By Ovid Historical Society

ISBN-10: 1467116246

ISBN-13: 9781467116244

ISBN-10: 1531698174

ISBN-13: 9781531698171

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 by way of Simeon DeWitt and his assistants. In 1860, development used to be accomplished on 3 brick structures that turned often called the 3 Bears, which served because the town�s courthouse, finally served because the Seneca County Seat, and now function the city of Ovid municipal places of work. steadily, extra settlers got here, cleared land, outfitted roads, began companies, and based church buildings and colleges. Bordered by way of the Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, the place barges have been used to move items, town constructed a colourful farming group with efficient orchards and vineyards. Tourism flourished, and summer season houses have been outfitted by means of these seeking to break out town. this kind of summer season houses used to be that of Herman Westinghouse, who labored with his brother George Westinghouse on their company�s myriad inventions.

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On land free of American Indians upon the orders of George Washington, the city of Ovid used to be shaped in 1794, after army plenty have been numbered by way of Simeon DeWitt and his assistants. In 1860, development was once 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.

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