Phelps & Gorham Purchase Relative to Macedon

This 1904 map of Macedon shows the lot numbers.

May 10, 2018This article is contributed by Dave Gardner, member of the Macedon Historical Society: The Phelps & Gorham Purchase took place in July, 1788. Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham bought approximately 2,250,000 acres of land from the Indians. This land extended west from the pre-emption line and north from the Pennsylvania state line to…

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