On Elmwood Avenue (County Route 87) at Johnsarbor Drive, on the right when traveling east on Elmwood Avenue.
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
On Westfall Road, 0.1 miles east of Barclay Square Drive, on the right when traveling east.
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
On North Landing Road, 0.1 miles north of Blossom Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Edgewood Avenue (County Route 102) at Erie Canal Heritage Trail, on the right when traveling west on Edgewood Avenue.
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
On Kendrick Road, on the left when traveling west.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at State Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling north.
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
On Allen Street, 0.2 miles south of Adams Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at the south end of the Erie Canal drawbridge, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at Market Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
On Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at State Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at South Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) at Union Street (New York State Route 259), on the right when traveling west on Buffalo Road.
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
On South Main Street (New York State Route 36) at West Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33) on South Main Street.
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
On North Main St, 0.5 miles north of New York State Route 33, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Lake Road North (New York State Route 19) at West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling north on Lake Road North.
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
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) 0.1 miles east of North Lake Road (New York State Route 19), on the left when traveling west.
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
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) at Lake Road North (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling east on West Ridge Road.
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
On Main Street, 0.1 miles north of East Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Main Street at West Commercial Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
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
On East Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
On East Linden Avenue, 0.1 miles west of Whitney Road.
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
Near Main Street, 0.1 miles north of East Ivy Street.
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
On North Washington Street (New York State Route 153) at Despatch Drive on North Washington Street.
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
On East Maple Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on East Maple Street.
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
On West Commercial Street, 0.1 miles west of Washington Street.
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
On Lincoln Road just north of East Spruce Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250) 0.1 miles north of Pleasant Street, on the right when traveling north.
"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
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250) 0.1 miles north of Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250 at milepost 4.6) at Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
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
On East Church Street (New York State Route 31F) at South Main Street (New York State Route 250), on the right when traveling west on East Church Street.
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
On West Church Street (New York State Route 31F) at Potter Place, on the left when traveling west on West Church Street.
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
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) just west of Relim Blvd., on the right when traveling east.
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
On Manitou Beach Road (New York State Route 261) 0.1 miles south of Braddocks Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
Near Braddock Bay State Parkway, 0.2 miles north of East Manitou Road (County Route 140).
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
On Braddock Bay State Parkway, 0.2 miles north of East Manitou Road (County Route 140), on the right when traveling east.
Destination Montreal In 1759, the British plan for defeating the French in North America involved major expeditions that would cut off French supply routes up and down the St. Lawrence River, block French advances south through the Champlain . . . — — Map (db m90216) HM