The Six Nations weren’t the only ones to face exile from the United States following the American Revolution. People had been noticing the Burford Plains since the early 1780’s as an area that went on for miles with beautiful oak savannah.

Amongst the first to visit the land was Abraham Dayton, a scout sent by Jemima Wilkenson, the head of an extraordinary religious experiment back in New York. The land was meant to be their new Jerusalem.

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