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On January 9, 1812, Samuel Treat conveyed to Jonathan Rogers and Jonathan Treat, Committee of the North Milford Society, and the rest of the inhabitants of said society, land described as follows: One acre where the meeting house now stands, bounded east and south by highways; west and north by land of Samuel Treat; also one rod, more or less, bounded north and east by highways; south by land of said society, and west by land of Joseph Stone. The description of the second tract will be better understood when it is known that the Meeting House Lane, now running north of the parsonage, at that time ran south of the parsonage, and across what is now the center of the Green. It is believed that this road was changed about 1841.
On March 19, 1830, Erastus Scranton, the first pastor of the Orange Church, who owned considerable land near the Green, gave a deed as follows: ''To Benjamin Clark, Nathan Clark, Josiah M. Colburn, and others of North Milford, in the town of Orange, and unto their posterity and future inhabitants, a tract of land bounded south and west by land of said Scranton; east by the highway and north by the Green, containing seventy-six rods; said land to be forever used or occupied as a part of a green, for the benefit or accommodation of the public in general; no building of any name or kind to be erected or to stand on said ground to the end of time. To have and to hold unto the said inhabitants of North Milford and other posterity or successors or residents of Orange."
On April 12, 1821, Benjamin Clark conveyed to Erastus Scranton and others, proprietors in the Academy of North Milford, the land on which it, the Academy, stands, about 24 feet long and 19 feet broad, with sufficient surrounding land for repairs, etc.; being north of my house and southeast of the meeting house in the place it was built in the year 1812, ''to be used as an academical school for a common district school, for religious and public gatherings, and no other." This building stood on