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  • ILION, a village of Herkimer county, New York, U.S.A., about 12 m.
  • A store was established on the present site of Ilion as early as 1816, but the village really dates from the completion of the Erie canal in 1825.
  • Ilion is a part of the township of German Flats (pop. in 1900, 8663; in 1905, 9489), settled by Palatinate Germans about 1725.
  • Here General Herkimer began his advance to raise the siege of Fort Schuyler (1777), and subsequently Ilion was the rendezvous of Benedict Arnold's force during the same campaign.
 
 

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