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Manheim, New York, USA - Snells Bush Church and Cemetery, also known as St. Pauls Dutch Reformed Church is a historic Dutch Reformed church located in Manheim, Herkimer Count

Manheim is a town in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The town name is derived from Mannheim, in Baden, Germany.

The town was first settled around 1756 by natives of German states. Manheim was formed from the Town of Palatine (Montgomery County) in 1797.

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Snells Bush Church and Cemetery, also known as St. Paul's Dutch Reformed Church is a historic Dutch
Manheim, New York, USA

Snells Bush Church and Cemetery, also known as St. Paul's Dutch Reformed Church is a historic Dutch Reformed church located in Manheim, Herkimer County, New York. It was built in 1852, and is a one-story, rectangular, Greek Revival style timber frame church. The front gable roof is topped by a two-stage belfry. Adjacent to the church is the contributing cemetery containing 345 recorded burials. The earliest burial dates to 1804. wikipedia

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1755 - The Town of Manheim was settled in 1755 by Jacob Timmerman and Johann Jost Snell, Henry Rhemensneider and Johannes Boyer
1797 - The Town of Manheim formed on March 3, 1797, as part of Montgomery County and twenty years later annexed to Herkimer County.
1824 - Manheim
MANHEIM, a Post-Township of Herkimer County, 11 miles ENE, of Herkimer, 69 NWN of Albany; bounded N. by Salisbury, E. by E. Canada creek, or the town of Oppenheim of Montgomery County, S. by the Mohawk river, W. by Fairfield and Herkimer, being about 6 square miles. - Except along the Mohawk , there are no inter vales, but the up land is of superior quality, and it probably yields as much wheat as any town of the same size in the County. Its situation is high, it is well watered, and healthy:- has no mountains, lakes or ponds, nor metals, yet discovered. The inhabitants are principally farmers, tho' with a competent number of mechanics, and there are 200 families principally of Dutch extract.
1824 Gazetteer of the State of New York, by Horatio Gates Spafford
1854 - Manheim
Maniieim, a post-township of Herkimer co., New York, on the Mohawk river, about 25 miles E. from Utica. Population, 1902.

Manheim Centre, a post-village of Herkimer co., New York.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Manheim:
Nuyorican Café: Start your day with a visit to the Nuyorican Café, a cozy spot known for its excellent coffee and delicious pastries. It's a great place to fuel up before exploring Manheim.

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor: Manheim is located along the Erie Canal, and a visit to this historic waterway is a must. You can take a leisurely stroll along the canal's towpath, enjoying scenic views and learning about the canal's history through informative markers.

Lock 17 State Canal Park: This park is home to Lock 17, one of the many locks along the Erie Canal. It's a picturesque spot where you can watch boats pass through the lock or have a picnic by the water.

Herkimer Home State Historic Site: Just a short drive from Manheim, you'll find the Herkimer Home State Historic Site, the former residence of General Nicholas Herkimer, a Revolutionary War hero. Explore the historic house, gardens, and learn about the region's role in the American Revolution.

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