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Greene, Chenango, New York, USA

"Greene, a post-village in Greene township, Chenango co., N.Y., on the Chenango River, and on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, 19 miles N.N.E. of Binghamton, and 22 miles S.W. of Norwich. It has a bank, 5 churches, a newspaper office, a union school, a furnace, and a foundry. Pop. 1067; of the township, 3164."

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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  • 1792 (Greene) - The settlement of the town was commenced in 1792, on lot 11, on the site of the present village of Greene, by Stephen KETCHUM, who came from Ballston Spa, Saratoga county, with an ox team to Oxford, and thence on a raft to his place

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  • (Greene) - was formed from the Town of Bainbridge and the Town of Union ( Broome County, New York) in 1798. More was added to Greene form Bainbridge (then "Jericho) in 1799.

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  • 1806 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Coventry.

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  • 1808 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Smithville.

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  • 1836 - Greene
    GREENE, formed from Union and Jericho, 9th March, 1798; limits since reduced; surface hilly and much broken; the soil is, however, generally of good...Read MORE...


  • 1840 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Barker.

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  • In 1842, the Village of Greene was incorporated, setting itself off from the town.

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  • 1859
    GREENE, a township in Chenango co. in New York, 120 m. WSW of Albany. Pop. 3,462.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1869 - Greene
    GREENE, named in honor of General Nathaniel Greene, was formed from Union (Broome Co.) and Jericho, (now Bainbridge,) March 15, 1798. A part of...Read MORE...


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    High School, Greene, N.Y.
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    M.E. Church and Parsonage, Greene, N.Y.
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    Greene, N.Y. Fair Ground, 1908
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    Greetings from Greene, N.Y.
  • 1916
    Greene, a banking post-village in Greene township (town), Chenango co., N.Y., on the Chenango River and on the Lackawanna R., 22 miles SW. of...Read MORE...


  • Greene, New York, USA
    Moore Memorial Library, 1921
  • In 1945 the Gross Flat flying field was purchased by Robert Barrows and the Greene Airport was established. (Greene, NY)




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High School, Greene, N.Y.

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M.E. Church and Parsonage, Greene, N.Y.

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Greene, N.Y. Fair Ground, 1908


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Moore Memorial Library, 1921
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  • 1792 (Greene) - The settlement of the town was commenced in 1792, on lot 11, on the site of the present village of Greene, by Stephen KETCHUM, who came from Ballston Spa, Saratoga county, with an ox team to Oxford, and thence on a raft to his place
    www.artmakers.com/ chenango/ history/ greene.html
  • (Greene) - was formed from the Town of Bainbridge and the Town of Union ( Broome County, New York) in 1798. More was added to Greene form Bainbridge (then "Jericho) in 1799.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1806 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Coventry.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1808 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Smithville.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1836 - Greene
    GREENE, formed from Union and Jericho, 9th March, 1798; limits since reduced; surface hilly and much broken; the soil is, however, generally of good... Read MORE...

  • 1840 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Barker.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1842, the Village of Greene was incorporated, setting itself off from the town.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1859
    GREENE, a township in Chenango co. in New York, 120 m. WSW of Albany. Pop. 3,462. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1869 - Greene
    GREENE, named in honor of General Nathaniel Greene, was formed from Union (Broome Co.) and Jericho, (now Bainbridge,) March 15, 1798. A part of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Greene, a banking post-village in Greene township (town), Chenango co., N.Y., on the Chenango River and on the Lackawanna R., 22 miles SW. of... Read MORE...

  • In 1945 the Gross Flat flying field was purchased by Robert Barrows and the Greene Airport was established. (Greene, NY)

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