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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
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. Touch for map. 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 or the Erie Canal Towpath Trail to the eastern end of the walking/biking bridge that crosses the river just north of the canal. The marker is just south of the eastern end of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Indian Town (approx. half a mile away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (approx. one mile away); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. one mile away); To the Memory of (approx. one mile away); Ninth of November, 1886 (approx. one mile away); Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 275 times since then. 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.