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1New York (Albany County), Albany — Henry Hudson
Explorer, here ended the voyage of the Half Moon in quest of the Indies September, 1609 Map (db m116689) HM
2New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 1 New York City 1993-1997
When the USS Slater returned from Greece to dock at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on August 27, 1993, the state of the ship was appalling. The first goal was to survey the condition of the ship and develop a plan of action. . . . Map (db m49646) HM
3New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 2 Albany 1997 - 2001
In 1997, the management at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum made the decision to downsize and the SLATER was asked to find a new home. The ship was towed to Albany and arrived on October 27, 1997 to a crowd of well wishers. Here, a new group of . . . Map (db m49645) HM
4New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 3 Albany 2002 - Present
The whole painstaking process of restoring the ship, acquiring the parts and installing the refurbished gear, has been driven by volunteers and would have never been possible without these dedicated individuals. The SLATER's wooden whale boat has . . . Map (db m49644) HM
5New York (Albany County), Albany — U.S.S. Slater — (DE-766)
Time: The Second World War, 1942 During the “dark days” of 1940, after the German conquest of France and prior to the U.S. involvement in World War II, England stood alone against the threat of Nazi world domination. An island . . . Map (db m18188) HM
6New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Juncta
Junction of the Original Erie and Champlain Canals First Settlement and Name of Cohoes. Site of the First Post Office.Map (db m6161) HM
7New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Native American & 17th-century History of Peebles Island
There is abundant evidence of Indian occupation on Peebles and Van Schaick Islands. Hammerstones and projectile points have been discovered and suggest that early tribes lived in this area. Archeologists uncovered a number of early hearths here . . . Map (db m115382) HM
8New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Old Military Crossing
Prior to the construction of the New York State Barge Canal and dam at Crescent, the Mohawk River was shallow and fordable most of the year. For centuries, Native Americans had crossed at this place. In 1755, during the French and Indian War, a . . . Map (db m138984) HM
9New York (Albany County), Cohoes — The Erie Canal — Power Canal Park | Cohoes NY
The Erie Canal flowed through Cohoes along two distinct paths during the 19th century. The first phase, 1825-1841, is commonly referred to as "Clinton's Ditch" after New York Governor DeWitt Clinton, who was the foremost advocate for construction of . . . Map (db m42224) HM
10New York (Albany County), Cohoes — The Matton Shipyard
The Matton Shipyard John E. Matton built his shipyard here on Van Schaick Island in 1916, shortly after the new Barge Canal opened. Besides building barges and tugboats, the shipyard serviced and repaired the boats that travelled both the . . . Map (db m48282) HM
11New York (Albany County), Cohoes — View of Van Schaick Island
You are looking at the northern tip of Van Schaick Island. The Hudson River flows to the east, and the third and fourth branches of the Mohawk River flow around the rest of this rocky island. Dutch merchants Philip Pietersen Schuyler and Goosen . . . Map (db m115371) HM
12New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Water Ford
A colonial ford across the Mohawk River from which Waterford derives its name. Site of the colonial Fort Half-MoonMap (db m115362) HM
13New York (Albany County), Colonie — Maplewood Historic Park
Site of Erie Canal lock & former Weighlock Bldg.1850-1915 located near "The Juncta" of old Erie and Champlain CanalsMap (db m40996) HM
14New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Erie Canal
For nearly a century, canal boats were pulled by mules and horse over this portion of New York State's famed Erie Canal. One of the slowest and most crowded parts of the waterway started to the north of the Flatts at Maplewood. Here Began the . . . Map (db m14742) HM
15New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Weighlock Building — 1850-1915
This Greek-revival building was one of several weigh stations along the Canal used to levy the tolls for barges carrying merchandise and farm goods. Until 1850 freight cargoes were measured by the displacement theory, but this hydraulic type . . . Map (db m40999) HM
16New York (Albany County), Guilderland — The Vale of Tawasentha
Iroquois name for a burial ground near mouth of the Normanskill Creek.Map (db m142822) HM
17New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Erie Canal
Completed 1825 Terminus at Hudson River. Locks called Sidecut allowed entry to navigable waters.Map (db m12214) HM
18New York (Allegany County), Houghton — Jockey Street
Once famous rendezvous for Genesee Valley Canal boatmen. Now known as home of the Houghton College.Map (db m155783) HM
19New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — 1885 • Fish Survey • 1935
The state-wide watershed survey of fish life was begun here on Duffy Hollow Brook by the conservation department in 1926.Map (db m136688) HM
20New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Chenango Canal
The southern end of the 97-mile canal (1837-78) was at the river confluence. It moved Pa coal, local lumber & goods to the Erie Canal. Canal Society of NYSMap (db m92919) HM
21New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-The Chenango Canal
Historic North Side The Chenango Canal Between 1837 and 1875 the canal linked Binghamton and Utica. Its general course followed the line of State St. which is built on the filled in canal bed.Map (db m93029) HM
22New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — Lock 107
The stone walls visible here are parts of Lock 107 on the Chenango Canal, which opened in 1837. Constructed as a composite lock of stone lined with wooden planks, Lock 107 was repaired and rebuilt several times over the years. The last rebuild of . . . Map (db m94370) HM
23New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — The Chenango Canal
The Chenango Canal was part of a vast network of canals that connected New York State's cities with the Great Lakes, the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. Opened for navigation on May 6, 1837, the Chenango Canal carried people between the Erie . . . Map (db m94410) HM
24New York (Broome County), Port Crane — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Here the towpath followed river and base of the hill (Sign reset in 2006) In Memory Of Leon Deanjou Map (db m23064) HM
25New York (Broome County), Vestal — 5 — Canal Towpath
Remnant of 1865 Chenango Canal Extension towpath located between Front St & Kimble Rd. abandoned 1872 before extension completed.Map (db m141701) HM
26New York (Broome County), Vestal — Old Canal Bed
Down the path are remains of the unfinished Chenango Canal extension. It was built in the 1860'sMap (db m94389) HM
27New York (Broome County), Windsor — Sage Creek
Sage Creek named for Seth Sage, 1748-1822, captain in the American Revolution.Map (db m92986) HM
28New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Ford
Across Wasco Outlet on great Iroquois Trail used by Col. Peter Gansevoort who encamped here Sept. 21, 1779.Map (db m99185) HM
29New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — Conduit For Ideas — The Canalway Trail
The Erie Canal tied together western New York and became a conduit for ideas as well as for commerce. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women's Sufferage convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in 1848 to advocate . . . Map (db m83670) HM
30New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Boom Years — The Canalway Trail
The opening of the Erie Canal had a huge economic impact on the citizens of New York State. Producers could afford to ship products to previously inaccessible markets at a cost that dropped from $100.00 per ton (by wagon) to just a few dollars. . . . Map (db m83674) HM
31New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Erie Canal — The Centreport Aqueduct — Centreport Aqueduct Park —
In 1807 Jesse Hawley, a prisoner in the Canandaigua jail, wrote a series of essays proposing a waterway from Lake Erie to the Atlantic Ocean. Following the War of 1812 the settling of western New York and Ohio resulted in an increased demand for . . . Map (db m83708) HM
32New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Erie Canal — Historic New York
Construction of the Erie Canal was hailed as the greatest engineering accomplishment to that time. Under the leadership of Governor De Witt Clinton, construction began July 4, 1817. With little technical knowledge, thousands of workers surveyed, . . . Map (db m88628) HM
33New York (Cayuga County), Fair Haven — Little Sodus Bay (Fair Haven) — A Busy Lakeport — Maritime Heritage —
A Commerce Center. Though camps, pleasure boats, and the sandy beaches of Fair Haven State Park dominate the bay and lake shore today, in 1910 Little Sodus Bay was the second busiest port on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Trains . . . Map (db m79751) HM
34New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — A Landmark and Pride in Our Community — Byron Lapp Memorial Trail and Montezuma Heritage Park
A Landmark and Pride in Our Community. The Town on Montezuma purchased the lot and is restoring it for it [sic] significance to the town's history. Volunteers helped clear the site and in a community effort has [sic] taken the important first step . . . Map (db m83561) HM
35New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Early Aqueduct
Early Aqueduct This towpath leads to the Richmond Aqueduct built 1849 second largest aqueduct carrying Erie Canal waters over the Seneca River. Map (db m83562) HM
36New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Montezuma Heritage Park — Mural & Historic Markers Dedication — May 4, 2013 —
In 1828, the Cayuga-Seneca Canal opened in Montezuma allowing transportation of people and goods into the Finger Lakes and beyond by connecting with the Erie Canal at this site. The Exchange Hotel provided lodging for travelers and was the center of . . . Map (db m83560) HM
37New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Old Erie Canal
Old Erie Canal Completed from Utica to here 1819. The "Montezuma" built here was the first boat on the canal. Took passengers to Syracuse 1820.Map (db m83542) HM
38New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Opened in 1828 — Cayuga Seneca Canal
Opened in 1828 Cayuga Seneca Canal Extended navigation of the Erie Canal to Finger Lakes Site of crossover bridge and Exchange Hotel Map (db m83547) HM
39New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District
Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m159215) HM
40New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — A Metaphor for Change — The Canalway Trail
Lock 52 in Port Byron was a busy place prior to 1917. In the vicinity of the lock, you would have seen a bustling waterfront, with dozens of boats locking up or down the canal. At Tanner's Dry Dock, just up the canal from the lock, canal boats were . . . Map (db m83641) HM
41New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
The mules that pulled boats along the Erie Canal were cared for here, fed and shoed.Map (db m103563) HM
42New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Glaciers, Drumlins, and High Level Lakes — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
During the ice ages of the last 2 million years, glaciers sculpted the land surface forming, amongst other features, the many rounded and elongated hills called drumlins that are seen from the Thruway between Rochester and Syracuse. From this . . . Map (db m103583) HM
43New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Port Byron's Lock 52
Lock 52 on the Erie Canal was once a busy place. Built in 1851 and lengthened on the berm side in 1887 to accommodate two boats hitched together in tandem, the lock created a popular stopping point for canal boatmen. The 11-foot lift at Lock 52 . . . Map (db m103581) HM
44New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry Dock — The Canalway Trail
The O.B. & H.E. Tanner Dry Dock was established near Lock 52 in Port Byron in 1873, replacing the earlier Ames Dry Dock. In its heydey, Tanner built and repaired a variety of canal boats, employing a crew of 18, including a shipwright, carpenters, . . . Map (db m83644) HM
45New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry Dock
About two hundred feet from here was once the location of the D. B. Tanner Dry Dock, built in 1863 on the former Clinton's Ditch alignment. Craftmen built and repaired canal cargo boats in the dry docks that carried grain, coal, lumber and the . . . Map (db m103582) HM
46New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie Canal — Historic New York
Construction of the Erie Canal was hailed as the greatest engineering accomplishment to that time. Under the leadership of Governor De Witt Clinton, construction began July 4, 1817. With little technical knowledge, thousands of workers . . . Map (db m146448) HM
47New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie Canal in Port Byron — Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron — Today's Canal System in New York —
The Erie Canal in Port Byron When the original Erie Canal or "Clinton's Ditch" was completed here in 1819, Port Byron was transformed from a frontier settlement to a thriving canal town. Indeed, the local citizens were so hopeful with the new . . . Map (db m103580) HM
48New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie House — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
This 1894 saloon and hotel belonged to the Van Detto family, recently arrived Italian immigrants. Located a few hundred feet east of Lock 52, the Erie House was a popular destination for the canal community.Map (db m103562) HM
49New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Village of Port Byron
1. Park Hotel: Dates from the bustling railroad days in the mid-eighteen hundreds when it was known as "National Hotel". The Park Hotel was built by Samuel Lamkin in 1835. Its reputation and ownership has changed many times. 2. Masonic Block: . . . Map (db m83600) HM
50New York (Cayuga County), Throop — Throop Industry
Throop Industry Settlers used Owasco River power to run sawmills & gristmills as early as 1798. This site was one of the three dams built in Throop. Map (db m87937) HM
51New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — 282 — The Frontenac
Steamship Frontenac caught fire here July 27, 1907 despite rescue attempts by crew and people on shore eight passengers diedMap (db m145800) HM
52New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — Weed's Basin
Cayuga County Weed's Basin named after Elihu and Edward Weed who constructed a basin on Old Erie Canal 1821. P.O. established 1822 Weedsport Inc. village 1831 Village of WeedsportMap (db m83727) HM
53New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point - Stow Ferry
In continuous service since 1811 when Thomas Bemus was granted a license to operate by Chautauqua County.Map (db m158091) HM
54New York (Chautauqua County), Brocton — Ships and Shipwrecks at Lake Erie State Park
In the early 1800s, commercial shipping and fishing were important to the growth of the communities near Lake Erie State Park. The harbors at Barcelona and Dunkirk developed in the early 1800s as ships plying the Great Lakes docked to load and . . . Map (db m132178) HM
55New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Eastern Basin Shipwrecks — A Watery Record of Mishaps — Maritime Heritage —
Resting on the Lake Bottom. Beneath the waters before you lies a graveyard of shipwrecks from two centuries. Surprise storms, unchartered shallows, and lack of navigation aids are a few reasons for the wrecks. More and more people are learning to . . . Map (db m84415) HM
56New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Large Anchor
Large Anchor from the Anabelle Wilson which sank off Dunkirk Lighthouse on Nov. 1913. Raised by divers: Tom, Dave and Tim McDonald and Rick Lucas on Sept. 5, 1990 and donated to the museumMap (db m84357) HM
57New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Transportation
Transportation Bemus Point/Stow Ferry Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. Flat boats made from locally cut timber carries goods from Chautauqua Lake to the country's interior. the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry began operating in . . . Map (db m117562) HM
58New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Before White Men Came
Before white men came to this area the Indians blazed a trail between Lake Erie and Lake Chautauqua over which they, early explorers and settlers, portaged their canoes. At the Chadakoin River rapids the canoe was portaged again. Here is where the . . . Map (db m64674) HM
59New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Keelboat Landing
Here on the banks of the outlet in pioneer days was the keelboat landing. Long, shallow draft boats, propelled by poles, brought cargoes from Pittsburgh and farther south up the Allegheny River to this forest-bound village.Map (db m64704) HM
60New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Steamboat Landing
. . . Map (db m94785) HM
61New York (Chautauqua County), Kennedy — Kennedy Mills
First commercial enterprise in southeastern Chautauqua County Doctor Thomas Ruston Kennedy built first mill October 1805 after purchase of 3000 acres in the area which became the Town of PolandMap (db m60146) HM
62New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Chautauqua Lake Region — Historic New York
Chautauqua Lake, eighteen miles long and one to three miles wide, has as its outlet a branch of Connewango Creek, a tributary of the Allegheny River. This gives Chautauqua an indirect connection with the Gulf of Mexico by way of the Ohio, and . . . Map (db m64687) HM
63New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Mayville Station — A Transportation Hub — History of the Coast —
The serene scene of today is nothing like the frenzied activity that once took place here. Travelers switched from train to steamboat to trolley on trips to attractions along Chautauqua Lake. The present station was built on this site in 1924 . . . Map (db m105752) HM
64New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — Barcelona Harbor — Invasion Route Shipping Port, Fishing Center — History of the Coast —
Harbor Activity Timeline 2000 1982 First Harbor Day celebration. 1971 Last commercial fishing boat is sold. 1962 Lighthouse is re-lighted. 1960 Corps of Engineers builds Daniel Reed breakwall and pier. 1913 Trolley service ends. 1900 . . . Map (db m117525) HM
65New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — Barcelona Light House
Barcelona Light House Erected in 1829 By the Federal GovernmentMap (db m57203) HM
66New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung Canal
The Chemung Canal 1833-1878 here joined the Chemung River, extending northward linking the river to the Erie Canal via Seneca Lake.Map (db m32306) HM
67New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Old Ferry
Operated from about 1800 to 1824 preceded first bridgeMap (db m77931) HM
68New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Chemung Canal Feeder
Ran from Gibson, N.Y. to here, fed water to the Chemung Canal, and provided a means of transportation. 1833-1878Map (db m43903) HM
69New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Original stone arch carrying canal over creek about 150 yds due east. Oxford Historical SocietyMap (db m94138) HM
70New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
The canal bed and towpath curve around to make level route on the valley floor.Map (db m94141) HM
71New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Near here to the east are ruins of an aqueduct which carried the canal across the Chenango River.Map (db m94142) HM
72New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Historic building was inn of canal travelers 1846-56. Canal boat repair station was east of road.Map (db m94143) HM
73New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
On this spot was a 100 foot culvert of cut stone dated 1845 which carried a creek under the canal.Map (db m94371) HM
74New York (Chenango County), Greene — First Bridge
Across the Chenango River was built on this site in 1807. Susquehanna and Bath Turnpike crossed here.Map (db m94154) HM
75New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
This stone arch supported an aqueduct that carried the canal over Fly Creek. Bicentennial '76 Morton-NorwichMap (db m92591) HM
76New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Meads Pond was used as a holding basin for barges of iron, coal and freight from the adjacent canal.Map (db m92592) HM
77New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Canal bridge site where 1,000 men of the 114th Regt. embarked by flotilla to Civil War, Sept. 6, 1862. Bicentennial '76 NB&T of NorwichMap (db m92593) HM
78New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal
East of the road are remains of a lock and feeder pond where canal passed through productive farm country. Bicentennial '76 Terry DescendantsMap (db m92595) HM
79New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Just west a large wooden aqueduct spanned creek. $2,500,000 canal linked area to Utica, Binghamton.Map (db m93294) HM
80New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
The canal and towpath can be seen parallel to the highway at this point.Map (db m94472) HM
81New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — Maydole Hammer Factory Sign
This view of the Chenango Canal is looking north toward the Maydole Hammer factory and Lock #93. The Hammer factory covered the area today (2007) occupied by the buildings of the Golden Age Apartments. The lock was located in the space that is now . . . Map (db m94231) HM
82New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — Sternberg, Hall and Company Sign
This photograph taken from the west bank of the Chenango Canal looking east, shows the Sternberg, Hall and Company Sash and Blind Factory. The picture of the factory was taken about 1872. The factory produced window frames (sashes) and blinds . . . Map (db m94233) HM
83New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — V.F.W. Sign
This photograph taken about 1870 shows the Chenango Canal looking south from the viewpoint of the canal bridge that crossed East Main Street at Canal Street. In the foreground is Edwin Smith's Warehouse, later known as R.D.Eaton Grain and Seed . . . Map (db m94236) HM
84New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
The Oxford Turning Basin. Sight of overnight tie up for canal boats.Map (db m92749) HM
85New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Canal bed and towpath wound its way through the valley following the foot of the hills. Chenango County Bicentennial '76Map (db m93277) HM
86New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Lock 99
The Chenango Land Trust expresses its graditude Maurice and Barbara Ingraham for having the foresight to protect Chenango Canal Lock 99,the best preserved Chenango Canal lock, Lock purchase and preservation made possible by a grant from the Land . . . Map (db m93513) HM
87New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — 2006 Rexford Falls Footbridge Restoration
2006 Rexford Falls Footbridge Restoration Herbert H. & Mariea L. Brown Foundation Town of SherburneMap (db m93152) HM
88New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
At this point the canal ran under a wooden bridge on what was then known as Water St. Chenango County Bicentennial '76Map (db m93159) HM
89New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Just west can be seen the canal bed, towpath and site of woolen mill and other canal related industriesMap (db m93160) HM
90New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
In barn at the rear of this house, mules were kept to tow boats on the adjoining canal.Map (db m93161) HM
91New 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
92New 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
93New 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
94New 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
95New York (Clinton County), Chazy — Sept. 11, 1814
Near this spot survivors of the British gunboat Simcoe buried their dead comrades left on board following the American naval victory on Plattsburgh Bay.Map (db m105855) HM
96New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Battle of Plattsburgh Bay
Throughout the War of 1812, British forces targeted Lake Champlain as an invasion route. United States Navy Lieutenant Thomas Macdonough was able to confine them in the Richelieu River of Quebec throughout the summer of 1813. American shipbuilders . . . Map (db m48447) HM
97New York (Clinton County), Rouses Point — David Mayo's Sail Ferry
Near Site of David Mayo's sail ferry, 1805. Crossed Lake Champlain from the foot of Champlain St. to Windmill Point, Alburgh, VT.Map (db m108104) HM
98New York (Clinton County), Town of Peru — Port Jackson
Est. by Robt. Platt ca. 1820 This busy Lake Champlain port was an important transportation hub for both people and goods during the 1800's.Map (db m108681) HM
99New York (Clinton County), Town of Plattsburgh — Friswell Patent
2000 acres settled in 1766 by William Gilliland (1734-1796) first named Janesborough, later Port Gilliland. A port for lake shipped goods c. 1820-1900.Map (db m108643) HM
100New York (Columbia County), Clermont — The Clermont
Since and prior to its incorporation in 1788, Clermont has played a significant role in the history of America. Clermont’s history includes: home of Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of Louisiana Purchase and a drafter of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m136305) HM

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