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Clifton, New York, USA

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Where is Clifton, New York, USA? 

Clifton is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The town takes its name from a mining company.

The Town of Clifton is in the south part of the county, within the Adirondack Park.

The first settlers came to work at the Clifton Iron Mine around 1866, which built its first iron furnace the same year.

The town was formed in 1868 from the Town of Pierrepont. The first town meeting was held in the office of the Clifton Iron Mine.

Communities and locations in Clifton include: Bear Mountain, Bensons Mines, Buck Island, Clarksboro, Cooks Corners, Cranberry Lake, Dead Creek Flow, Joe Indian Island, Lows Lake, Newton Falls, and Star Lake.Wikipedia


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Clifton, New York, USA - Star Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Star Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA - Post Office & Store, Newton Falls, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Post Office & Store, Newton Falls, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA - Dam at Cranberry Lake, N.Y.
Clifton, New York, USA

Dam at Cranberry Lake, N.Y.

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1894 - THE TOWN OF CLIFTON—ORGANIZED IN 1868.
THIS is the thirtieth town erected, which was authorized by an act of the Board of Supervisors on...Read MORE...

1916
Clifton, a township (town) of St. Lawrence co., N.Y., hat iron-mines and furnaces. Pop. in 1900,...Read MORE...


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Almy
flag   Claude Eugene ALMY (July 1865, Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs) - 26 February 1925, Clifton, New York, USA) gravestone

Andarrise
flag   Edward ANDARRISE (1807, , New York, USA - 21 March 1879, Clifton, New York, USA)

Barrett
   Alex BARRETT (1812, - 15 June 1862, Clifton, New York, USA)

Brown
   Rodman BROWN (1830, - 14 January 1876, Clifton, New York, USA)

Christie
immigrant flag   Robert CHRISTIE (1780, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 5 February 1864, Clifton, New York, USA)

Christy
flag   Robert CHRISTY (1821, Troy, New York, USA - 15 February 1875, Clifton, New York, USA)

Johnston
flag   John JOHNSTON (1806, Maine, New York, USA - 2 December 1879, Clifton, New York, USA)
flag   Wilbur F JOHNSTON (1840, , Connecticut, USA - 17 December 1882, Clifton, New York, USA)

Kingsley
flag   Joseph Strong KINGSLEY (17 December 1799, Westhampton, Massachusetts, USA - 11 July 1876, Clifton, New York, USA) gravestone

Leavensworth
flag   Edward LEAVENSWORTH (1829, , New York, USA - 18 April 1876, Clifton, New York, USA)

Maitland
immigrant flag   James W. MAITLAND (1830, Edinburgh, Scotland - 25 June 1860, Clifton, New York, USA)

Malone
   Arthur MALONE (1820, - 4 September 1860, Clifton, New York, USA)

Mcgranay
immigrant flag   James MCGRANAY (1826, , Ireland - 29 November 1860, Clifton, New York, USA)

Morris
immigrant flag   James MORRIS (1809, , Ireland - 20 November 1867, Clifton, New York, USA)

Murphy
   Lawrence MURPHY (1874, - 4 May 1898, Clifton, New York, USA)

Pettigrew
immigrant flag   Robert PETTIGREW (1824, , Ireland - 25 July 1869, Clifton, New York, USA)

Wallace
   David WALLACE (1815, - 8 September 1883, Clifton, New York, USA)
 

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