Samuel Dodd's Sawmill
Drawing of the Dodd Saw Mill, on the bank of the
Second River, as it appeared in 1720.
This numbered photograph, from the Archives at
the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, shows that the Sawmill
pond was a popular fishing spot as well as a source of power for
Those who see the Second River today are amazed
that when dammed up, it could create such huge lakes as are shown
on the oldest maps of the area, like the 1881 map shown below.
Further Resources of Interest on this
The Dodd family tree includes a great
many John Dodds, Daniel Dodds, and Samuel Dodds. It is often
difficult keep in mind which is which. This may help: The Dodd Family