The publication of the proceedings at the celebration of the Centennial of Sherburne, a fitting finale to that notable occasion, was made possible by the liberality of the subscribers to the Monument Fund, an overplus remaining in the hands of the undersigned after all other expenses were provided for, which it was thought could not be better expended than in the way of issuing this volume, a copy of which to be presented to each subscriber to the Forefathers' Monument as a Centennial souvenir, thus preserving in suitable and attractive form the history of that highly interesting event, which would be especially prized by those who were unable to be present, and would in itself be a valuable record of the annals of the town.

    So the work was undertaken, and carried forward to completion, although attended with some unexpected and unavoidable delay. As will be seen, an appendix containing interesting and valuable data connected with the history of Sherburne, has been added to the Centennial proceedings, so that the record may be preserved for future reference.

    With this simple statement this Centennial volume is issued in the hope that it may be of interest to all who shall receive it, and that the appreciation with which it is received will be a sufficient justification for its publication.

    Tarrytown, N.Y., Oct. 1, 1893.



The Sherburne Centennial5 - 7
Address of Welcome8 - 10
Presentation of monument11 - 16
Centennial oration17 - 25
Centennial poem26 - 31
Historical address32 - 61
Evening excercises new icon 6 Mar 200562 - 63
Centennial letters new icon 6 Mar 200564 - 69
Centennial monument new icon 6 Mar 200570 - 71
Congregational Church new icon 8 Mar 200572 - 75
Old West Hill Meeting House new icon 8 Mar 200576 - 83
Family sketches new icon 8 Mar 200584 - 97
Physicians of Sherburne new icon 10 Mar 200598
Miscellaneous memoranda new icon 10 Mar 200599
Finis new icon 10 Mar 2005100 - 100
Addenda new icon 24 Mar 2005101 - 111
    Family Sketches new icon 24 Mar 2005102 - 105
    In Memoriam new icon 24 Mar 2005106
    School Roll - 1795-96 new icon 24 Mar 2005106a
    Micellaneous Memoranda new icon 24 Mar 2005107
    Assessment roll of Sherburne for 1801 new icon 24 Mar 2005108
    Old map of proprietors new icon 24 Mar 2005108a
    Land owners designated on map new icon 24 Mar 2005108b
    Additional memoranda new icon 24 Mar 2005109 - 111

Transcribed by Mary G. Hafler, 2003.
Town of Sherburne
Chenango Co, NY
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