At the Gates

Gates to Bayside Cemetery off County Road 59, south of Clarkson University, in the Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. Bayside Cemetery overlooks Norwood Lake on the Raquette River. This distinctive red stone is called Potsdam Sandstone. Thomas S. Clarkson and his family made a fortune mining it until 1922 and it can be found in many buildings in Potsdam, New York City, and Ottawa, Canada.


About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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