Placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a fine example of rural cemetery landscape and architecture.
Visitors welcome, but enter at your own risk. Open during daylight hours. This is an active burial ground: please show respect on . . . — — Map (db m78824) HM
Graduate of Crane Normal School of Music - 1918 - Music Teacher of Potsdam Normal School 1922-1966 - Director of Crane Department of Music 1930-1966. Prominent choral conductor. Master Teacher·Exemplary administrator — — Map (db m78827) HM
In honor of the students and alumni of Potsdam State Teachers College who served their country in World War II and in reverent memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Nelson Brownell, Donald . . . — — Map (db m88557) WM
In loving memory of George W. Bonney, Frank G. Barclay, Harvey Clark, Oliver O. Emery, Howard E. Foote, Harold F. Gale, Roy D. Graves, Harold W. Griffiths, Ralph O. Hill, Charles E. McCarthy, Lawrence E. Perkins, Earl J. Santimaw, who died in the . . . — — Map (db m88529) WM
Veteran of the Civil War, 1861-1864,
Sixtieth Regiment, New York State Volunteers.
Wheelwright, Carriage and Wagon
Shop on Fall Island, Potsdam, New York
Inventor of Vehicle-Spring. Patented-1887.
Canoe . . . — — Map (db m78800) HM
Kellas Hall Eliza Kellas class of 1899, 1864-1943 Katherine Kellas class of 1892, 1869-1941 Eliza became first President of Russell Sage College. Katherine became Preceptress at Potsdam Normal School and later first Dean at Russell Sage . . . — — Map (db m89077) HM
1941 (Potsdam Fire Department-Established 1857) 1945 In honor of the members of the Potsdam Fire Department who served in the armed forces of our country in World War II Army [seven names listed] Navy [three names listed] . . . — — Map (db m78981) WM
Trinity Episcopal Church Built of Potsdam Sandstone in 1836 by the Clarkson family (cornerstone laid in 1835), this is the only local church still standing that was constructed using the slab-and-binder method. The rectory and all additions . . . — — Map (db m78860) HM
Ice House Row Until electric refrigeration became widespread in the 1930s, Potsdam villagers relied on iceboxes stocked with ice blocks cut from the river and stored under sawdust in icehouses along Water Street (now Riverside[sic . . . — — Map (db m78861) HM
The Industrial Center The inexpensive, reliable power provided by Potsdam's falls attracted industry to Fall Island. Water was diverted from the top of the dams into flour flumes (rectangular wooden conduits.) One flume ran down each side of . . . — — Map (db m78934) HM
The Flood of 1871
One Friday afternoon in May, word reached Potsdam that a reservoir dam had broken near Tupper Lake, and Fall Island was evacuated. It took 36 hours for the water to reach Potsdam. On Saturday, the water began to rise . . . — — Map (db m97435) HM
(above) These turn-of-the-century boaters are using oared craft resembling Adirondack guideboats. Note that couples usually face each other. (right) Canoeing had two surges in popularity: once in the 1900s, as shown here and again in the 1950s. . . . — — Map (db m88616) HM
Upon this spot was built in 1810 by Benjamin Raymond the first school house of Potsdam First session 1812 Rev. Jas. Johnson A.B. - Harvard - teacher. Here from 1816 to 1826 was ST. LAWRENCE ACADEMY Nahum Nixon A.B. - Middlebury- first . . . — — Map (db m78916) HM
[center stone] They live with us in grateful memory of their sacrifice *World War I* [14 names listed] *World War II* [43 names listed] The citizens of the village and town of Potsdam erect this lasting symbol of our . . . — — Map (db m78980) WM