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

Welcome to Potsdam Public Museum, Potsdam, N.Y.


Monday, Aug. 13th, 2018

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 2018 HOURS - OPEN TUESDAY to FRIDAY, 10 - 4

We are seeking to fill a part-time paid position for the fall to assist with our up-coming exhibition on China. Potential person should have experience in exhibition design, curating exhibits, researching, and works well with a team. A keen interest in museums and history is a must! Stop by the museum to fill out an application. Thank You.

                                                                 Cemetery Records                         
(Downloadable / Searchable PDF format)

                              HISTORY OF CLARKSON UNIVERSITY  AND
   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. It was constructed of Potsdam Red Sandstone.  In 1917  it was torn down and replaced with a new building which stands there today. 


RESEARCHERS: If you are traveling here to do research-please call ahead and make an appointment so the staff can locate the information you seek.

 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... 
Thank you! 
(315) 265-6910