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Last Updated: 11 Jan 2012
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|James and Lydia and some three or four of the children who were born at the date of their departure, 1760, came to Nova Scotia and landed at a creek on the Avon River, with several others from Rhode Island, and named the place Newport Landing.|
|The Post Office at that place is still called Newport Landing, and the place re-named Avondale by the late inhabitants.|
|James Mosher was one of the seventy proprietors who took up the Township of Newport, which comprised some twelve miles square, more or less.|
|James Mosher was a millwright, and built the first mill in the Township of Newport for grinding grain for the seventy proprietors, which was built where Alexander Cochran now has mills on the River Herbert.|
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