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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKI_crusoe-island_Seneca-Falls-NY.html
Crusoe Island. Site of Crusoe Post Office until 1852. Home of Senator David H. Evans, 1837-1920. Stage relaying barns were located here. State Education Department 1935 var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1'…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKH_teddy-roosevelts-journal-walk_Paul-Smiths-NY.html
Teddy Roosevelt's Journal Walk. . Welcome to TR's Journal Walk - the Barnum Brook Trail. . While Teddy Roosevelt was a teenager in the 1870's, he visited Paul Smiths Hotel four times and honed his skills as a naturalist, with special interest in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKC_jean-michel-basquiat-1960-1988_New-York-NY.html
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) . . From 1983 to 1988 renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked here, a former stable owned by friend and mentor Andy Warhol. Basquiat's paintings and other work established notion of high and low art…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CK8_site-of-elizabeth-blackwells-infirmary-for-women-and-children_New-York-NY.html
Site of Elizabeth Blackwell's Infirmary for Women and Children . . In this building, the first female doctor in America, Elizabeth Blackwell, established the first hospital for, staffed, and run by women. The New York Infirmary for Women and Chi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CK6_tower-avenue-grindstones_NY.html
Tower Avenue Grindstones. The grindstones lining this street were used by the early mills operating in the 1800's. The mills were located in the entire area of the falls on the La Chute River. They were salvaged by Vincent Strebe and erected in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CK4_riviere-de-la-chute_NY.html
Rivière de La Chute. At these lower falls stood the sawmill used in 1755 by the French to build Fort Carillon, and by the British in 1759 to build a fleet and the forts at Ticonderoga and Crown Point. Ticonderoga Historical Society …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CK2_a-way-to-the-world_NY.html
A Way to the World. The La Chute River supplied more than power for the mills. It also connected to Lake Champlain and the wider world. People and goods traveled much more easily by water than by land, so the corridor formed by Lake Champlain, Lak…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJM_1756-french-saw-mill-on-la-chute-river_NY.html
1756 French Saw Mill on La Chute River. In 1756 the French erected a mill on the river opposite this spot for sawing and preparing timbers used in Fort Carillon, renamed Fort Ticonderoga when captured by General Amherst in 1759. . . General Aber…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CGZ_mercury-theatre_New-York-NY.html
Mercury Theatre. "Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world . Like a Colossus... . -William Shakespeare . . On this site in1937, legendary American actor-writer-producer-director Orson Welles founded the Mercury Theatre with John Houseman. H…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CEZ_nikola-tesla-1856-1943_New-York-NY.html
In this house lived Nikola Tesla /1856-1943/, The great Yugoslav-American scientist-inventor, whose discoveries in the field of alternating electric current contributed to the advancement of the United States and the rest of the world. Yugosl…
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