Indian Village Appoquinimi. Part of large grant to Alexander D’Hinoyossa, Vice-Director of New Amstel. Edmund Cantwell, second owner of tract 1673. Village named Cantwell’s Bridge 1731. Once important grain shipping centre. Named Odessa, 1855, after Russian grain port.
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LOCATION: Main Street, between US 13 North and South, Odessa.