“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in AuSable, New York

Clickable Map of Clinton County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clinton County, NY (140) Essex County, NY (213) Franklin County, NY (61) Chittenden County, VT (140) Grand Isle County, VT (16)  ClintonCounty(140) Clinton County (140)  EssexCounty(213) Essex County (213)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  ChittendenCountyVermont(140) Chittenden County (140)  GrandIsleCounty(16) Grand Isle County (16)
Plattsburgh is the county seat for Clinton County
AuSable is in Clinton County
      Clinton County (140)  
      Essex County (213)  
      Franklin County (61)  
      Chittenden County, Vermont (140)  
      Grand Isle County, Vermont (16)  
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1New York (Clinton County), AuSable — Ausable Chasm's "Famous Boat Ride" — Origins And Overview —
When Ausable Chasm opened to the public in 1870, access was limited to a couple of places, one being Table Rock from the Chasm rim via a long steep staircase. This changed in 1873 when Philadelphia entrepreneurs acquired lands along the Chasm's . . . Map (db m160734) HM
2New York (Clinton County), AuSable — How Did They Get Boats Back For The Next Ride?
Each boat, and each boatman paining, made many trips down the Chasm a day (often 10-20). Getting 1-to 2-ton boats back upriver 1 mile (16 km) from the Boat Landing to Table Rock for another ride posed quite the challenge. So how was this done? . . . Map (db m160736) HM
3New York (Clinton County), AuSable — Our Freedom BellNorth Star Underground Railroad Museum
The Liberty Bell is an iconic American symbol of freedom. It represents our independence from Great Britain. In 1851, church bells in Syracuse, New York, rang an alarm when U.S. marshals arrested fugitive Slave William "Jerry” Williams. . . . Map (db m162034) HM
4New York (Clinton County), Ausable — Quaker Union
1789 - Site of Friends Meeting House and Cemetery First School and Post Office in Town of Peru on Old Rogers RoadMap (db m192007) HM
5New York (Clinton County), AuSable — The Boats And The Boatmen
Seneca R Stoddard, eminent Adirondacks photographer and guidebook author, penned these words about the Ausable Chasm (Kaz' m] Best Ride in 1890— "Through a cleft in the lower edge of Table Rock we descend and enter the large bateaux . . . Map (db m160733) HM
6New York (Clinton County), AuSable — What Is This Boat? — What Was This Boat Used For? —
The boat displayed here belonged to the last fleet of wooden boats used for the highly popular scenic boat tour of Ausable Chasm [Aw-SAY-bull Kaz-'m], enjoyed by millions of people since it began in 1873. Then—as now—the boat tour . . . Map (db m160731) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022