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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ogdensburg, New York

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Location of Ogdensburg, New York
    St. Lawrence County (159)
    Franklin County (51)
    Hamilton County (14)
    Herkimer County (102)
    Jefferson County (137)
    Lewis County (16)
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
7New 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
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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
12New 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
13New 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
14New 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
15New 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
16New 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
17New 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
18New 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
19New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — N.M. Curtis1835 - 1910
Brig. Gen. - 1865 1884 - NYS Assembly. 1891 - US Congress. Against death penalty. Helped locate State Hospital in the city.Map (db m152484) HM
20New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — New York Armory, Ogdensburg Centennial1898 - 1998 — 100 Years of Serving Nation & State —
Dedicated 1898 40th Sep. Co. N.G.N.Y. Centennial 1998 Det 2, Co B, 2 Bn, 108 InfMap (db m75652) HM WM
21New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Nicholas "Nic" Sovie USMCJuly 28, 1985 - Feb. 17, 2006 — Lest We Forget —
We the People of Ogdensburg, N.Y. dedicate this bench in honor of Nicholas "Nic" Sovie USMC July 28, 1985 - Feb. 17, 2006 who gave all for our country and for our freedomMap (db m75651) WM
22New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — North Country Sailors' Memorial
This old ship's anchor and chain and the dock on which it rests is forever dedicated to the memory of all residents of the North Country who sailed the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes since Ogdensburg has been a fort, village, city - 1749 - . . . Map (db m75668) HM
23New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburg And Forsyth: Friends Or EnemiesOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
By 1812, when war broke out along the border with Canada, Ogdensburgh, like other Northern bordertowns, saw little sense in Mr. Madison's War. When Captain Benjamin Forsyth and General Jacob Brown arrived in the community, they discovered . . . Map (db m75742) HM
24New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburg Public Library
Rebuilt by George Hall and John C. Howard 1922 The central part of this building was originally the Rosseel Mansion afterward converted into the summer residence of George C. Clark of New York City. In the year 1895 it became the . . . Map (db m75716) HM
25New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Ogdensburgh And The War
Northern Front American War planners ignored Ogdensburg as a way to choke off the British supply lines, instead focusing their attention and troops on grandiose invasions like General James Wilkinson's ill-fated march on Montreal, illustrated . . . Map (db m75734) HM
26New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Operation Enduring Freedom MonumentArmy National Guard — Ogdensburg, NY —
SSG David Beaudin • SPC Steven Bogardus • 1LT Christopher Culpepper • SPC David Diazcastro • SPC Kurtis Epprecht • SPC John Ferguson • SSG Steven Gianelli • SGT Larry Gutierrez • SPC Daniel Holmes • SPC Anthony Lespinasse • SPC Michael Lucey • . . . Map (db m75666) WM
27New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Operation Iraqi Freedom MonumentArmy National Guard — Ogdensburg, NY —
SPC Michael Ames • PFC Timothy Amo • SPC Clay Armstrong • SSG David Beaudin • SGT Todd Brown • SPC Mark Burnham • SPC Matthew Chase • SGT Rodney Chase • SPC Kevin Coleman • SPC Christopher Curran • SPC Raymond Curtis • SPC Frank Cushing • SGT . . . Map (db m75667) WM
28New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Persian Gulf War
[Honor Roll of Veterans]Map (db m75649) WM
29New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Railroads Come To The North Country
Railroads Come to the North Country "Canadian lumber, livestock, silk, raw silk, silk goods, American coal, Oriental and merchandise provided much of the material transferred.” - Rails Across The River, By Ted Rafuse Near this . . . Map (db m153278) HM
30New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Remington Art Memorial
This old mansion built in 1810 by David Parish was remodeled in 1922 in memory of Frederic Remington by George Hall and John C. HowardMap (db m75724) HM
31New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Revolutionary War Memorial
In memory of the Patriots of the American RevolutionMap (db m75641) HM
32New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Sheriff Joseph York’s Stand
Sheriff Joseph York's Stand After the British captured Captain Giles Kellogg's artillery position, only St. Lawrence County Sheriff Joseph York stood between the British forces and their capture of Ogdensburgh. Unfortunately, the . . . Map (db m152883) HM
33New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — The Attack on the Village
The Attack On The Village Colonel "Red George” McDonnell had not reckoned with the gallantry of Ogdensburgh's militia when he led his forces into the village. While a separate force attacked Forsyth's forces on Lighthouse Point, . . . Map (db m152879) HM
34New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — The Battle of OgdensburgBritish Attack Across the Ice — War of 1812 —
February 22, 1813 British Lieutenant Colonel "Red" George Macdonnell led a force of about 650 soldiers and artillery across the ice to attack the American garrison at Ogdensburg commanded by Captain Benjamin Forsyth. Macdonnell moved to put . . . Map (db m75895) HM
35New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All VeteransMap (db m110027) WM
36New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Veterans Memorial
This Hallowed Ground is dedicated to the memory of all Veterans of the United States Armed ForcesMap (db m110063) WM
37New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Veterans of the American War of Independence1775 - 1783
Private Isaac Plumb • Private John Lyon Private David Ford • Private Seth Ranney Private James Battel Captain & Quartermaster David Judson Clerk & Quartermaster Nathan FordMap (db m110024) WM
38New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Vietnam War1964 - 1975
. . . Map (db m75648) WM
39New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — War of 1812
7,000 US forces came ashore near here. November 6 1813. Left vessels to march around Ogdensburg. Local residents assisted in moving supplies.Map (db m78332) HM
40New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — What Happened To The PatriotsOgdensburg Battlefield Trail
Even though the Patriots only numbered about 180 in the windmill, Ogdensburg was home to a host of sympathizers, many of whom were prevented by the American infantry from joining or supplying their comrades. But many of the most vocal and active . . . Map (db m75729) HM
41New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — World War II Memorial1941 - 1945 — Ogdensburg —
In Honor Of the Ogdensburg Heroes of World War II who made the supreme sacrifice [Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m75644) HM
42New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — World War Memorial
In memory of all World War I VeteransMap (db m75642) WM
43New York (St. Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — World War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of World War VeteransMap (db m110025) WM
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Apr. 14, 2021