Civic Center, 2 Park Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-6910

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              HISTORY OF CLARKSON UNIVERSITY  AND
                       
THE CLARKSON FAMILY
                                                                                                                                                                                
   Left: 'Old Main' Clarkson University's first building, c. 1896. Clarkson University   was started in honor of Thomas S. Clarkson (1837-1894) by his sisters and
  niece Annie Clarkson. Thomas died at age 58 in a quarry accident.
  
                          
St. Lawrence Academy to SUNY Potsdam:  
 200 Years of Education
    Curated by: Erin Cheney                 
                          
   Right: The State Normal School was built in 1867 across from the Civic Center on Park Street, Potsdam. www.shoess.ru It was constructed of Potsdam Red Sandstone.  In 1917  it was torn down and replaced with a new building which stands there today. 

 


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 2 Park Street, Civic Center, Potsdam, NY 13676  
(315) 265-6910
 
  Sometimes a family file contains just  one obituary from a newspaper, other files may contain dozens of folders, personal letters, etc... 
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