Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1959 by County of Monroe.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1888.
Location. 43° 7.917′ N, 77° 36.559′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Avenue and Reservoir Ave, on the right when traveling north on South Avenue. 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. Trophy Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Rochester Water Works (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglass Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Douglass Home Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Children's Pavilion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susan B. Anthony (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
More about this marker. Along with being Rochester's first park, this is a major lilac nursery. It is the location of Rochester's annual Lilac Festival (10 days in mid-May). The park is home to over 100 varieties of lilac.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 1, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.