Historical Perspectives

In the revised statutes of the State this town is described and its boundary lines defined as follows:

"The town of Corinth shall contain all that part of said county beginning at the southeast corner of the town of Edinburgh and running thence south along the east bounds of Providence to a point due west from the middle of a public highway south of and adjoining the late dwelling-house of George Shove, deceased, then east to the middle of the said highway, then east to the northwest corner of Wilton, then north thirty-two degrees east to a place called Flat Rock on or near the western bank of said river, then north to the bounds of the county, then westerly and northerly along the bounds of the county to a point six miles north of the south bounds of said town of Corinth, then west parallel to said south bounds to the east bounds of Edinburgh, and then south along the same to the place of beginning."

The World War II Roll of Honor stood on Schoolhouse Hill on Palmer Avenue.  The roll was removed many yers ago, stored for some time in the EMBA Building and later disposed of. 

International Paper Company, Corinth, NY

The Big Tree Hotel, later called Mountain View Inn, in South Corinth off 9N was first owned by Frederick Parkman, who arrived with the first settlers in the 1790’s.  In the early 19th century it was a busy stagecoach stop on the Old Plank Road from Saratoga through South Corinth on to Corinth and Hadley

Main Street looking north about 1900. Currently Jack’s Restaurant is located in the building at the right.

Clarence Flora was the first Corinthian to own an airplane.  His plane, a Waco biplane, was purchased in 1928.  He flew an airmail flight to Albany in 1938 as a promotional event for the postal service.  Ralph "Pop" Pease, Waco the dog, and Clarence Flora are pictured here in front of the biplane.

Mayor Victor A. Parmenter throwing out the first baseball of the season is pictured about 1950. The photo was taken behind the Main Street School shown at the left.