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  • In 1794, Samuel Payne moved southwest from Whitestone into the town of Hamilton, where he started a farm on the hill that is today’s location of Colgate University.

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  • In 1795, a year after his brother moved into the town of Hamilton, Elisha Payne did so as well.
    He and others from Whitestone and Connecticut moved to an unsettled area just north of his brother and that settlement grew to become today's village ...Read MORE...


  • 1806 - Payne's Settlement (Hamilton)
    By 1806 much of the land surrounding the settlement had been cleared and replaced by orchards and farms. Salt was the accepted form of currency in...Read MORE...


  • 1808 - The opening of the Skaneateles Turnpike, which connected the village (Payne's Settlement) to western New York.

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  • 1812 - Payne's Settlement obtained a charter incorporating the Village of Hamilton.

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  • 1817 - (Hamilton) The village's first newspaper, the Hamilton Recorder, was started in 1817.

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  • 1819 - (Hamilton) - Colgate University was founded in the village in 1819.

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  • 1836 - September 28 - The first of three early season snows brought four inches of snow to Hamilton, NY

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  • 1854 - Hamilton
    Hamilton, a post-township of Madison co., N. Y., 90 miles W. of Albany. Pop., 3599.

    Hamilton, a post-village in the above township, on the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - (Hamilton) - "the great fire" destroyed much of the village.

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  • 1895 - Hamilton
    Hamilton, a post-village of Madison co., N.Y., in Hamilton township, on the Ontario & Western Railroad, 29 miles S.S.W. of Utica, and 37 miles S.E....Read MORE...


  • 1899 - Hamilton
    Hamilton was set off from Paris on March 5, 1795, and received its name in honor of Alexander Hamilton. It originally included Nos. 2, 3, 4, and 5 of ...Read MORE...


  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Congregational Church
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  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Colgate Inn. Hamilton, N. Y.
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  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Lebanon Street, Hamilton, N.Y.
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  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Taylor Lake, Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y.
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  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Taylor Hall and Colgate Academy, 1906
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  • Hamilton, New York, USA
    Park House and Bank
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  • 1916
    Hamilton, a banking post-village of Madison co., N.Y., in Hamilton township (town), on the Chenango Canal and on the New York, Ontario and Western...Read MORE...




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Colgate Inn. Hamilton, N. Y.
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Lebanon Street, Hamilton, N.Y.
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Taylor Lake, Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y.
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Congregational Church
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Taylor Hall and Colgate Academy, 1906
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Park House and Bank
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  • In 1794, Samuel Payne moved southwest from Whitestone into the town of Hamilton, where he started a farm on the hill that is today’s location of Colgate University.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1795, a year after his brother moved into the town of Hamilton, Elisha Payne did so as well.
    He and others from Whitestone and Connecticut moved to an unsettled area just north of his brother and that settlement grew to become today's village ... Read MORE...

  • 1806 - Payne's Settlement (Hamilton)
    By 1806 much of the land surrounding the settlement had been cleared and replaced by orchards and farms. Salt was the accepted form of currency in... Read MORE...

  • 1808 - The opening of the Skaneateles Turnpike, which connected the village (Payne's Settlement) to western New York.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1812 - Payne's Settlement obtained a charter incorporating the Village of Hamilton.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1817 - (Hamilton) The village's first newspaper, the Hamilton Recorder, was started in 1817.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1819 - (Hamilton) - Colgate University was founded in the village in 1819.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1836 - September 28 - The first of three early season snows brought four inches of snow to Hamilton, NY

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1854 - Hamilton
    Hamilton, a post-township of Madison co., N. Y., 90 miles W. of Albany. Pop., 3599.

    Hamilton, a post-village in the above township, on the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - (Hamilton) - "the great fire" destroyed much of the village.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Hamilton
    Hamilton, a post-village of Madison co., N.Y., in Hamilton township, on the Ontario & Western Railroad, 29 miles S.S.W. of Utica, and 37 miles S.E.... Read MORE...

  • 1899 - Hamilton
    Hamilton was set off from Paris on March 5, 1795, and received its name in honor of Alexander Hamilton. It originally included Nos. 2, 3, 4, and 5 of ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Hamilton, a banking post-village of Madison co., N.Y., in Hamilton township (town), on the Chenango Canal and on the New York, Ontario and Western... Read MORE...

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