“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Brighton, New York

Clickable Map of Monroe County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Monroe County, NY (405) Genesee County, NY (105) Livingston County, NY (160) Ontario County, NY (158) Orleans County, NY (140) Wayne County, NY (159)  MonroeCounty(405) Monroe County (405)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  LivingstonCounty(160) Livingston County (160)  OntarioCounty(158) Ontario County (158)  OrleansCounty(140) Orleans County (140)  WayneCounty(159) Wayne County (159)
Rochester is the county seat for Monroe County
Brighton is in Monroe County
      Monroe County (405)  
      Genesee County (105)  
      Livingston County (160)  
      Ontario County (158)  
      Orleans County (140)  
      Wayne County (159)  
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1 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — Ambrose Hall
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
2 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — Amos B. Buckland
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
3 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — Indian Landing
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
4 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — Route of Original Erie Canal
Route of Original Erie Canal 1817 - 1825 Enlarged 1836-1862 Abandoned 1920, on completion of Barge Canal / Rochester Harbor Map (db m115306) HM
5 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — Seminary - 1845
Seminary - 1845 Built for Celestia Bloss author, teacher-principal of Clover Street Seminary. It reopened in 1868 as St. Mark's School for Boys. Map (db m115307) HM
6 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — The Buckland / Horst House
Constructed circa 1830 of brick made from Brighton clay by the Buckland family. Site of the Horst dairy farm from 1900 through 1945 Map (db m115305) HM
7 New York, Monroe County, Brighton — The Empire State Trail
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
8 New York, Monroe County, Brighton, Strong — The Genesee Expressway
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
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9 New York, Monroe County, Rochester, Brighton — Boyhood Home Site
Edward R. Crone, Jr. (1923-45). Inspiration for "Billy Pilgrim" character in Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five. Died P.O.W. in Dresden, GermanyMap (db m231600) HM
10 New York, Otsego County, Brighton — Brighton
Site of 2d match factory in U.S., Eaton and Stanton owners 1845-50, 1st post office in town 1807, Ivory Holland, 1st post master.Map (db m142402) HM
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Sep. 28, 2023