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Book tells of Cyrus Durey’s remarkable life

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A descendant of a Fulton County political leader and businessman has used manuscripts written by his ancestor to publish a book called “Frontiersmen of the Adirondacks: Economic Development in Early North America.”

Cyrus Durey was the uncle of publisher John Agno’s grandfather. Durey’s manuscripts on local history were passed down to Agno, a Gloversville native who now lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Born in Caroga in 1864, Durey was among the first graduates of ...

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