The Most Valuable And Productive Farms Section - In The Book:
The New Century Atlas Of Cayuga County, New York - 1904 - Page 120

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LEDYARD, NY

MRS. H. J. GILCHER

15th FARM ON PAGE 120

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GLEN MAILEN, Mrs H. J. Gilcher, owner, postofice address, Aurora. This farm with its fine surroundings beautiful view, excellent buildings, apple orchard of five acres, and dairy, consisting of one hundred and nineteen acres, located on the Sherwood Road to Aurora, within three miles of Sherwood, fifteen to Auburn, and within a short distance of Aurora. This is one of the few farms upon which there is no waste land, and with the exception of the timber, it is all under cultivation, and well adapted to the raising of vegetables and various farm products. The water is obtained from wells for the house and barns, and living springs and creeks for the use of the stock. There are twenty acres of hardwood timber. This farm was formerly owned by Susan Merritt, who sold to Benjamin Gould, in 1835, and has always been in the family name, as Mrs. Gilcher, previous to her marriage, was Miss Gould.

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