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Creeks, steams, brooks and springs were very important to our pioneer settlers. They provided a source of drinking water for humans and livestock alike, as well as a means to wash clothing and for cooking.
County of Orleans
Orleans County, Town of Gaines, Proctor Brook, Gilbert Creek, Beardsley Creek
Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R. and Capurso, Al, "OCHA to Dedicate Beardsley Creek Sign" (2018). Pioneer Record. 82.