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

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

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 2018 HOURS - OPEN TUESDAY to FRIDAY, 10 - 4


* CHINA - Land of Silk and Dragons * 
New exhibit - Opening Dec 2nd 

                                                            
                                                                 Cemetery Records                         
(Downloadable / Searchable PDF format)

 
                              HISTORY OF CLARKSON UNIVERSITY  AND SUNY POTSDAM
                                        
                                                                                                                                                                               
  
 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.
  
                          
          
    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