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The Genesee

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
1. The Genesee Marker
Inscription.  
Full many fair and famous streams beneath the sun there be,
But more to us than any seems our own dear Genesee.
We love her banks and stately falls, for to our minds they bring
Our dear old Alma Mater's halls, where sweetest memories cling.

As flows the river gathering force along her steadfast way,
May we along life's devious course grow stronger day by day:
And may our hearts where'er we roam forever loyal be
To our beloved college home beside the Genesee.

Song by Thomas Thackeray Swinburne
Class of 1892, University of Rochester
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 43° 7.638′ N, 77° 37.932′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Wilson Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Beside the Interfaith Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of the River Campus (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Genesee Valley Park (approx.
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By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
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0.2 miles away); World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); To the Memory of (approx. half a mile away); Ninth of November, 1886 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
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By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
3. The Genesee Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
4. Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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