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Historical Context

Madison County, New York is part of the Syracuse Metropolitan area. It was formed in 1806 and named after United States President James Madison. Madison County includes the towns of: Cazenovia, DeRuyter, Hamilton, Chittenango, and Canastota. Mapmaker Alexander Pomeroy (1829-1885) of Rochester mapped the states of New York and  Pennsylvania for the United States government in the 1870s. The resulting atlases were published by Pomeroy under the name, A. Pomeroy & Co.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains an atlas of Madison County, New York. Maps are hand-colored and include early settlers’ homes.