Pioneer Record

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The story of Clarendon's foundation occurred by happenchance after the unfortunate escape of Isaac Farwell's horse around 1810. Eldredge Farwell followed the animal's trail along the bank of Sandy Creek, eventually stumbling upon a waterfall at what was eventually referred to as "Farwell's Mills."

Publication Date

1-20-2018

Volume

4

Issue

3

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Town of Clarendon, Orleans County, Businesses, Pioneer History, Eldredge Farwell, Historic Markers

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Clarendon's Settlement, a Fortunate Stroke of Serendipity

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