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Watch Island Indolence Island -

Indolence Island – Watch Island – 1000 Islands

Long-Owned By Walter J. Green of Utica, Indolence Island, Also Known as Watch Island, Was Often Visited By Former Secretary of State James A. Baker,...
Monticello Hotel from St. Lawrence River -

Monticello Hotel – Alexandria Bay – 1000 Islands

Well-Known Monticello Hotel Had Its Beginnings As John F. Walton’s Home In Alexandria Bay The history of the original Monticello Hotel building in Alexandria Bay...
Mercy Hospital 3 -

Mercy Hospital – 214 Stone St.

Sisters’ Hospital, aka St. Joachim’s, Began In 1894, Became Mercy Hospital 30 Years Later The history of Mercy Hospital in Watertown, N.Y., starts with its...
W. Main at New York Ave -

West Main Street Grade Crossing Project – Est. 1951

The West Main Street Grade Crossing’s Long Gestation Finally Sees Proposed Railroad Safety Measures Built In 1951   The West Main Street grade crossing project...
Bradley Winslow Seven Isles Summer Home -

Gen. Bradley Winslow’s Seven Isles – 1000 Islands

Attorney, Colonel, Brevet Brigadier Gen., Mayor, Senator Bradley Winslow’s Seven Isles Summer Home Seven Isles was once the summer home of perhaps the most well-known...
John Devito and his popcorn truck -

John DeVito the Popcorn Man (1903 – 1983)

John DeVito, Watertown’s Well-Known Popcorn Man Who Served His Goods to Generations of Families In the 1920s, if not sooner, John DeVito began his life-long...
Owatonna -

Owatonna Island – Chippewa Bay – 1000 Islands

New York Millionaire, Ship Builder & Commodore Charles Mortimer Englis Erects Palatial “Owatonna” The island known as Owatonna, located in Chippewa Bay just off the...
Joseph Bonaparte House in Natural Bridge -

Joseph Bonaparte House In Natural Bridge (1828 – 1901)

Ex-King of Spain Joseph Bonaparte House In Natural Bridge Was Expanded For Home In Northern New York Amongst Vast Land Holdings As with the case...
Paddock Arcade 2 -

Col. Delevan S. Miller Recollects Paddock Arcade of 1881

Col. Delevan S. Miller Continues His Series, Remembering Paddock Arcade of 1881 The following, Paddock Arcade of 1881, is a continuation of Col. Delevan S....
Walton House via NYCRR -

Walton House – Clayton – 1000 Islands

The Interesting Genesis of the Walton House in Clayton, Operated By Stephen Decatur Johnston For Many Years The history of the Walton House in Clayton,...

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