Around Ovid (Images of America) by Ovid Historical Society PDF

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On land free of American Indians upon the orders of George Washington, town of Ovid used to be shaped in 1794, after army plenty have been numbered through Simeon DeWitt and his assistants. In 1860, development used to be accomplished on 3 brick constructions that grew to become often called the 3 Bears, which served because the town�s courthouse, finally served because the Seneca County Seat, and now function town of Ovid municipal places of work. steadily, extra settlers got here, cleared land, outfitted roads, begun companies, and based church buildings and faculties. Bordered through the Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, the place barges have been used to move items, town constructed a colourful farming group with effective orchards and vineyards. Tourism flourished, and summer season houses have been equipped through these seeking to break out the town. the sort of summer season houses used to be that of Herman Westinghouse, who labored along with his brother George Westinghouse on their company�s myriad inventions.

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