Grand Island, NY Summer Camps

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Camp Sky High
Buffalo, NY  
 
 
Camp Fire Usa Buffalo And Erie County Council
Buffalo, NY  
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Kiwanis Kavaliers Drum And Bugle Corps
Buffalo, NY  
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Lacrosse Day Camp Buffalo Ny
Buffalo, NY  
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Town & Country Day Camp
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About Grand Island, NY

Grand Island is a town and an island in Erie County, New York, USA. As of the 2010 census, the town population is 20,374. This represents an increase of 9.41% from the 2000 census figure . The current town name derives from the French name La Grande ÃŽle, as Grand Island is the largest island in the Niagara River and fourth largest in the state. The phrase La Grande ÃŽle appears on the town seal.

Period before the American Revolution

In the early historical period of the island, the 16th century, French explorers found members of the Neutral Nation of Native Americans, also known as the Attawandaron, living on the island; by 1651, the nearby Seneca Nation had chased off or killed the Neutrals, having also absorbed some of the survivors. The Seneca used the island for hunting and fishing. In 1764, as part of the Treaty of Cession after the French and Indian War, the island became part of the British colonies in North America.

Period after the American Revolution

In 1815, New York State purchased Grand Island and other small islands in the Niagara River from the Iroquois nation for $1,000 in hand, and annually, forever, a perpetuity of $500 . The treaty was signed by Governor Daniel D. Tompkins, Peter B. Porter, Chief Red Jacket, Falling Boards, Twenty Canoes, Sharp Shins, Man Killer, and...