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History of Black Brook, New York, USA

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(Au Sable Forks)

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Black Brook, New York, USA

Black Brook is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States.

The area was first settled around 1825. The town was formed from part of the town of Peru in 1839. Early industry included farming, mining, and smelting iron.

Communities and locations in Black Brook:
Au Sable Forks – A hamlet on the south town line at the Au Sable River and NY-9N. It extends into the town of Jay on the south side of the river.
Black Brook – The hamlet of Black Brook is in the south part of the town, northwest of Au Sable Forks.
Clayburg – A hamlet on the north town line.
Devins Corners – A hamlet in the northeast part of the town.
East Kilns – A hamlet northwest of Black Brook village on Silver Lake Road.
Fern Lake – A lake north of Black Brook village.
Hawkeye – A hamlet at the east end of Silver Lake.
Middle Kilns – A location between East Kilns and West Kilns on Forestdale Road.
Riverview – A hamlet on Route 3 in the northwest corner of the town.
Silver Lake – A lake in the western part of the town, approximately 1 mile wide and 3 miles long. Silver Lake is spring fed and has chiefly summer residences. A large portion of the lake is state-owned and deemed "Forever Wild," free from future sale or development.
Swastika – A hamlet north of Black Brook village.
Taylor Pond – A lake in the southwest part of the town, south of Silver Lake.
Thomasville – A hamlet on the town line in the southeast part of the town.
Union Falls – A hamlet on the west town line.
Union Falls Pond – A lake partly inside the west town line.
West Kilns – A hamlet in the southwest corner of Black Brook.

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  • Black Brook was formed from part of the town of Peru in 1839

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  • 1859 - Au Sable
    AU SABLE, a township in Clinton, co. in the state of New York, U. S. 15 m. S of Plattsburg, and 140 m. N of Albany. It is generally hilly and is...Read MORE...


  • 1862 - Au Sable
    AU SABLE, pronounced Aw Saw-ble, a French name signifying river of sand, was taken from Peru, March 29, 1839. It is the southeast corner town in the...Read MORE...


  • 1862 - Black Brook
    BLACK BROOK, named from its principal stream, was taken from Peru, March 29, 1839. It is the southwest corner of the County. Its surface is rocky and ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Black Brook
    Black Brook, a post-village of Clinton co., N.Y., in Black Brook township, about 22 miles S.W. of Plattsburg. It has 2 churches, 2 saw-mills, and 2...Read MORE...


  • 1916 - Blackbrook
    "Blackbrook, a post-village of Clinton co., N.Y., in Blackbrook township (town), 22 miles SW. of Plattsburg. The town is intersected by the Saranac...Read MORE...


  • Black Brook, New York, USA
    Bank of Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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  • Black Brook, New York, USA
    Main Street, Looking North, Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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  • Black Brook, New York, USA
    Methodist Episcopal Church, Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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Bank of Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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Black Brook, New York, USA
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Main Street, Looking North, Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, Au Sable Forks, N.Y.
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  • Black Brook was formed from part of the town of Peru in 1839

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1859 - Au Sable
    AU SABLE, a township in Clinton, co. in the state of New York, U. S. 15 m. S of Plattsburg, and 140 m. N of Albany. It is generally hilly and is... Read MORE...

  • 1862 - Black Brook
    BLACK BROOK, named from its principal stream, was taken from Peru, March 29, 1839. It is the southwest corner of the County. Its surface is rocky and ... Read MORE...

  • 1862 - Au Sable
    AU SABLE, pronounced Aw Saw-ble, a French name signifying river of sand, was taken from Peru, March 29, 1839. It is the southeast corner town in the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Black Brook
    Black Brook, a post-village of Clinton co., N.Y., in Black Brook township, about 22 miles S.W. of Plattsburg. It has 2 churches, 2 saw-mills, and 2... Read MORE...

  • 1916 - Blackbrook
    "Blackbrook, a post-village of Clinton co., N.Y., in Blackbrook township (town), 22 miles SW. of Plattsburg. The town is intersected by the Saranac... Read MORE...

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