Local Historical Websites


Jefferson County Genealogy/History Mailing List

Mark Wentling's Pioneer Portraits Project

Jefferson County Historical Society
The Jefferson County Historical Society preserves a documentary record of our county and its people; to engage audiences in a dialog about our unique history- what it means to us today, and what it should mean for our future.

Marc's Jefferson County History
Five page history of Jefferson County.

Old Abandoned Buildings of Northern NY
Photos and text chronicling urban decay in the Northern NY region.

The NewRuins Project
"...the stories remain", the Bagley and Sewall Project Site

Shirley Farone's Historical Website
"A Prism of Memories of Jefferson County, New York"

History of Watertown
From Ray's Place website, from a 1898 account.

Historic Disasters in New York

History of Watertown with pics

Old and Present NY Railroad Routes

Four Rivers Historical Society

Historical Association of South Jefferson

Jefferson County Web Page
History and genealogy pages hosted by Nancy Dixon

Redwood History


Local Websites of Interest


Jeffcowebboard
Longest running local webboard for discussions concerning Jefferson County.

Newzjunky.com
Very popular local news site.

http://icepac.library.net/ICEPAC
ICEPAC is the North Country's cooperative online catalog (libraries).

Trails Webpage
Walking, biking, cross-country skiing trails in the upstate area.

Interactive Panoramas of the area
Immersive 360 degree panoramas, some with sound.

General Brown School Alumni Webboard

Carthage School Alumni Webboard

FreecycleWatertownNY
Offer and ask for free items to recycle.

Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System
Look up location of ships on the Seaway, good for viewing from the locks

The Thousands Islands
Everything Thousand Islands

H20Media
Webcams, etc.

New York State Webcams
List of local webcams

Marc's Jefferson Webcam
Local webcam updated a few times a day, looking approximately toward the direction of Watertown from the north.

Jefferson County Photography Club on Facebook