Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Groveland

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Town
of Groveland

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor and
commemorate distinguished histories of the communities which comprise
the noble body of this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Groveland, in Livingston
County, New York, to be celebrated on Saturday, April 13, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the year, the Town of Groveland will celebrate its
bicentennial with many events; and
WHEREAS, The first settlement occurred in 1792 and was called
"Willamsburgh"; the town was formed in 1789 before the creation of
Livingston County; part of Groveland was used to form parts of the Towns
of Conesus (1819) and Sparta (1856); and
WHEREAS, The Town of Groveland's Claud No. 1 Archeological Site was
added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975; and
WHEREAS, Remaining fruitful over the ebb and flow of decades of growth
and change, the Town of Groveland continues its commitment to enhancing
the quality of life of its citizens; ensuring a positive business,
institutional and educational climate; and providing all essential
services; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Groveland, recognizing
the significance of the role it continues to play in the life of the
community of the State of New York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Town of Groveland.


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Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative


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