Civic Center, 2 Park Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
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Monday, Jan. 16th, 2017



Jan Wojcik will give a presentation on the Civil War Trunk that belonged to William A. Elderkin, a West Point Graduate who married Fanny Gurley, daughter of President Lincoln's Spiritual Advisor, Phinius Gurley, who grew up in Parishville, NY. President Lincoln arranged the service for the couple before Elderkin was shipped to the front.
Mr. Wojcik has researched Elderkin's career... MORE

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Cemetery Records for the Town of Potsdam by Katelyn Legacy
(Downloadable / Searchable PDF format)

RESEARCHERS: If you are traveling here to do research-please call ahead and make an appoinment 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, etc... 
Thank you! 
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