Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (April 27, 2009)
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as soon as touted because the "sparkling jewel" of Madison County due to its many scenic lakes and reservoirs outfitted to feed the good Chenango Canal, town and hamlet of Eaton have performed a huge position within the background of Madison County. From inside its limitations have come such luminaries as Emily Chubbuck Judson, early women's author; stand-up comedian Melville Landon, larger identified to the area as Eli Perkins; and Samuel Chubbuck, inventor and the maker of the early telegraph apparatus for Samuel Morse's telegraph. Eaton captures the heritage of this once-thriving group via photographs and tales of the Chenango Canal, early turnpikes, and steam engines made recognized via wooden, Taber and Morse's Steam Engine Works. lots of those images are stored for the long run within the previous city of Eaton Museum, situated in a single of Eaton's oldest stone constructions.