I can only imagine the resistance he received in this small town from the “it’s never worked before” crowd. Prime waterfront real estate had remained a diamond in the rough for centuries, until this visionary wouldn’t let it rest.
I am delighted to show my children and grandchildren the Cohoes Falls in all her glory, and the credit goes to John T. McDonald, III.
Do you have a diamond in the rough story? Please share; I never grow tired of tales like these.
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