Penn Yan, New York, USA (Bluff Point) - 1854 - Penn Yan
Penn Yan, a thriving post-village of Milo township, capital of Yates county, New York, on the outlet of Crooked lake, and on the Canandaigua and Elmira railroad, 192 miles W. from Albany, and 43 miles N. by W. from Elmira. The Crooked Lake canal, connecting the Crooked with Seneca lake, passes through the village, and furnishes abundant water- power, having 27 locks in the distance of 7 miles. Penn Yan contains, besides the county buildings, 7 churches, 2 banks, several academies and union schools, 2 newspaper offices, 70 stores. 1 iron furnace, 1 plough factory, and several flouring and saw mills. Population in 1&53, about 3000.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
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