Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Visionary advocate for the City of Rochester, the Genesee River and the Erie Canal
14 July 2011
On the 20th anniversary of the Corn Hill Waterfront & Navigation Foundation which he founded in 1991
This rock is a piece of the Lockport Dolomite that underlies Rochester, forms the High Falls and through which workers blasted to build the Erie Canal
Erected 2011 by Monroe County and the City of Rochester.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 14, 2011.
Location. 43° 7.282′ N, 77° 38.425′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Moore Road. Marker is located deep within Genesee Valley Park at the confluence of the Genesee River and the Erie Canal. The easiest way to find it is to follow either the Gensee Riverway Trail 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. World War II (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to Genesee Valley Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park (approx. half a mile away); Is this the Erie Canal? (approx. half a mile away); The Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Genesee Expressway (approx. half a mile away); The Canalway Trail (approx. half a mile away); The Genesee (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.