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Historical Maps of Ithaca and Tompkins County

History Center in Tompkins County

Dates of Original: 1836 - 1889

Tompkins County is in the west central part of New York State, south of Syracuse and northwest of Binghamton. It is usually geographically grouped with the Finger Lakes region, but some locals consider themselves to be part of Central New York or the Southern Tier. The city of Ithaca is the county seat. The county is also home to Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College.

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Hamilton-Burr Duel Collection

Fenimore Art Museum

Dates of Original: 1801-1809 (bulk 1804)

A political rivalry developed between Aaron Burr (1756-1836), Vice President of the United States from 1801 to 1805, and Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804), Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795, when Hamilton repeatedly used his influence to oppose Burr's ambitions, often attacking his motives and character. A reference printed in the Albany Register of April 24, 1804, at the time of Burr's defeat for governor of New York, led to the fateful correspondence which culminated in the tragic "interview" (their euphemism for a duel) at Weehawken, N.J.
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Guilderland Historical Society Collection

Guilderland Public Library

Dates of Original: c. 1960 - 1970

The Town of Guilderland is located in the Albany, New York area. It was established in the late eighteenth century. During the Revolutionary War era, the citizens of Guilderland were half Loyalists and half Patriots, causing tensions for a time. After the war ended, however, Guilderland was known for its growth in the agricultural and industrial areas.

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New York Chiropractic Historical Documents

New York Chiropractic College - New York Chiropractic College Museum

Dates of Original: c. 1919 - 1989

The mission of the NYCC museum is to gather and preserve artifacts relating to the history and cultural heritage of the programs offered at NYCC, and to expand the understanding of natural healthcare to the College community and world at large. Through collections and exhibits both physical and electronic, the museum strives to reflect the past, present and future of natural healthcare at New York Chiropractic College.

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