Black Dirt Historian Named
The Drowned Lands Historical Society announces that the Orange County Legislature has issued a resolution proclaiming William Grohoski, of Pine Island NY, the official Black Dirt Historian. The resolution notes that William “Bill” Grohoski was one of three founding members of the Drowned Lands Historical Society, which was formed in the early 1970s on an ad hoc basis. The Society collected archives and artifacts related to farming in the Black Dirt Region.
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