Bungy Mountain at 1,326 feet, the highest elevation in town. We hiked in on the discontinued Bungy Road where it once connected to Southampton. First seeing the Camp cellar hole, Isaac and Mary Camp came to Montgomery from Thomston, CT in 1830. They had one son, John, who married Mary Phinney in 1838. John Earl Camp spent his entire life in Montgomery. He was a successful farmer of a large farm and owner of a 200 acre wood lot. He died May 1, 1906 at the age of 66. After the death of his father, Merton E. Camp carried on the farm for 13 years. He was a hard working man and knew no such word as fail. The second cellar hole was George Gorham, a soldier of the Revolution, settled in Montgomery in 1791. His grandson, John A. Gorham, was born in 1828, a lifelong resident of Montgomery, a veteran of the Civil War and a well-known citizen. On May 27th, 1867, he married Alena M. Phillips of Huntington, and they had a son and two daughters. Walter was born April 10, 1868, and lived in Montgomery over 70 years, and when he moved to Huntington in 1944 another family name of long standing in Montgomery ended. He died July 18, 1954, and was buried in Norwich Bridge Cemetery. Another Camp cellar hole was found along Main Road, the cart path went from each families home.

We also found a boundary post and took another trail to the Benchmark at the peak. More old cart paths here lead to Main Road and Huntington State Forest with more cellar holes. Genealogy from Footprints in Montgomery video by karen

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