Early History of Potsdam

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Early History of Potsdam
Early History of Potsdam Water Street, old bridge over Racquette River, 1908. - Image Source

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Historical Context

Potsdam is located in St. Lawrence County, New York and was founded in 1806 and was the site of both the St. Laswrence Academy (Now SUNY Potsdam) and Clarkson University. It is famous as the exporter of Potsdam sandstone.

Scope of Collection

This collection consists of images of prominent buildings in Potsdam, New York, as well as the portrait of Benjamin Raymond and two Thatcher Milk Bottles, as well as images of the Racquette River.

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