Monday, May. 20th, 2013
VICTORIAN BRIDES Exhibit
June through October 2013
Opens Sunday June 23, 2013
The Friends of the Museum
Strawberry Shortcake and punch
will be served by the Friends
The Potsdam Public Museum was founded in 1940 and is a local history museum with an extensive public archive.
first 1/2 hour is free, $ 15/hr thereafter. Look on the
"Archives and Library" tab on your left, for a complete
list of family names.
SANDSTONE INTERACTIVE MAP ! NEW* NEW* NEW*
CLICK HERE to connect to our Sandstone Heritage Map. Follow the timeline and watch the industry grow through the mid-nineteenth century. This Google Map lets you choose the structures you want to investigate. See vintage and current images, in depth, cited, scholarly research. Many links to sources.
Please share ANY and ALL information you may have that we can site on the map. Primary sources of information used are; old newspapers, diaries, legal documents, old records, and oral history as well. Share your ideas about the map. Email or call us at: email@example.com or (315)-265-6910
Our current exhibitions include: VICTORIAN STYLE, featuring period fashions, dolls, silver, accessories, games, toys and a Victorian parlor. On display are gadgets such as hand-cranked coffee mills, a cast iron apple peeler, kerosine lamps, meat choppers and a fluting iron to put pleats into ones stylish collars and cuffs. There are beaver top hats, button-up shoes, silver handled canes, and a collection of wreaths and jewelry made of human hair!