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Whitestown, New York, USA
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"Whitesborough, whits’bür-rüh, or Whites’town, a post-village in Whitestown township, Oneida co., N.Y., on the Mohawk River, the Erie Canal, and the New York Central Railroad, 4 miles N.W. of Utica. It has 4 churches, a seminary, a town hall, an iron-foundry with machine shop, a cheese-factory, a brick-yard, and a planing-mill. The name of its post-office is Whitestown. Pop. of the village in 1880, 1370; in 1890, 1662."

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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View on Main Street Looking West, Whitesboro, N.Y.

Whitestown, New York, USA (Whitesboro)

Sauquoit Creek, Whitesboro, N.Y.

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News  1858 - Dreadful Railroad Accident!
Morning Herald Office.

UTICA, May 12. - A frightful Railroad accident occurred this morning at 6 ...Read MORE...

1862 - Whitestown
WHITESTOWN, named from Hugh White, the pioneer settler, was formed March 7, 1788. It originally...Read MORE...

News  1905 - WRECK ON THE CENTRAL. ENGINE EXPLODED JUST AS ANOTHER TRAIN WAS PASSING.
Every Car Blown From the Rails – Two Railroad Men Killed and Several Passengers Injured.

One of...Read MORE...

1906
Whitestown, a township (town) of Oneida co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 6235. See also...Read MORE...


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