History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins and Schuyler Counties, New York

Collection Category: County Histories|Collection Type: OCR|Location: Tioga County, Chemung County, Tompkins County, Schuyler County

This book was written by Henry B. Peirce and D. Hamilton Hurd and published in 1879 by Everts & Ensign. It contains histories of the four south-central New York counties of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler. The introductory section includes information about settlers’ conflicts with Native Americans, geology, and early military history. Sections on each county detail their political, civil, educational, and religious histories. Further contents include such information as statistical data, societies, and histories of the press and authors within each county. Accounts of cities, towns, and villages of note are also documented. Biographical sketches and illustrations of people and places throughout the four counties are featured prominently in the book. 

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