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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Massena, 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 (187) Franklin County, NY (61) Hamilton County, NY (16) Herkimer County, NY (107) Jefferson County, NY (160) Lewis County, NY (18)  St.LawrenceCounty(187) St. Lawrence County (187)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  HerkimerCounty(107) Herkimer County (107)  JeffersonCounty(160) Jefferson County (160)  LewisCounty(18) Lewis County (18)
Canton is the county seat for St. Lawrence County
Massena is in St. Lawrence County
      St. Lawrence County (187)  
ADJACENT TO ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
      Franklin County (61)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Herkimer County (107)  
      Jefferson County (160)  
      Lewis County (18)  
 
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1 New 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
2 New 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
3 New 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
4 New 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
5 New 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
6 New 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
7 New York, St. Lawrence County, Massena — Massena Springs, New York
The springs at Massena were first shown to a group of government surveyors in the summer of 1785 by the St. Regis Indians. Then, as early as 1813, the journals of European settlers would show they had begun using the springs for their curative . . . Map (db m198362) HM
8 New York, St. Lawrence County, Massena — Massena Springs, New YorkMassena Water Baths
"Massena Water Baths. The remedial effects of the spring waters are in many cases largely increased by the use of the baths in connection with the internal administration of the waters, this is particularly the case in Rheumatism and cutaneous . . . Map (db m198399) HM
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9 New York, St. Lawrence County, Massena — Massena Springs, New York
From the opening of the season in early summer until the frosts of autumn made it impossible to sit out on the porches of the grand hotels nestled next to the internationally famous sulphur springs, guests from all over New York, the United . . . Map (db m198401) HM
10 New 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
11 New 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
12 New 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
13 New 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
14 New 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
15 New 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
16 New 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
 
 
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