) HM
24New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The Sash and Blind Factory
What looks like a small amphitheater from where you are now standing was the site of the H.H. Stickles Sash and Blind Factory. Here, water power was harnessed to run machines for planing, cutting, shaping, mortising, and finishing wood, and for . . . Map (db m88734) HM
25New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — The West Channel of the Grasse River
Directly across this west channel is the site where the Eagle Mill was built in 1842 by Henry Van Rensselaer. This grist mill was a four-story, 45 by 65 foot sandstone structure. Over the years it passed through many hands, and in the early 20th . . . Map (db m88725) HM
26New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Vilas Hall
Homer A. Vilas dedicated much of his life to the welfare of St. Lawrence University. Mr. Vilas graduated from SLU in 1913 and took an immediate interest in improving his alma matter. He joined the Board of trustees in 1929 and served as board . . . Map (db m189725) HM
27New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Village Park and Main Street
. . . Map (db m79114) HM
28New York (St. Lawrence County), Canton — Water Street and the Third Dam
In the late 1800s Nathaniel and Barzillai Hodskin operated a pocket furnace, foundry and machine shop on Water Street. SLCHA [St. Lawrence County Historical Association] The industries on Falls Island and along Water Street did not operate . . . Map (db m88757) HM
29New York (St. Lawrence County), De Kalb — 51 — Cooper’s Rock
At 14, future author James Fenimore Cooper spent hours sitting on this rock dreaming dreams across the Oswegatchie River.Map (db m152552) HM
30New York (St. Lawrence County), De Kalb — DeKalb Junction
DeKalb Junction Ogdensburg branch of R.W. and O.R.R. opened August 20, 1862. Hamlet quickly grew up around the new railroad station, machine shop and wood sheds. Map (db m103551) HM
31New York (St. Lawrence County), De Kalb — The St. Lawrence PlainHistoric New York
The gently rolling country between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains is cut by the St. Regis, Raquette, Grass and Oswegatchie Rivers. Tumbling from the slopes of the Adirondacks, these swift streams flow in westerly and northerly . . . Map (db m87882) HM
32New York (St. Lawrence County), De Kalb — War of 1812
War of 1812 80 NYS militiamen encamped here May 1812 under the immediate inspection of Lt. Col. Benedict. After 10 days they marched to Ogdensburg Map (db m88565) HM
33New York (St. Lawrence County), DeKalb — DeKalb Village
DeKalb Village Settled June 12,1803 by settlers from Otsego County led by Judge William Cooper. Also known as Williamstown or Cooper's Village.Map (db m174578) HM
34New York (St. Lawrence County), DePeyster — 461 — Curtis Homestead
Gen. Newton Martin Curtis 1835-1910 NY State Legislator and Medal of Honor recipient for Civil War service.Map (db m132723) HM
35New York (St. Lawrence County), Fowler — Site of First Talc Mill in United States
Built in 1876 by the Agalite Fibre Company Capacity 8 tons dailyMap (db m181273) HM
36New York (St. Lawrence County), Gouverneur — "Lest We Forget"Our Nation's Defenders — 1805 —•—1905 —
[north header] "Lest We Forget" [south header] Our Nation's Defenders [keystone]1805 —•—1905Map (db m87878) WM
37New York (St. Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Honor of Edward John Noble
In honor of Edward John Noble 1882 - 1958 industrialist, financier, philanthropist. This pep-o-mint replica was his Life Saver Co's first flavor & originally displayed at his Port Chester plant. Map (db m87874) HM
38New York (St. Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves
In tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves, first female NYS Senator. Served in state legislature from 1925-1933, and the State Senate from 1935-1949.Map (db m87875) HM
39New York (St. Lawrence County), Gouverneur — Ornamental Lighting Equipment
This Ornamental Lighting Equipment presented to Gouverneur in memory of H. H. Noble Citizen of the village from 1873 to 1925 One · who · loved · the · town Its · traditions · Its · people Equipment installed . . . Map (db m110164) HM
40New York (St. Lawrence County), Gouverneur — The First Presbyterian Church and the Gouverneur Museum
have been placed on the National Historical Registry 2015Map (db m110165) HM
41New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Bay Road Cemetery
Bay Road Cemetery Hammond's First Cemetery Circa 1820 Erected 1985 By the R.T. Elethorp Historical SocietyMap (db m89489) HM
42New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Catholic Church
1903 land donated by Mrs. Katherine Donald for church. 1906 St. Peter's dedicated by Rt. Rev. Bishop Gabriels Rev. Father Crowley, pastorMap (db m75624) HM
43New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Crossover Island
Established in 1848 on Rock Island. Whale oil lamps used first. Kerosene used later, then batteries. Station discontinued in April 1941.Map (db m179881) HM
44New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — First Church
A Presbyterian church was built on this site in 1837. The present church, built in 1916 is the fourth "kirk" to occupy this site.Map (db m75630) HM
45New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Military Road
Military Road Road was cut 1831 linking Rouses Point to Sackets Harbor. A plank road was constructed from Morristown through Hammond 1850Map (db m82403) HM
46New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Singer Castle on Dark IslandA Gilded Age Masterpiece — Cultural Heritage —
A Hunting Lodge In 1903, Frederick G. Bourne, Commodore and Singer Sewing Machine Company President, began building Singer Castle for a hunting lodge. American beaux-arts architect Ernest Flagg designed the 28 room granite castle on Sir Walter . . . Map (db m179879) HM
47New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — Stone Quarry
Quarry was in operation in late 1800's. 600 men were employed cutting pink, red and yellow sandstone blocks used in paving streets.Map (db m82404) HM
48New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — The Chippewa Bay AreaHistoric New York
This area was settled early in the 1800's by immigrants from Scotland. They were encouraged to come here by agents of George Parish, a large landholder in the North Country. These conscientious farmers and tradesmen came up the St. Lawrence River . . . Map (db m179880) HM
49New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — The Thousand IslandsHistoric New York
As you enter the Thousand Island Region, you visit what the Iroquois called, "the Garden Place of the Great Spirit." This series of scenic isles actually number more than 1,800, ranging from small bird perches to some containing thousands of . . . Map (db m75703) HM
50New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — The Thousand IslandsFormed by 'Fire', Water, and Ice — Natural History —
Rock features along the Seaway Trail offer clues to understanding the geologic forces that formed the region. 'Fire' (Heat & Pressure) The precambrian gneiss rocks are the roots of an ancient mountain system. They were formed by . . . Map (db m179877) HM
51New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — War of 1812The Wilkinson Campaign
September November 1813 The grand invasion of Canada led by General Wilkinson proceeded down the St. Lawrence River in an attempt to capture Montreal.Map (db m179884) HM
52New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — William McNeil
Wm. McNeil, Hammond area's first settler, came from Vermont to Chippewa Bay pre 1812. Statue by local artist Carmen D'AvinoMap (db m75621) HM
53New York (St. Lawrence County), Hammond — World Wars Memorial
Honor Roll [of Dead] World War I Harlie S. Hazen • Royal D. Smith World War II Willis S. Cutway • Robert F. Gallagher Robert I. Gibson • Lawrence S. Gilpin Kenneth Klock • Charles R. Nicol Kenneth T. Troup . . . Map (db m75628) WM
54New York (St. Lawrence County), Heuvelton — The Ogdensburg Agreement
In Heuvelton at a railway siding the night of August 17, 1940, Pres. Roosevelt and Prime Minister King discussed mutual problems and created a permanent joint board on defense known as the Ogdensburg Agreement.Map (db m88845) HM
55New York (St. Lawrence County), Heuvelton — Township of Oswegatchie World War II Roll of Honor
1941 Township of Oswegatchie 1945 World War II Roll of Honor [Died in Service] Alfred C. Bristol • Paul E. Charette Stanley Gagnon • Kenneth Klock Paul T. Martin • Donald G. Rose Clinton Thornton [Honor Roll of Veterans] All may not . . . Map (db m88843) WM
56New York (St. Lawrence County), Hopkinton — British Raid
British Raid In Feb. 1814, British Troops raided this village, seizing 300 barrels of flour of U.S. Gov. and stored in barns of Col. Hopkins near brook. Map (db m84202) HM
57New York (St. Lawrence County), Hopkinton — Hopkinton Green Historic District
The Hopkinton Green, Town Hall (1870) and Congregational Church (1892) are listed jointly on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This area was originally deeded to local citizens in 1808 by town founder Roswell Hopkins "for the . . . Map (db m152491) HM
58New York (St. Lawrence County), Lawrence — Road Juncture
Road Juncture Port Kent to Hopkinton Turnpike merged with old military turnpike near here Map (db m84182) HM
59New York (St. Lawrence County), Lisbon — Honor Roll World War II
Honor Roll World War IIMap (db m88774) WM
60New York (St. Lawrence County), Louisville — Wilson Hill Wildlife Management AreaImportant Habitat Complex — Natural History —
This Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 3,400 acre multi-use area where the habitat is managed to provide food and shelter for dabbling and diving ducks, Canada geese and other waterbirds, as well as upland game birds and mammals. While much of the . . . Map (db m79347) HM
61New York (St. Lawrence County), Madrid — Dedicated in Honor and in Memory of the Brave Men and Women of Madrid
Dedicated in honor and in memory of the brave men and women of Madrid who served our country in the armed forces to preserve freedom and our way of life.Map (db m79501) WM
62New York (St. Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Historic Businesses
(1)Saw Mill, (2)Grist Mill, (3)Woolen Mill, (4)Pants Factory, (5)Fly and Insect Destroyer Factory, Source: francesadams.com (6)Laundry. Since its early settlement, Madrid has been a center for business and industry. This area in particular . . . Map (db m79539) HM
63New York (St. Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Stone Bridge
In 1880 the people of Madrid began to discuss the replacement of their log bridge. The first bridge was built in the winter of 1803-4 and had been rebuilt and repaired a number of times. The Town considered wood, stone, and iron for the bridge. . . . Map (db m79532) HM
64New York (St. Lawrence County), Madrid — United Church of Madridformerly The First Congregational Church of Madrid
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m79497) HM
65New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Blueway TrailAlong the Raquette - Massena, NY
Massena, located along three rivers including the Raquette River was settled in the late 18th century. The economy of early Massena was partly based on health spas. The modern town is a center for the generation of hydro-electric power, aluminum at . . . Map (db m197373) HM
66New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Dedicated to All Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
Dedicated to all members of the U.S. Armed ForcesMap (db m79308) WM
67New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Eisenhower LockStepping Down the St. Lawrence — History of the Coast —
How Does a Lock Work? 1) A) Filling valve opened. Emptying valve closed. B) Water enters by gravity. Gate closed. Ship waiting to enter. C) Chamber fills to upstream level. D) Attendant opens gate. Catch cable lowered. 2) A) Attendants tie off . . . Map (db m79307) HM
68New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America World War I [ten names listed] World War II [58 names listed] [left plaque] Korea [eight names listed] . . . Map (db m79338) WM
69New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — John Alexander "Bid" McPhee
"Bid" McPhee was considered one of the greatest second basemen to play professional baseball in the 19th century. Born in Massena November 1, 1859, he spent his entire 18 year playing career in Cincinnati (1882-1899). Not only was McPhee an . . . Map (db m194589) HM
70New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Leo Lashomb Field at Springs Park
Leo was Massena Little League's biggest Fan. He umpired countless Little League games and invested many hours maintaining and caring for Springs Park field. Leo also dedicated many hours to being the president of Massena Little League. In the . . . Map (db m194606) HM
71New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Mike Nicholas Field
Michael Nicholas Head Football Coach 1948 — 1978 Massena Central School Football Team Record 192 Wins — 28 Loses — 8 Ties 17 Undefeated Seasons Two New York State School Records 55 Game Winning Streak 1949 — 1957 48 Game Winning . . . Map (db m182404) HM
72New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — 551 — One Lane BridgeMassena Center Suspension Bridge
Bridge Constructed 1909-1910 By Holton Robinson 1863- 1945, Prominent Bridge Designer and Native SonMap (db m177501) HM
73New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Site of First School in Massena
Site of First School in Massena, built 1803 Located on Water Street, 191 feet from this corner. Gilbert Reed, instructor. Map (db m79283) HM
74New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Site of Massena Springs
Visitors from around the world, including U. S. Presidents, drank and bathed in the sulphur waters because it was believed to have medicinal properties. The Native American name for this spring was Kan-a-swa-stak-e-ras meaning "the place where . . . Map (db m197309) HM
75New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — St. Lawrence - Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project
“I place first of all in importance the passage of the bill creating the power authority to develop the state-owned waterpower on the St. Lawrence River.” Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 24, 1931 This grove marks the renaming of . . . Map (db m152500) HM
76New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — St. Lawrence River and MassenaHistoric New York
The St. Lawrence River from earliest times has provided a direct route for travel and transportation between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes. After the Revolution much of the land in northern New York came into the hands of Alexander Macomb . . . Map (db m79339) HM
77New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — The Empire StateHistoric New York
Following exploration by Champlain and Hudson in 1609, the first permanent settlement began in the Hudson Valley in 1624. Dutch rule was displaced in 1664 by the English who named New York after the King's brother, the Duke of York and Albany. . . . Map (db m79281) HM
78New York (St. Lawrence County), Morristown — A Tribute to Our Nation's Defenders
A tribute to our nation's defenders by this community MorristownMap (db m88810) WM
79New York (St. Lawrence County), Morristown — Honor Roll
Honor Roll World War I World War II Town of Morrison Revolutionary War Pensioners War of 1812 Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam 1963-1975 Persian Gulf War Korea Afghanistan IraqMap (db m88808) WM
80New York (St. Lawrence County), Morristown — Stone Wind Mill
Stone Wind Mill Built 1825 at Morristown, New York by Hugh Mc Connell a miller from Scotland [stone at base of marker] This windmill property given to the village of Morristown, July 24, 1943, by Laura S. Chapman and Charles S. Chapman, N.A., . . . Map (db m88803) HM
81New York (St. Lawrence County), Norwood — In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
[plaque on front]In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World Wars I and II ——— World War I [two names] World War II [nine names] [back on stone]Korean War [one name] Vietnam War . . . Map (db m79503) WM
82New York (St. Lawrence County), Norwood — Pulpwood Grinding Wheel
Pulpwood Grinding Wheel from the old Norwood Paper Mill dismantled in 1932Map (db m79506) HM
83New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — 311 Washington Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m75717) HM
84New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Aka Se We':Ka Tsi (Oswegatchie)Cultural & Economic Crossroads — Iroquois Settlement 1749-1759 —
Iroquois Village In 1751, approximately 3,000 Iroquois lived in villages on both sides of the Oswegatchie River and the small islands in between, with the most influential families living in the three villages neighboring the fort. . . . Map (db m75900) HM
85New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — America’s Fourth CoastGateway to the Great Lakes
For thousands of years, First Nations People plied the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River as a route for migration, trade and warfare. Following the region's earliest occupants were European explorers, voyageurs and settlers. Sailing vessels . . . Map (db m153345) HM
86New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Attack on the Fort
The Attack On The Fort On February 22, George Washington's birthday, British forces, about 800 strong, launched their attack on Ogdensburgh. Colonel "Red George” MeDonnell, who had long argued that Ogdensburgh's American stronghold . . . Map (db m152859) HM
87New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Benjamin Forsyth: The Daring CommandoOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
In late July of 1812, a U.S. Army rifle company arrived on the Northern Border. It was commanded by Captain Benjamin Forsyth, "a big dashing daredevil from North Carolina," who had his own opinions on the way to wage a war. Along the Northern . . . Map (db m75732) HM
88New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial"The Spirit of Liberty"
War of the Rebellion 1861 • 1865 Town of Oswegatchie [Dedicated August 23, 1905]Map (db m75669) WM
89New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Federal Building (United States Courthouse)National Register of Historic Places
In 1856, the City of Ogdensburg petitioned the U.S. Treasury Department to construct an imposing Federal building that would suitably reflect Ogdensburg's importance as northern New York's leading social and commercial center. This structure . . . Map (db m75638) HM
90New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort de la Présentation - 1749-1759A French Foothold on the South Bank — French & Indian War —
A Mission/Supply Base Fort de la Présentation, used as a fortified mission by Father Abbé François Picquet, was built at the mouth of the Oswegatchie River in 1749 and 1750. Picquet intended to Christianize much of the native population, . . . Map (db m75750) HM
91New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort la PrésentationOutpost on the Oswegatchie
This monument marks the site of Fort la Présentation erected in 1749 by Abbé François Picquet for the protection of his mission among the Indians of the Five Nations. The fort was occupied in 1760 by the British and evacuated . . . Map (db m75743) HM
92New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort Lévis - 1760France's Last Stand — French & Indian War —
Father Abbé François Picquet and the American Indians moved to Isle Picquet after la Présentation was vacated. The English thought the settlement was a French village and burned it during the siege. Fort Lévis on Isle Royale August 1759 . . . Map (db m75754) HM
93New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Fort Oswegatchie 1760-1796Staging for Attack — Revolutionary War —
This fort served a strategic role in the conduct of military campaigns that shaped our country. A British Foothold in the St. Lawrence Valley Fort de la Présentation was renamed Fort Oswegatchie by the British when they occupied the . . . Map (db m75838) HM
94New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Francis Findlay Hanbidge
In loving memory — of — Francis Findlay Hanbidge 1st Lieut. Medical Corps U.S.A. Second Division A.E.F. Died in the service of his country January 31st 1918 Age 31 years His body rests in . . . Map (db m109981) HM WM
95New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Frederic Remington (1861 - 1909)St. Lawrence River Artist? — People of the Coast —
Did Remington Live Here? No. But he loved the St. Lawrence River and his wife lived here for a time after his death. He painted in his studio on an island in Chippewa Bay he called "Ingleneuk." The North Country, where he grew up and is . . . Map (db m75725) HM
96New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Global War on Terrorism Memorial
Dedicated to all those who served and fought in the Global War on Terrorism Nicholas J. "Nic" Sovie U.S. MarinesMap (db m75645) WM
97New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Groulx Park
Dedicated by Hanbidge Post No 69 American Legion November 11, 1933 in memory of Charles A. Groulx Killed in France July 5, 1918Map (db m75643) HM WM
98New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — How Ogdensburgh Captured BrockvilleOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
On February 6, 1813, Captain Benjamin Forsyth learned from his spies and Canadian sympathizers that the British were holding a large number of Americans in the jail at Brockville. Repeated reports indicated that the Americans were being cruelly . . . Map (db m75740) HM
99New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — John Fine1794 - 1867
Came here 1815 18 years County Judge 1839 - Congressman 1848 - NYS Senator Promoted Women's Rights.Map (db m75636) HM
100New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Korean War Veterans1950 - 1955 — Ogdensburg, N.Y. —
[Honor Roll of Veterans] Joseph Bushey POW • John Brabant KIA Frank L. Casey KIA • Shaheen Ferris POW Donald Haynes KIAMap (db m75647) WM

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