RESOLUTION No. 213
PROCLAMATION FOR THE TOWN OF VICTOR’S BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
On motion of Councilman Dianetti, seconded by Councilman Palermo, the following resolution was ADOPTED AYES 5 NAYS 0
WHEREAS, the Town of Victor was established by an Act of the New York State Legislature and officially incorporated on May 26, 1812; and
WHEREAS, the township was formally called “Victor” after a founding member of the Boughton family, Claudius Victor Boughton, who was a hero in the War of 1812; and
WHEREAS, the first anniversary and organizational meeting of the Freeholders and inhabitants of the Town of Victor was held according to law at the Proprietor’s Meeting House in said Town on the 6th day of April, 1813 where on that day, Jacob Lobdell, a cousin of Enos Boughton, who originally purchased the land that comprises Victor was voted to be Supervisor, and Eleazer Boughton, was voted as Town Clerk; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Victor’s Centennial celebration was held in 1913 and the Sesquicentennial celebration was held in 1962; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED that the Bicentennial of the Town of Victor be celebrated from September, 2012 to September, 2013 to commemorate both the date of the incorporation of the Town and the date of the first organizational meeting of the Town, and further
RESOLVED that copies of this proclamation be forwarded to the Town Clerk for posting on the Town Hall bulletin boards and the Town’s website.
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I do hereby certify that I have compared the preceding with the original thereof, on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Town of Victor, New York, and that the same is a correct transcript there from and of the whole of said original; and that said original was duly adopted at a meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Victor, New York on May 29, 2012.
Given under my hand and official seal
Debra J. Denz, Town Clerk of the
Town of Victor, New York