Greene, New York, USA - 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 quality and heavily timbered; the Chenango river flows S. W. and diagonally through it and its valley contains rich alluvial flats. Greene, Chenango Forks, and Carter's Corners, are villages. Greene, village upon the river, the Chenango canal and the Ulster and Cayuga turnpike, 126 miles S. W. from Albany, and 20 from Norwich, has a post office, 1 Episcopal and 1 Presbyterian, churches, 7 stores, 2 taverns, and about 50 dwellings; a toll bridge crosses the river, here, about 200 feet wide. Chenango Forks, at the junction of the Chenango and Tioughnioga rivers, 30 miles S. W. from Norwich, contains a post office called Genegansette, 1 Presbyterian, church, 4 stores, 2 taverns, 1 grist, 2 saw mills, and about 30 dwellings; there is a toll bridge over the two rivers. Carter's Corners, 23 miles S. W. from Norwich, 3 W. from Greene, has 2 stores, 2 taverns, 1 tannery, 1 grist, 1 saw, and 1 cloth dressing mill, and about 30 dwellings. More than a third of the town is under culture. In addition to the above mentioned, there are, in the town, 1 Methodist and 1 Baptist, churches.
Gazetteer of the State of New York, Comprehending Its Colonial History, General Geography, Geology, and Internal Improvements, Its Political State, a Minute Description of Its Several Counties, Towns, and Villages, Statistical Tables, Exhibiting the Area, Improved Lands, Population, Stock, Taxes, Manufactures, Schools, and Cost of Public Instruction, in Each Town : with a Map of the State, and a Map of Each County, and Plans of the Cities and Principal Villages – Thomas Francis Gordon, 1836, Page 391
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