Winston Churchill's great grandfather, Ambrose Hall, lived in the town of Brighton from 1817 to 1821, owning 210 acres of land in lot #54. Other owners of this lot were George Stillson, first Superintendent of Mount Hope Cemetery, and William and . . . — — Map (db m115300) HM
Amos B. Buckland of the Buckland family of brick makers owned this brick farmhouse that was built in stages from 1820 to 1920. From 1911 to 1939 Hillside Children's Center farmed ninety-two acres, growing vegetables and raising cows, sheep, and pigs . . . — — Map (db m115303) HM
The meadows north of this stone form the site of the Indian Landing. Famous in the early history of this country. It was the beginning of the Ohio Trail from Canada to the Mississippi Valley. from this point the portage ran west to the mouth . . . — — Map (db m115349) HM
The 750-mile Empire State Trail connects people to New York's spectacular natural beauty, cultural heritage, iconic landscapes, and unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities. The Trail promotes healthy lifestyles and provides a place for . . . — — Map (db m182879) HM
Yes, it looks like an ordinary highway. But Interstate 390, also known as the "Genesee Expressway” has an impressive family history.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways is the root of this . . . — — Map (db m131801) HM
To the honor and glory of our patriotic ancestors the known and the unknown who gave their services and lives for their country in the War of American Revolution 1775-1783
Capt. Joseph Roby • Rev. Amos Frink • Thos. Buck . . . — — Map (db m75788) HM WM
The opening of the Brockport to Buffalo section in October 1825 marked the completion of the 348 mile Erie Canal. By linking the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, the Canal provided the first economical means of transportation from the eastern . . . — — Map (db m75943) HM
Brockport Central Rural High School Opened in 1934, the school served students in grades 7-12 until 1967 when a new high school was built. The original building then became known as the Middle School & served students in grades 6-8 thereafter. . . . — — Map (db m115291) HM
1. Luther Gordon epitomized Brockport's involvement in canal commerce during its heyday. He owned a sawmill and 7,000 acres of timberland in Michigan and transported logs via the Great Lakes and the canal to his Brockport sawmill and planing . . . — — Map (db m75934) HM
1. Daniel Holmes (1828-1917) practiced law in offices on Main Street from 1852 until his death. He was Village Clerk for twenty years, Justice of the Peace for thirty years, Vestryman at St. Luke's Episcopal Church for fifty years, and member . . . — — Map (db m75804) HM
A pioneer reaper industry was developed on the Erie Canal banks by William H. Seymore and Dayton S. Morgan. This 1854 dwelling became the Morgan family home in 1867. The eldest daughter, Sara, wife of Frederick A. Manning, M.D. lived in the house . . . — — Map (db m41045) HM
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
This structure has
been designated an
Historic . . . — — Map (db m75783) HM
In memory of
This memorial dedicated May 31, 1976
as a bi-centennial project by the
Post 379 American Legion
and the . . . — — Map (db m75760) WM
Here in 1867, the old tavern, stage stop and post office on historic Buffalo Road became the location of Chili Seminary, a school founded in 1866 by Benjamin Titus Roberts as the first educational institution for the Free Methodist Church of North . . . — — Map (db m58045) HM
Francis E. Willard
Born in Churchville, NY
Died February 17, 1898.
An advocate of temperance who devoted her life to that cause.
"By their fruits ye shall know them." — — Map (db m143533) HM
First known as West Pulteney after Sir William Pulteney, Bath, England. Early land owner: renamed in honor of Riga, Latvia on April 8, 1808
Berkshire, Mass. Pioneers included Richard, Elihu and Samuel Church, who gave their name to Churchville . . . — — Map (db m108501) HM
Clarkson Established April 2, 1819 as part of Murray; named for General Matthew Clarkson, early land owner and Brigidier General, New York State Militia. Clarkson Congregational Church oldest rural church structure in Monroe County, built . . . — — Map (db m109971) HM
Clarkson Community Church Clarkson's first pioneer church. Oldest church on Ridge Road west of the Genesee River, in Monroe County. Organized as a congre- gational society in 1816. Erected 1825. Dedicated 1828. Clarkson's original academy . . . — — Map (db m109964) HM
In commemoration of the sacrifice and service of our revolutionary ancestors and pioneers who braved the wilderness and made a settlement in Clarkson in 1803.
This memorial, a section of a column from an early courthouse of Monroe County, is . . . — — Map (db m110006) HM
ER Veteran's Memorial Station of Heroes with profound respect from a grateful community to our brave veterans who served our nation in war. Maintained by ER American Legion Post ER Veterans of Foreign Wars People of ER Special . . . — — Map (db m101185) WM
Construction began in 1899 It was built in three sections by Harry Eyer, a local real estate developer Destroyed by fire in 1914, it was rebuilt on its present site. E.R. local history — — Map (db m101131) HM
First Village Schools SIte of the 1898 red brick school and 1911 high school. Both were replaced in 1936 with the T L R Morgan building. Present school district is located on Woodbine Ave. — — Map (db m115346) HM
It was one of 25 mills located on Irondequoit Creek in the 1800s. Built by Andrew Lincoln in 1847. Flour was shipped to Albany and New York by the Erie Canal. Fire destroyed the mill in the 1920s. — — Map (db m64557) HM
This bandstand is dedicated to Nick Verzella for his many years of educational services to the sons and daughters of East Rochester. He also served our country during World War II and continues to play an active role in Memorial Day and Veterans Day . . . — — Map (db m101161) WM
Penfield Station Built in 1884, it served as the main freight/passenger terminal for the New York Central Railroad until 1900. It continued as a freight house until the 1960s when it became a local commercial establishment. East Rochester . . . — — Map (db m101128) HM
Site of tunnel which took workers under the RR tracks to the car shops. Established in 1897 the Merchant Despatch Transportation Co. was largely responsible for the early growth of the village. — — Map (db m70706) HM
Opened in 1905, these buildings housed the largest piano manufacturing facility in the world. This poured concrete structure, unique to the area, produced high-quality pianos until 1985. — — Map (db m65110) HM
Built in 1859 the land was a working farm into the 1940s. By 1952 the land was sold for a housing development. At that time Worthing Terrace and a portion of Eaglehead Road were constructed. — — Map (db m64560) HM
"Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal Commercial block changes from necessities to niceities. South Main Street circa 1915. South Main Street circa 1950. South Main Street circa 1970. Nineteenth century commercial buildings . . . — — Map (db m115447) HM
Fairport Village Hall The timeless sentinel of South Main Street. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1908. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1933. The Village Hall, or Municipal Building, was built in 1906 as Perinton's Town Hall at a . . . — — Map (db m115454) HM
Has been designated a
National Natural Landmark
This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environment — — Map (db m57738) HM
The Erie Canal was the most important of America’s inland waterways. It facilitated the opening of the American frontier and provided a route west for tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants. Villages, towns, and cities were born along its . . . — — Map (db m65107) HM
The 20th Century Comes to South Main Street. A neighborhood changes with the times. Pure Oil gas station circa 1960. Hupp Motors circa 1930. Schine's Temple Theater circa 1927. Dr. Tubbs' house and office circa 1910. Church Motors circa 1953. . . . — — Map (db m115448) HM
The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners. The Green Lantern Inn, originally known as the DeLand Mansion, was built in 1876 by Henry DeLand, a local industrialist, for his family. In 1876, Fairport industrialist Henry DeLand built a . . . — — Map (db m115446) HM
The Potter Property From Private Estate to public amenity. Fred Potter. Spencer Philbrick's original Italianate mansion. Fred Potter and his chauffeur on West Church Street. The Potter Mansion. In 1858, Spencer Philbrick constructed a . . . — — Map (db m115456) HM
Established March 30, 1802 as part of Northampton.
June 10, 1812 named for General Horatio Gates, hero of Saratoga, 1777.
Subdivided into Gates and Greece March 22, 1822.
Geographical center of Monroe County.
"County Cornerstone" — — Map (db m60142) HM
Stopover Ecology This area provides critical food, cover from exposure to the elements and predators, suitable habitat for resting, and other resources migrant land birds need along their migration route. The area is protected and studied by . . . — — Map (db m90204) HM
Migrating Hawks Warming temperatures and southerly winds, preferably southwest here, produce flights of hundreds of thousands of raptors at Braddock Bay in a single day, making the shore along Braddock Bay one of the finest places in North . . . — — Map (db m90244) HM
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