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Homer, New York, USA

Homer, Cortland, New York, USA

The region was part of the Central New York Military Tract used to pay soldiers of the American Revolution. "Homer" was the name of one of the townships in the Military Tract, this name being assigned by a town clerk.

The area was settled in 1791. The town of Homer was established when Onondaga County was formed in 1794. Cortland County was subsequently formed from Onondaga County.

In 1835, the village of Homer set itself off from the town by incorporation.

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  • 1854 - Homer
    Homer, a post-township of Cortland co., N. Y., 80 miles S. from Syracuse. Pop., 8830.

    Homer, a post-village in the above town ship, is pleasantly ...Read MORE...


  • 1869 - Homer
    HOMER was formed March 5, 1794. Solon was taken off in 1798, Virgil in 1804 and Cortlandville in 1829. It lies upon the west border of the County, a...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Homer
    Homer, a post-village of Homer township, Cortland co., N.Y., is finely situated in a valley on the Tioughninga River, and on the Syracuse, Binghamton ...Read MORE...


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    David Harum Homestead, Homer, N.Y.
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    Town Hall
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  • 1916
    Homer, a banking post-village of Homer township (town), Cortland co., N.Y., is finely situated in a valley on the Tioughnioga River and on .the...Read MORE...




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David Harum Homestead, Homer, N.Y.
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  • 1854 - Homer
    Homer, a post-township of Cortland co., N. Y., 80 miles S. from Syracuse. Pop., 8830.

    Homer, a post-village in the above town ship, is pleasantly ... Read MORE...

  • 1869 - Homer
    HOMER was formed March 5, 1794. Solon was taken off in 1798, Virgil in 1804 and Cortlandville in 1829. It lies upon the west border of the County, a... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Homer
    Homer, a post-village of Homer township, Cortland co., N.Y., is finely situated in a valley on the Tioughninga River, and on the Syracuse, Binghamton ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Homer, a banking post-village of Homer township (town), Cortland co., N.Y., is finely situated in a valley on the Tioughnioga River and on .the... Read MORE...

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