Hi everyone-
I've been out of town, so I hope I am not duplicating anyone's previous email - 
I know there are some other library people on this list.

I thought people might enjoy this tidbit from the Cornell University Library - 
historic maps of NYS, including one which describes the area we know of as the 
Montezuma Wildlife Refuge as ""Resort of gees and ducks of all sorts all the 


If you click on the image at the top, the gallery will open; images number 3 
and 7 show the Montezuma area, and number 9 shows where there was a "tarry" or 
canoe ferry to take people across the north end of the lake.  This would be 
useful for those days when you see an interesting bird on the lake, and the 
bird somehow always seems closer to the other shore.


Liisa Mobley
Electronic Resources Unit Supervisor, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY 


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