Place:Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

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NameBrasher
TypeTown
Located inSt. Lawrence, New York, United States
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Brasher is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, USA. The population was 2,512 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Philip Brasher, an original landowner.

The Town of Brasher is in the northeast corner of the county and is southeast of the Village of Massena.

History

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Settlement began after 1815 as the town was organized in 1825 from the Town of Massena. In 1827, a small part of the Town of Stockholm was added to Brasher.

The iron industry played an important part in the early history of the town, initially mining and smelting, but later including the production of stoves and other goods.

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