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Moravia, Cayuga, New York, USA

"Moravia, a post-village in Moravia township, Cayuga co., N.Y., on the Owasco Inlet, and on the Southern Central Railroad, 17 miles S. by E. of Auburn. It is in a fertile narrow valley, bordered by steep hills. It contains 3 or more churches, a union graded school, a national bank, 2 newspaper offices, 2 flouring-mills, and manufactures of ploughs, staves, spokes, sash, blinds, &c., Pop, about 1500. The township is contiguous to Owasco Lake. Pop. 2351."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1789 - Moravia was part of the Central New York Military Tract. The first settlers arrived around 1789.

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  • 1790 - John Stoyell was the first settler in Moravia. He built the first house in 1790.

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  • 1833 - The town of Moravia was formed in 1833 from the Town of Sempronius.

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  • 1836 - Moravia
    MORAVIA, taken from Sempronius, 20th March, 1833; distant W. from Albany 157, from Auburn S. E. 20, miles; surface hilly, with a broad valley, in...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Moravia
    Moravia, a post-township in the S. part of Cayuga co., New York. Population, 1876.

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


  • 1880 - The Powers Library was erected in 1880 in Moravia.

    www.cayugacounty.us

  • 1895 - Moravia
    Moravia, a post-village in Moravia township, Cayuga co., N.Y., on the Owasco Inlet, and on the Southern Central Railroad, 17 miles S. by E. of...Read MORE...


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    Moravia From West Hill
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    Upper Falls, Electric Light Plant, Moravia, N.Y.
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    M.E. Church and Powers Library, Moravia, N.Y.
  • Moravia, New York, USA
    Central Street
  • 1906
    Moravia, a banking post-village in Moravia township (town), Cayuga co., on the Owosco Inlet and on the Lehigh Valley R., 17 miles S. by E. of Auburn. ...Read MORE...


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    St. Matthews Church
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    North Main Street, 1909
  • Moravia, New York, USA
    Old Stone Mill formerly used as a cotton factory, 1909
  • Moravia, New York, USA
    South Main Street
  • 1975 - Legends in the dust Fillmore and Judge Wood By SHEILA TUCKER
    1812 home in Montville

    Judge Walter Wood home in Montville built in 1812, now owned by Mr. and Mrs. James P. Ventura. Millard Fillmore studied...Read MORE...




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Moravia From West Hill

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Upper Falls, Electric Light Plant, Moravia, N.Y.

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M.E. Church and Powers Library, Moravia, N.Y.

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Central Street

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St. Matthews Church

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North Main Street, 1909

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Old Stone Mill formerly used as a cotton factory, 1909

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South Main Street

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  • 1789 - Moravia was part of the Central New York Military Tract. The first settlers arrived around 1789.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1790 - John Stoyell was the first settler in Moravia. He built the first house in 1790.

    www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~nycayuga/ history/ moravia.htm
  • 1833 - The town of Moravia was formed in 1833 from the Town of Sempronius.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1836 - Moravia
    MORAVIA, taken from Sempronius, 20th March, 1833; distant W. from Albany 157, from Auburn S. E. 20, miles; surface hilly, with a broad valley, in... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Moravia
    Moravia, a post-township in the S. part of Cayuga co., New York. Population, 1876.

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

  • 1880 - The Powers Library was erected in 1880 in Moravia.

    www.cayugacounty.us
  • 1895 - Moravia
    Moravia, a post-village in Moravia township, Cayuga co., N.Y., on the Owasco Inlet, and on the Southern Central Railroad, 17 miles S. by E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Moravia, a banking post-village in Moravia township (town), Cayuga co., on the Owosco Inlet and on the Lehigh Valley R., 17 miles S. by E. of Auburn. ... Read MORE...

  • 1975 - Legends in the dust Fillmore and Judge Wood By SHEILA TUCKER
    1812 home in Montville

    Judge Walter Wood home in Montville built in 1812, now owned by Mr. and Mrs. James P. Ventura. Millard Fillmore studied... Read MORE...

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