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Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York


Notes: Potsdam is a town located in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 16,041 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 13676. The town is named after the city of Potsdam in Germany. A common misspelling of Potsdam is "Pottsdam", which is how many people spell it so as not to confuse it with Potsdam, Germany. The Town of Potsdam also contains a village named Potsdam. Potsdam is centrally located within the county and is northeast of Canton, the county seat.
History — The region was part of Macomb's Purchase. David Clarkson and Garret van Horn were early investors in the town, and settlement began around 1803. The pioneers found Native Americans still residing in the town and in the fur trade.
The town was established in 1806 from part of the Town of Madrid. Potsdam is one of the original ten towns of St. Lawrence County. The community of Potsdam set itself apart from the town in 1831 by incorporating as a village. The community of Raquetteville incorporated as the Village of Potsdam Junction (now Norwood) in 1871. St. Lawrence Academy, the predecessor of the State University of New York at Potsdam was founded in 1816. In 1896, Clarkson University was founded.
The Potsdam area is well known for its reddish-orange Potsdam sandstone. A large slab of it is on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.


City/Town : Latitude: 44.6697805, Longitude: -74.9813084


Matches 1 to 10 of 10

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 BUCKMAN, Calvin  31 Jan 1822Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29485
2 BUCKMAN, Levinia  22 Dec 1819Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29481
3 BUCKMAN, Lorinda  9 Sep 1815Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29479
4 BUCKMAN, Silas L.  19 Feb 1828Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29488
5 BUCKMAN, Sophia Huldah  16 Feb 1824Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29487
6 ELLIS, Charles  Abt 1846Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I36357
7 ELLIS, Ziba  Abt 1843Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I36356
8 LILLIE, Almira  Abt 1813Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29445
9 LILLIE, Emily  7 Oct 1810Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29443
10 LILLIE, Timothy Bannister  10 Jan 1812Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29444


Matches 1 to 3 of 3

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 BANNISTER, Abigail  26 May 1870Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I29440
2 LILLIE, David  8 May 1856Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I22222
3 LILLIE, Huldah  18 Dec 1829Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York I22224