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Jefferson County Collection

Jefferson County Collection

Collection Number: 
106
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Geographic Coverage: 
Watertown, Northern New York
Period: 
1807
Finding Aid: 

Jefferson County became a county on March 28, 1805. It is bordered on the north by the St. Lawrence River, the south by Lewis County, the east by St. Lawrence County and the west by Oswego County and Lake Ontario. The county has approximately 44 villages and towns and 1 city with the county seat in Watertown. The collection consists of high school yearbooks, almanacs, programs and flyers from various functions in the county and information on Watertown including a photo book. Also included are deed, newspapers, and several articles on Sackets Harbor, James LeRay de Chaumont and Watertown.