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City unveils historic signs
By DAN HEATH Press-Republican | Oct 3, 2017 | PressRepublican.com
PLATTSBURGH — A public-private partnership is the driving force behind a series of new historic-site markers in the City of Plattsburgh and around Clinton County.
Mayor Colin Read and representatives of Plattco Corp. gathered in Trinity Park on Tuesday to unveil the first five signs.
The markers, in both English and French, are located at City Hall, the Macdonough Monument, Trinity Park, Trinity Episcopal Church and the former site of “The Ark” hotel (38 City Hall Place).
“The City of Plattsburgh is chock full of history, and today we make it much more accessible.”
He said the markers can help people hearken back to a time when ….READ MORE…
(Photo: KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTOPlattco Corp. pattern maker Fred Warren (left) helps City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read unveil a new historic marker outside City Hall during a press conference at City Hall Place on Tuesday. The City Hall marker is one of five introduced at historic points in the city, with many more to come on a historical trail that will include a self-guided virtual tour in the works now. ErickGibson.com)