Parish Town Historical Society

P.O. Box  145

Parish, New York      13131








Do you think we will find out who the other investors were??



In 1792, George Scriba and several other investors assumed the contract of 525,000 acres of land between the Oswego and Salmon Rivers from John and Nicholas Roosevelt. The Towns of Constantia, West Monroe, Amboy, Parish, Hastings, Schroeppel, Palermo and Volney comprised Scriba's purchase.