Historical Collections of the State of New York containing a general collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes etc., relating to its history and antiquities, with geographical descriptions of every township in the state

By: John W. Barber and Henry Howe

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Book Details: 632 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1842, 1999), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 632 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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This wonderful volume belongs in the bookcase of all New York historians. More than 150 years old, this ancient text is rich in historical perspective and information that is no longer available to the modern researcher. The work begins with a general outline of New York history. Thereafter, the book is arranged alphabetically by county. Dictionary-like entries for each town are listed alphabetically within each county section. The entries give the location and history of each town, including date of settlement, famous and notable residents, important events, population statistics, number of dwellings, churches and schools, local Indians, and so on. Comprehensively annotated and profusely illustrated with engravings of towns, historic structures and distinctive natural features. This volume contains an index of counties, townships and villages, plus a separate index of subjects and full names; as well as a map of the state of New York "from the latest authorities."

Title: Historical Collections of the State of New York containing a general collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes etc., relating to its history and antiquities, with geographical descriptions of every township in the state

Author: John W. Barber and Henry Howe

Categories: New York,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1842, 1999)

ISBN Number: 0788413384

ISBN Number 13: 9780788413384

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 632 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1842, 1999), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 632 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: B1338

Description: This wonderful volume belongs in the bookcase of all New York historians. More than 150 years old, this ancient text is rich in historical perspective and information that is no longer available to the modern researcher. The work begins with a general outline of New York history. Thereafter, the book is arranged alphabetically by county. Dictionary-like entries for each town are listed alphabetically within each county section. The entries give the location and history of each town, including date of settlement, famous and notable residents, important events, population statistics, number of dwellings, churches and schools, local Indians, and so on. Comprehensively annotated and profusely illustrated with engravings of towns, historic structures and distinctive natural features. This volume contains an index of counties, townships and villages, plus a separate index of subjects and full names; as well as a map of the state of New York "from the latest authorities."
632 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1842, 1999), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 632 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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