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  Chenango County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chenango County was formed in 1798 from parts of Tioga and Herkimer Counties, but the county at time was rather larger than the present county.
Chenango County is in the approximate center of the state, west of Albany, north of Binghamton, and southeast of Syracuse.
The Chenango River, a tributary of the Susquehanna River flows southward through the county.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chenango_County,_New_York   (865 words)

 History of Greene, New York
That part of the original township of Greene lying east of Chenango River was included in a purchase made by the State from the Oneida and Tuscarora Indians in 1785.
Chenango River enters the town near the north-east corner and leaves if near the south-west corner, passing diagonally through the town near the center.
The soil is a gravelly and shaly loam upon the hills and a fine fertile all uvium in the valleys.
history.rays-place.com /ny/greene-ny.htm   (2133 words)

The City of Norwich, landlocked by the Town of Norwich, is bordered on the east and west by the Chenango River and Canasawacta Creek.
Chenango County was reduced in size July 3, 1766 by the creation of Cumberland County and further by the creation of Gloucester County March 16, 1770, both containing territory now in Vermont.
Chenango County is in the approximate center of New York State, southeast of Syracuse, north of Binghamton and west of Albany.
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 Chapter 18: The Chenango Canal Extension
The termination of the Chenango canal in Binghamton was at the junction of the Chenango and Susquehanna rivers.
To continue the canal along the north side of the Susquehanna, the crossing of the Chenango became necessary and two plans were devised to accomplish this; one by carrying the canal over on an aqueduct, the other by building a dam across the river to afford sufficient depth for floating boats.
The north line (passing the Chenango river with an aqueduct) was 39 15/80 miles long, had seventy-seven feet of lockage and was estimated to cost $788,149.68.
www.history.rochester.edu /canal/bib/whitford/old1906/chapter18.htm   (2878 words)

 Chapter 17: The Chenango Canal
The Chenango river can be made boatable to its source, and by a short canal, the expense of which would be comparatively trifling, may be united with the waters of the Oneida creek, which leads directly into the Erie canal.
The first well-defined, effort for the canal took the form of a petition to the Legislature of 1824 from the inhabitants of Chenango county, urging the passage of a law authorizing the survey of a canal route from the Erie along the valley of the Chenango to the Susquehanna river.
The proposed Chenango canal, as surveyed, extended from Chenango Point, on the Susquehanna river, to the Erie canal at Whitesboro, via Norwich; it was ninety miles long, with a total lockage of 1,050 feet; it required six miles of feeders and was estimated to cost $715,478.
www.history.rochester.edu /canal/bib/whitford/old1906/chapter17.htm   (6762 words)

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Island in the Chenango River 30 acres Sept.13, 1791.
Island in the Chenango River 20 and three-quarter acres Sept.13, 1791.
Tract of land partly in the Chenango Township and partly in the Warren Township containing 1,235 acres, known as Moore's Patent and lies in the Town of Windsor Dec.6, 1798.
www.geocities.com /marcri2/patents/patents.html   (1242 words)

 Chenango River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chenango River (shuh-NAIN-go), c.90 mi/145 km long, central N.Y.; rises SW of Utica; flows S and SW, through dairying and vegetable-growing valley, to Susquehanna R. at Binghamton.
S of Chenango Forks is recreational area (camping, summer and winter sports).
Chenango Canal, built 1836–1837 as link in Erie Canal system, joined Utica and Binghamton; abandoned 1878.
www.bartleby.com /69/11/C05811.html   (105 words)

 Chenango River -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It rises in (Capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin) Madison, approximately 20 mi (32 km) southwest of (An ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage); destroyed by Arabs around 700 AD) Utica.
It join the (A river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay) Susquehanna from the north in downtown (A city in south central New York near the border with Pennsylvania) Binghamton.
In the (Click link for more info and facts about 19th century) 19th century the river furnished a critical link the (Long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation) canal system of the northeastern United States.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chenango_river.htm   (212 words)

 Town of Chenango, Broome County, New York
The town is located on the western shore of the Chenango River and borders the northern edge of the
To the west are the rolling hills of the Chenango River valley.
The Town of Chenango includes the hamlets of Castle Creek, Chenango Bridge, Nimmonsburg, Chenango Forks and Kattelville.
www.townofchenango.com   (90 words)

 St. Mark's Church - Chenango Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mark's church and rectory are located in the suburban community of Chenango Bridge, New York, a town of approximately 3000 people, which is situated on the northern shore of the Chenango River just five miles north of Binghamton, New York.
Chenango Bridge, comprising two main school districts, Chenango Forks and Chenango Valley, is a quiet area of restful neighborhoods and small-town friendliness.
The area surrounding Chenango Bridge is also rich in educational opportunities, with Broome Community College, a two-year college, and Binghamton University, a four-year and graduate school State University that has been consistently recognized as one of the top 10 best values in public colle.
www.stmarks-cb.org /Search/locale   (787 words)

 ATSDR - PHA - Anitec Image Corporation, Binghamton, Broome County, New York
The sediment contamination in the Chenango River was found in a small area near the shore immediately down from the discharge of Trout Brook.
The toxicity of these metals to bottom dwelling macroinvertebrates in the Chenango River sediments was evaluated in a study which concluded that the sediments were generally not toxic under prevailing stream conditions.
The sediments in the Chenango River with the highest levels of cadmium and silver were removed as part of the Operable Unit Six cleanup.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/anitec/ani_p1.html   (4775 words)

 Cattaraugus Creek Basin Aquifer System
Turbulent rivers of meltwater built deltas of sand and gravel where they entered these lakes, and the silt, clay, and very fine sand they carried in suspension settled to the lake bottoms.
Much of the sediment that was deposited west of the Chenango River in Binghamton and Johnson City is permeable sand and gravel that today forms the Clinton Street-Ballpark Aquifer System.
The present geologic configuration of the Susquehanna River Basin is underlain by marine shales, siltstones and fine grained sandstones of Upper Devonian.
www.epa.gov /region2/water/aquifer/clinton/clinton.htm   (2968 words)

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Conditions at Schoharie Creek at Prattsville and Wallkill River at Gardiner were in the excessive range for the second consecutive month.
Susquehanna River at Conklin decreased from the excessive range the previous month to the normal range.
Sites at Chemung River at Chemung, Allegheny River at Salamanca, Cattaraugus Creek at Gowanda, Tonawanda Creek at Batavia, Genesee River at Wellsville, Oatka Creek at Garbutt, and Fall Creek near Ithaca were in the normal range.
ny.water.usgs.gov /projects/eom/nov02.eom_1.html   (489 words)

 pressconnects.com | 100-Years | SPECIAL REPORT |
On July 8, 1935, residents of Broome and Chenango counties were overtaken by a different kind of lethal liquid: Water, tons of it.
At Whitney Point, the Tioughnioga absorbed the flow from the Otselic River and, nearly doubled in volume, swept south until it collided with the Chenango River at Chenango Forks.
The Chenango was running at 13.5 feet near the city at 8 a.m.
www.pressconnects.com /special/100years/stories/041904-83057.shtml   (999 words)

 Article from Press & Sun-Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A gravel company is considering building a conveyor over the Chenango River from its Route 369 site in Port Crane to a proposed mine at the Haskell Farm site in the Town of Chenango.
Officials in both the towns of Chenango and Fenton emphasized that Reynolds has not submitted a formal plan to either town to mine gravel at the 155-acre Haskell Farm site at Airport and River roads.
The conveyor across the river would be supported by a pylon, town officials said.
home.stny.rr.com /ccep/article.html   (388 words)

, a city and the county-seat of Broome county, New York, U.S.A., in the south part of the state, on both banks of the north branch of the Susquehanna river, at the mouth of the Chenango river.
When Binghamton was first settled, about 1787, it was known as Chen.ango Point.
In 1800 a village was laid out by an agent of Mr Bingham, and was named Binghamton.
15.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BI/BINGHAMTON.htm   (260 words)

 Chesapeake Bay Journal: Sojourn canoeists do the 'Chenango Tango' - September 1997
New York was the host of the kickoff for the annual Susquehanna Sojourn, a weeklong canoe trip that ran June 21-29 and was designed to draw attention to the Susquehanna River and its tributaries.
This year's event, "The Chenango Tango," which covered 98 miles, started in the Chenango River in Sherburne, NY, and ending in Sayre, PA, where the first Sojourn began in 1991.
The Chenango Tango also drew the most Sojourn participants ever, with a total of 181 canoeists.
www.bayjournal.com /article.cfm?article=2081   (158 words)

 Binghamton Regency | Location/Directions
Our spacious guest rooms, parlor suites and conference suites overlooking the city skyline or the Chenango River are designed to please the most discerning traveler.
On the river side of the hotel you may wish to walk or jog along the Martin Luther King, Jr.
Promenade which follows the Chenango river and offers a lovely view of the city.
bingregency.com /temp/location.htm   (191 words)

 History of Barker, New York
The most important village in the township of Barker is Chenango Forks, which has the added distinction of lying in part in the townships of Chenango, Fenton and Greene.
At various times Chenango Forks has had a variety of business enterprises, such as a tannery, a furniture factory, a newspaper, and a carriage shop, but these have practically disappeared, so that at the present time the business of the village is as follows: W. Hoadley, general store; 0.
The churches of Chenango Forks are Episcopal, Methodist Episcopal and Congregational.
history.rays-place.com /ny/barker-ny.htm   (1203 words)

 Articles - Erie Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lawrence River, the Hudson River and the Mississippi River.
The canal began on the west side of the Hudson River at Albany, and ran north to a split with the Champlain Canal at Troy.
At Three Rivers the Oneida River turns northwest, and was deepened for the Oswego Canal to Lake Ontario.
www.foreverd.com /articles/Erie_canal   (3283 words)

 Invasive Species In The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Workshop - Species Specific Session Abstract - Horvath
Larval zebra mussels (veligers) reportedly were collected from the Susquehanna River at Johnson City in 1991-1993; however, no adult mussels were ever found, and no further veligers have been reported since then.
Zebra mussel population in streams and rivers most likely are not self-sustaining because the veligers produced are carried downstream and away from the parent population.
The reservoir is connected to the Chenango River by Eaton Brook (about 10 km from the reservoir outflow to the Chenango River).
www.mdsg.umd.edu /exotics/workshop/abstracts/horvath.html   (416 words)

 Interchange of the Week-#45   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chenango Street, formerly NY 7, runs along the east side of the Chenango River.
Missing from the interchange is a ramp from I-81 southbound to I-88; the connection can be made to the south via I-81/NY 17 to NY 7 east (north), or to the north via US 11, NY 12 and NY 12A.
The junction of I-81 and NY 17 is not numbered, because it is the split of two overlapping routes and therefore not strictly an exit.
www.empirestateroads.com /week/week45.html   (539 words)

 Chenango Forks, New York - links to government resources and information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
www.us-news-watch.com /New_York/Chenango_Forks.html   (426 words)

 Partnership for Community Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Camping and picnic facilities on the Sangerfield River are available to the public at the Canaan Campground, Green Road, Hubbardsville.
Squirrels, turkeys, ducks, ruffed grouse, and deer are typical game sought by hunters; turkeys are particularly abundant due to the increase in forest land in the County and the Town.
Payne Creek, the Chenango River, and the Sangerfield River are cold water fisheries which provide brown and rainbow trout through annual stocking programs.
www.partnersatwork.org /comprehensive_plan/recreational_resources.htm   (230 words)

 The Esther Terwilliger and Andrew Whitbeck Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Esther Terwilliger was born October 28, 1821, daughter of Harmanus Terwilliger and Eleanor Burroughs.
Clark P Whitbeck was born about 1852 in Greene, Chenango County, NY, and died in 1928 in New York City, NY (Source: Obituary.).
He married Josephine Augusta Lakey about 1874 in Chenango Forks, Broome County, NY (Source: Family Bible.), daughter of Thomas Lakey and Lucinda Berry.
members.itol.com /~milquet/html/whitbeck/terwilligeresther.htm   (414 words)

 pressconnects.com | Chenango | SPECIAL REPORT |
1791: The Town of Chenango was formed as one of the original towns encompassing parts of Windsor, Conklin, Fenton, Union, Colesville and Sanford.
By this time the rapid growth of the area had slowed largely due to the fact that lands had been cleared and the hills logged out.
The Quinn farm was on the site of Chenango Plaza and the surrounding area.
www.pressconnects.com /special/chenango/stories/story22268.shtml   (777 words)

 aftonny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chenango Bridge NY A and W Recycling, Main, Chenango Bridge, NY, 13745, 607-648-3766
Chenango Bridge United Methodist Church, 740 River Rd, Chenango Bridge, NY, 13745, 607-648-4339
Chenango Bridge United Methodist Church Kitchen and Frazer, 740 River Rd, Chenango Bridge, NY, 13745, 607-648-4571
ishopin.com /nyphone/chenangobridgeny.html   (1133 words)

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The rocks were a little slimy, and I know very well that the river's pretty polluted, and maybe there's radioactivity in it, or raw sewage, but it didn't seem excessively disgusting, so, you know, what the hell -- we decided it would make a nice swim...
But drifting across the River, under a full moon, I could not help but feel very much as if there are indeed, higher forces.
Hence the name Chenango, I guess: "peaceful." Norman insisted we'd only had to swim about twenty yards, total, because the water level is low this time of year.
www.angelfire.com /nm/belong/080401.html   (1222 words)

 Paddlers Get Ready! Explore Your Rivers on the 7th Annual Susquehanna Sojourn - Newsroom - Alliance for the Chesapeake ...
Explore Your Rivers on the 7th Annual Susquehanna Sojourn - Newsroom - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Harrisburg, PA (03/03/97) - Registration begins in March for the Susquehanna Sojourn, a week-long canoe trip on the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers.
The trip highlights the importance of the Susquehanna River and, ultimately, its connection to the Chesapeake Bay.
www.acb-online.org /pressrelease.cfm?id=25   (296 words)

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