Learn about Potsdam's history during annual Sandstone Festival beginning Sept. 19
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:14 am

Little Italy, 30 Market St. in Potsdam is in the oldest sandstone building in Potsdam. It was built in 1821 by Seywall Raymond, Liberty Knowles and Charles Partridge. Photo courtesy of the Potsdam Museum.

POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Museum's 2013 Potsdam Sandstone Festival Sept. 19 to 22 has received grant support from the Sweetgrass Foundation.

The funds will help to bring preservation and heritage stone masons to the festival to demonstrate methods of cutting, building and repairing sandstone in historic sandstone buildings.

For more information about the festival, visit the museum website at www.PotsdamPublicMuseum.org or call the museum at 265-6910.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.