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By Harney J. Corwin

Nestled within the Black River valley with the Tug Hill Plateau to the east and the Adirondack Mountains to the west, Boonville strains its foundation to the failure of a grand funding scheme. within the mid-1790s, Gerrit Boon, agent for the Holland Land corporation, bought sizeable acreage in northern big apple, hoping to set up a plantation for the creation of maple sugar. whilst that company collapsed, Boon based a payment within the distant wasteland. Adopting a paternalistic stance, he attracted settlers by way of extending monetary information to farmers, artisans, and tradesmen. The village quickly prospered, and dairy farming grew to become the dominant undefined. With the coming of a canal and railroad within the mid-1800s, Boonville multiplied to turn into the most important city among Watertown and Utica. round Boonville records the expansion of the village and surrounding zone, with particular realization to neighborhood landmarks and surroundings, and game, renowned leaders, and usual citizens.

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