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David Minor <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 12 Jun 2003 09:56:44 -0400
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A Follow Up

Maybe the songwriter was from Long Island. According to Heritage Quest
there was a Udall's Mill in Great Neck.


>    A resident of my town has asked me if Yewdall's Mill, featured in the
>folk song, "The Girl From Yewdall's Mill," was real or fictitious.&nbsp;
>The canal song also mentions Fairmount and Phoenixville and Ginea
>Hill.&nbsp; French's Gazetteer lists Fairmount as a canal stop in the town
>of Camillus in Onondaga County.&nbsp; Phoenixville may be Phoenix in the
>town of Schroeppel in Oswego County.&nbsp; Neither French's nor Spafford's
>refer to Yewdall's Mill. Does anyone have any knowledge of this place?
>Mary Jo Lanphear Town of Brighton Historian

David Minor
Eagles Byte Historical Research
Pittsford, New York
585 264-0423
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