Welcome to the History of
Vernon, New York
This is a project to catalog and share the rich history of the Town of Vernon, the Village of Vernon, Vernon Center, and surroundings.
Vernon has a long and fascinating history. When the town and village began, they were situated at a strategic spot along the Sconondoa Creek ideal for grist mills and glass factories, within the orbit of the Oneida Nation’s main village at Oneida Castle, on an ideal path for a plank road (now Route 5), all of which benefitted from dense hemlock forests as far as you could walk.
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