Pioneer Record

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Although located in rural Western New York, Orleans County found itself amidst the controversy of the Know-Nothing Party of the 1840s and 1850s. Despite the heavy population of Republicans in later years, immigrants flocked to this region to labor in sandstone quarries and canning factories while facing the trials and tribulations typically associated with living in urban areas.

Publication Date

6-24-2017

Volume

3

Issue

26

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Village of Albion, Orleans County, Immigration

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Route for Early Immigrants Was Not Easy, nor Legal

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