Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex

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Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex
Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex is located in New York
Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex
Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex is located in the US
Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex
Location 115 Clarkson Ave. Potsdam, New York, U.S.
Coordinates 44°39′17″N 74°59′29″W / 44.65472°N 74.99139°W / 44.65472; -74.99139Coordinates: 44°39′17″N 74°59′29″W / 44.65472°N 74.99139°W / 44.65472; -74.99139
Area 83.6 acres (33.8 ha)
Built 1865 (1865), 1901
Architect multiple
Architectural style Late Victorian
MPS Red Potsdam Sandstone Resources Taken from Raquette River Quarries MPS
NRHP Reference # 03000026[1]
Added to NRHP March 26, 2004

Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex is a historic cemetery and gatehouse located at Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York. The cemetery was established in 1865 and the gatehouse complex constructed in 1901. The gatehouse complex is a Châteauesque style, Late Victorian red Potsdam ashlar sandstone building. It includes a receiving room for the deceased and mourners, quarters for the cemetery custodial family, and a bell tower. The cemetery includes a number of notable structures and objects including the Clarkson mausoleum (1873), Morgan family obelisk, and Soldiers Monument (1903).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes Susan Omohundro; Ellen Burns & L. Garofalini (January 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Bayside Cemetery and Gatehouse Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.  and Accompanying photographs