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Colden was founded by a man named Richard Buffum. He left Rhode Island with his children and some others to move west in order to find a new home.

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Colden was founded by a man named Richard Buffum. He left Rhode Island with his children and some others to move west in order to find a new home. They carried everything in an ox cart, and a some of the possessions they took with them are still in existence today. They settled in what is present day Colden. Buffum purchased 2,000 acres of land from the Holland Purchase Company.

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