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The following business notes have been found in copies of the Rome Sentinel. More will be added as they are found.Lee Center April 1872
Delta June 2, 1885
Scothon and son are operating a saw and grist mill. Robert Macadam owned and ran a cheese factory. Mr. Haas had a tailor shop. J. S. Newey operated a turning, cabinet and coffin business. Curtis B. Hitchcock owned a wagon & buggy making business and had just recently discontinued shoeing horses. H. J. Hitchcock and I. B. Spencer ran a store selling dry goods and groceries. James Eames operates the old tannery. Mr. Field sells boots and shoes and repairs harnesses. S. S. Mott keeps a shoe shop. Henry Hall is in the cooper trade. Joseph Mott operates a barber shop and tinkers watches in the same building. Cornish & Dingman are in the stove, tinware, crockery & grocery trade. W. T. Trenham & Cornelius Dingman are in the carpentry trade. O. Kingsbury has a full store of drugs, medicine, liquors, notions, jewelry and the Post Office. Orrin Kenyon has a shoe shop and store.
Charles Fuller has just completed his blacksmith shop.
Roswell M. Raymond conducted a boot and shoe store and shop here from about 1840 until his retirement in 1885.
Lee Center, October 12, 1875
Warren Diefendorf has sold his blacksmith shop to Charles Garber, who takes possession today. Mr. Garber has been for some time employed in the carriage shop of C. B. Hitchcock, and has the reputation of a good workman.
Lee Center May 18, 1894
Drs. Cox and Kilborn of this village will on June 1 open a sanitarium for the purpose of treating the liquor, opium and tobacco habits and nervous diseases. The institution will be known as the Central New York Gold Cure Institute.
Lee Center, April 23, 1879
A. J. Eames, P. M., has removed his office and millinery store to the Hunt Block and has got settled in the discharge of his duties. He thinks he will be better situated in his new store than where it has been kept heretofore, and the public will be better accommodated. The builidng now occupied has been repaired extensively. The Army Post has rooms in it. J. S. Field has occupied part of it for several years as a boot and shoe store and shop. The Post office is now added and a suite of rooms, which Mr. Eames will occupy as a dwelling, and soon the Lee Center House will stand as it stood three or four years ago - the the central place of attraction. Mr. John Harris and Son have a blacksmith shop opposite the P. O., and Lee Center House, and I understand that Mr. John Anderson has opened a wagon shop in the upper part of Harris builidng where his is prepared to carry on making the woodwork to and repairing wagons in the best style. He is our barber, as reported a week or two ago, but he does not intend to shave his employers in the manufacture of wagons.
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