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The Salt City

  • Aired: 01/27/2017
  • 26:48
  • Rating: NR
The long history of the salt industry here in Onondaga County includes some of the first Irish immigrants to boil salt here in 1793. Irish immigrants were the primary source of labor in the 19th century salt industry helping put Syracuse on the map and creating a staple here around town known as the salt potato.
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The historical events of the salt industry helping put Syracuse on the map.
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