Terre Hill, Woodard, New York
Terre Hill, Woodard, New York State: An essay by Patrick R. F. Blakley
Terre Hill in Woodard, NY is an area hidden in plain sight. Most people drive through the Terre Hill region without even realizing what’s actually there, or a lot of the history throughout the area. This essay illuminates some interesting facts about Terre Hill, Woodard, NY, and the surrounding area of the town of Clay. Included with this essay is detailed family tree info for the Blakley and Postle families, a personal account of family relations and ties to Terre Hill, and ahnentafel reports for both Blakley and Postle families for future reference! The electronic file is available for free below, but if you’d like a professionally printed book it’s available on Amazon!
Below are some reference materials including maps and images referred to throughout the essay. The original sources are cited in the bibliography, but the interesting maps and materials are now all in one place below, check them out! You might also be interested in my family-related work on Blakley Road in Genoa, NY! This expands on some history with the Blakley side of my family and the town my grandfather grew up in.
Image Links: (Warning – Large images)
Map of Native American settlements
Onondaga County Military Tract Map
Cicero (Clay) Military Tract Map – Terre Hill #77
Brown School District #6 Description
Brown School #6 in front of the new Buckley Road Baptist Church
History of Onondaga County Book 1878
Hand Drawn Clay Map (with names)
Hancock International air map of Greater Syracuse
Sponsors of the Welcome To Clay book (including Marty & Jean Relyea)
Other publications by Patrick R. F. Blakley:
Drummy Drum, Drummond Novel, Quadratics, User Manual, Info Packet, Drumline Warmups, Pit Warmups, Drumset Warmups, and Articles.