FEBRUARY 2018 - OPEN WED. to FRIDAY, 10 -4
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Left: 'Old Main' Clarkson University's first building, c. 1896. Clarkson University opened as , "The Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial School of Technology. It was started in honor of Thomas S. Clarkson (1837-1894) by his sisters Elizabeth, Frederica, and Lavinia Clarkson along with his 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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