Mary Jane Watson
Mary Jane Watson is a member of the Colton Historical Society and the St. Lawrence Historical Association. She has been active in the Raquette River Blueway Corridor Project which seeks to make the Raquette River a regional tourist destination. She has done extensive research on the history of the Raquette River, including participating in the Raquette River oral history project in partnership with TAUNY. Google nyheritage.org to link to her collection of Raquette River dam photos and oral histories collected during the project.
Mary Jane has previously taught several courses for SOAR.
Mary Jane is a retired CPA with an MA from McGill University in history.
Spring 2023 - The Racquette River: 1950's Hydro Development [S-23-28]
Spring 2023 - The Racquette River: A Log Highway [S-23-29]
Fall 2022 - The Dams of the Raquette River [F-22-8]
Fall 2018 - Dams of the Raquette River [F-18-20]
Fall 2017 - Dams of the Raquette River [F-17-23]
Fall 2013 - Racquette River History [F-13-46]
Fall 2011 - A Dig at a 1900's Country School Site [F-11-22]
Fall 2011 - Raquette River History [F-11-47]
Fall 2010 - Our Town Histories [F-10-42]