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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Broad Street

 
 
Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
1. Broad Street Marker
Inscription.  Broad Street is built over the way of The Erie Canal Which was completed in1825 This section was last used in the season 1919 The canal was an artery carrying life to many communities The steady flow of commerce from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic strengthened the union Its persistent impulse enlarged the Village of Rochester into a city and made New York the Empire State Nearby was the landing place of the packet boats used in transit by many of our New England Pioneers to whom this tablet is dedicated
 
Erected 1929 by State of New York, the Colony of New England Women of Rochester and the Rochester Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 43° 9.262′ N, 77° 36.808′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broad Street (New York State Route 31) and Fitzhugh Street, on the right when traveling west on West Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Broad Street Marker as seen facing east on Broad image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
2. Broad Street Marker as seen facing east on Broad
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marker. The 100 Acre Tract (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer School (within shouting distance of this marker); County of Monroe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Rochester (about 400 feet away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Early Education (about 400 feet away); Monroe County (about 400 feet away); The Underground Railroad (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Broad Street Marker as seen facing west on Broad image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
3. Broad Street Marker as seen facing west on Broad
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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