Thursday, May. 4th, 2017
Opening Friday May 12th: The History of the Clarkson Family and Clarkson University explores the complex genealogy of this family dynasty. Many artifacts on display from Clarkson University and private collections will be together for the first time!
MUSEUM HOURS: WEDNESDAY - SATURDAY 10 AM TO 4 PM
2 Park Street, Civic Center, Potsdam, NY 13676
HISTORY OF CLARKSON UNIVERSITY
Who were the Clarksons? Why did they purchase land in St. Lawrence County?
Why, unlike most land speculators, did they settle in the North Country in the early 1800s? Why was the University originally called the, "Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial School of Technology" in 1896? Who was Thomas S. Clarkson?
We can answer all these questions!
St. Lawrence Academy to SUNY Potsdam:
200 Years of Education
*** ATTENTION NEW ARRIVAL for GENEALOGY ***
If you are traveling here to do research-please call ahead and make an appointment so the staff can locate the information you seek.
Sometimes a family file contains just one
obituary from a newspaper, other files may contain dozens of folders, personal letters,