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Taken on 08/11/09
House on Fralick Road, town of Watertown
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Comments from visitors:
Susan P. writes: "This one still looks sound and restorable to livable condition. One of my 'if I were rich' fantasies is going around doing that."
On 9/26/11 Tim F. writes "This was my Grandfather's home and I still mow the lawn every week, so although it is empty it is far from abandoned. Since being posted on this site it has been broken into 6 times by 'Copper Miners'. So I'd like to make it perfectly clear that there is NOTHING of value inside, unless you want a pet raccoon. It was always my dream to make it my home but unfortunately others don't want that to happen." 
On 3/31/13 Liz in Ottawa writes (in response to the previous comment) "hi there....
i would love to see the inside of this building and to hear about your recollections of your time there with your grandfather.
I think it is amazing that you still mowe the lawn. What a gesture of respect and love for his memory. I have to ask, when you say "others" don't want this to happen... are you referencing a private family matter, or simply implying that circumstances will not allow you to move into this home and restore it?
i'm curious... but i'm also, quite simply, very impressed."

Taken on 08/11/09
Right side
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Taken on 08/11/09
Left Side
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
From old Sterlingburg, near Antwerp and now a part of Fort Drum.  Hope writes that James Sterling built the dam near by and the furnace was used for several uses afterwards including a Grist Mill owned by the Copley Family (of Chaumont fame).
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
Another photo and a different angle.
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
Another photo and a different angle.
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
Another photo and a different angle.
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
Another photo and a different angle.
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Taken on 08/21/09 '09 by Hope M. of Perceptionphotography.biz
Another photo and a different angle.
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Taken on 10/21/09
House in Morristown, doesn't look like it has been abandoned for very long.
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Taken on 10/21/09
Another side of previous
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Taken on 10/21/09
A Webmaster Favorite

Morristown's Stone Windmill, doesn't seem to be used at present but has been in the past. See information about it's history in the plaque below the next photo.
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Comments from visitors:
From cshym74 (via Flickr.com): "great capture of the windmill in Morristown. I recall reading that the last 'use' of the windmill was for pilots during WWII--they used it as sort of a marker or landmark. I took this one a few years ago: www.flickr.com/photos/cshym74/303548779/"

Taken on 10/21/09
The other side of Morristown's Stone windmill, built in 1825, situated in Chapman Park.
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Taken on 11/12/09
Brownville train depot, at one time was a museum but now unused.  Located right beside the fire hall.
Was part of the Rome, Watertown, & Ogdensburg (RW&O or Hojack Line) railroad line.  Wikipedia article on the line & website about it.

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Comments from visitors:
Jack S. writes "The founders of the museum were all older men and no new members were interested in the museum, the few left did not want to see the collection dispersed.  A group from Lewis County obtained the collection and it is now housed at Croghan, New York in the old L&BR RR depot. Several additions have been added including a Shay Locomotive, Russel snow plow, a combine car, and a GE 75 Ton Switcher."
On 1/2/12 Tennessee_Titans writes "The Brownville depot is still standing beside the fire hall although in terrible condition. Boards have fallen off, roof is starting to slowly collapse and no one takes care of the property upkeep..it has turned into sort of a mini dump at times due to overgrown grass and garbage on the lawn. I wish somebody would take the time to restore the depot as it is a true treasure to the local area."

Taken on 11/12/09
Another side, Brownville train depot.
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Taken on 11/09/09 by Corrie K.
Foundations on Fort Drum.  Corrie K, the photographer, writes: "This particular foundation can be found in the Rhicard Hills housing area, in the woods on the North side of Rabbit Road just off of Main Street. We found signs of another foundation (the moss covered lines are a pretty good indicator) a few feet away but we did not have time to dig through the leaves.  We also found the remains of another structure further down the same road."
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Taken on 11/09/09 by Corrie K.
Foundations on Fort Drum.
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Taken on 11/09/09 by Corrie K.
Foundations on Fort Drum.
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Taken on 11/09/09 by Corrie K.
Foundations on Fort Drum.
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Taken on 11/23/09
Large brick house and out-buildings between East Martinsburg and Lowville on Route 12.  In this shot you can see the collapsed front  porch and a building of some sort to the left.  This brick house must have at one time been very impressive, and quite large.  Someone was taking salvage out of this building while I took the photos from the road.
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Comments from visitors:
Will H. writes "This house was the Marks Family homestead. It is on State Rt 12 (not 26) in the Town of Martinsburg."  Thanks to Will H. for the correction on the location.
Jack S., writes "This building, the Markowski americanized to Marks homestead, has been leveled."

Taken on 11/23/09
Another angle.  You can see the collapsed porch on the front and side as well as the equally large rear brick section, as well as a good-sized four-stall garage/barn to the right.
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