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History of Ogdensburg, New York, USA

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The earliest settlement in Ogdensburg dates back to 1749 when the celebrated Sulpician missionary Father Picquet founded his mission on the banks of the St. Lawrence at the mouth of the Oswegatchie River.

He built Fort La Presentation upon the site of an old Indian village named Swa-gatch.

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  • 1854 - Ogdensburg
    Oodensburo, a post-village and port of entry of Oswegatchie township, St. Lawrence county, New York, on the river St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - An Ogdensburg paper has the following sensational story:
    Tuesday was hotter than the previous day by at least four degrees. The mercury reached about 101 degrees in the shade, and all the way from 115 to...Read MORE...


  • News 1872 - No School
    The citizens of Ogdensburgh, N.Y., having refused to vote the money required for schools, the Board of Education has determined to close the public...Read MORE...


  • News 1878 - Ogdensburg, N. Y., supports two Boat Liveries, one of some forty boats, and the other half that number.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 10, 1878

  • 1895 - Ogdensburg
    Ogdensburg, a city and port of entry in Oswegatchie township, St. Lawrence co., N.Y., on the river St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the Oswegatchie, and ...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - TORNADO AT OGDENSBURG. An Elevator Unroofed and 820,000 Bushels of Grain Damaged - A Railroad Damaged.
    OGDENSBURG, N. Y., June 12. - A violent tornado, accompanied by rain, struck this city at 7 o'clock this evening, and did immense damage along the...Read MORE...


  • Ogdensburg, New York, USA
    Fort Street (E.), Ogdensburg, N.Y.
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  • 1906
    Ogdensburg, a city and port of entry of St. Lawrence co., N.Y., on the St. Lawrence River, at the mouth of the Oswegatchie, and opposite Prescott,...Read MORE...


  • News 1909 - Ogdensburg Hotel Burns.
    OGDENSBURG, N. Y., Sept. 4. - The Erwin Hotel in this city was burned to-day, causing a loss estimated at $15,000. The guests escaped in their night...Read MORE...


  • Ogdensburg, New York, USA
    Bird's Eye View From Customs Building Looking North, Ogdensburg, N.Y.
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  • Ogdensburg, New York, USA
    Seymour House, Ogdensburg, N.Y.
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  • News 1947 - 150 PERSONS FLEE OGDENSBURG FIRE.
    Ogdensburg, Feb. 14 (AP) - One hundred and fifty persons fled to safety when a general alarm fire gutted the New Ogdensburg hotel last night, causing ...Read MORE...




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Seymour House, Ogdensburg, N.Y.
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  • 1854 - Ogdensburg
    Oodensburo, a post-village and port of entry of Oswegatchie township, St. Lawrence county, New York, on the river St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - An Ogdensburg paper has the following sensational story:
    Tuesday was hotter than the previous day by at least four degrees. The mercury reached about 101 degrees in the shade, and all the way from 115 to... Read MORE...

  • News  1872 - No School
    The citizens of Ogdensburgh, N.Y., having refused to vote the money required for schools, the Board of Education has determined to close the public... Read MORE...

  • News  1878 - Ogdensburg, N. Y., supports two Boat Liveries, one of some forty boats, and the other half that number.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 10, 1878
  • 1895 - Ogdensburg
    Ogdensburg, a city and port of entry in Oswegatchie township, St. Lawrence co., N.Y., on the river St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the Oswegatchie, and ... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - TORNADO AT OGDENSBURG. An Elevator Unroofed and 820,000 Bushels of Grain Damaged - A Railroad Damaged.
    OGDENSBURG, N. Y., June 12. - A violent tornado, accompanied by rain, struck this city at 7 o'clock this evening, and did immense damage along the... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Ogdensburg, a city and port of entry of St. Lawrence co., N.Y., on the St. Lawrence River, at the mouth of the Oswegatchie, and opposite Prescott,... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - Ogdensburg Hotel Burns.
    OGDENSBURG, N. Y., Sept. 4. - The Erwin Hotel in this city was burned to-day, causing a loss estimated at $15,000. The guests escaped in their night... Read MORE...

  • News  1947 - 150 PERSONS FLEE OGDENSBURG FIRE.
    Ogdensburg, Feb. 14 (AP) - One hundred and fifty persons fled to safety when a general alarm fire gutted the New Ogdensburg hotel last night, causing ... Read MORE...

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