Primary Document: Memoirs of Henry Pelton
In 1872 Henry Pelton wrote down his memories of Warwick, as it was
when he arrived in 1805, which included a sketch of who lived
where and other memories of the area.
As we look at the map created from his descriptions by Elizabeth Van
Duzer we can see:
Roads of the colonial era are still recognizable today.
There was a significant population already in the Town (3,747 in
Environmental features such as stream beds were already being
changed; the swampy areas of the Wawayanda Creek were already
proving a source of health problems. Memories of Native Americans
were being carried forward in oral tradition, but were often

Modification of environment; lifestyles & life stories