By Carol Kammen
from debauchery to temperance, from boisterous vagrancy to spiritual fervor and reform. notwithstanding the city was once hit tough via the melancholy of 1837 and periodically ravaged through fireplace and flood, Ithaca survived to develop into a full of life and bustling neighborhood and a major middle of schooling, technological
innovation and cultural vibrancy. during this entire heritage, Carol Kammen indicates precisely why Ithaca is called the �Crown of Cayuga.�
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