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Mannsville[edit | edit source]

Mannsville is a village located in the Town of Ellisburg in Jefferson County and named after Barzillian Mann, an early settler. Mannsville was part of the Macomb Purchase The village was first settled in 1801 and was incorporated in 1879.

A huge gathering of KKK and an orphan home was run by the KKK in Mannsville for a time.

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