Who was John Nill?


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He died 100 years ago, with his obituary promising his works would never be forgotten, but who was John Nill?

Learn more about the German immigrant to Watertown, N.Y., who became a baker, caker, ice cream creator and cigar maker. But that's not all; he was also elected mayor of Watertown, and has one of the most interesting grave sites in the region.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is "Boop" by Podington Bear. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and check out our news website at nny360.com.

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