Putman's Lock Grocery

Putman's Lock Grocery (HMVZH)

Location: Amsterdam, NY 12010 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 57.167', W 74° 14.282'

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Putman's Lock Grocery, owned by the Garret Putman family from 1855 into the 1900s, is typical of the many stores which lined the canal. Part of the store, which contained living quarters and rooms for rent, was destoyed by fire in the 1930s. The basement was used as a tavern. The room behind the French doors was for general sales, displaying goods which ranged from clothing and tobacco for the canaller to harnesses and hay for the draft animals. The porch was a meeting place for those whose lives depended on the canal.
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HM NumberHMVZH
Series This marker is part of the Erie Canal series
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Placed BySchoharie Crossing State Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 562154 N 4755853
Decimal Degrees42.95278333, -74.23803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 57.167', W 74° 14.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 57' 10.02" N, 74° 14' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-22 Canalway Trail- Erie Canal Trail, Amsterdam NY 12010, US
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