In early days this was the home of banker Allen Ayrault and his wife Bethia. The Ayraults, promoters of business, civic, cultural and religious interests in the Valley, built this mansion in 1833 and called it "Big Tree Lodge". It was enlarged for . . . — — Map (db m58054) HM
Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth, October 1807 - May 1864. Mortally wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness. He believed in the Union, Emancipation, and the Genesee Valley, and for those he gave his life. — — Map (db m117013) WM
Cobblestone School ——··—— Built in 1838, this was the school house for Geneseo District No. 5 for nearly a century. In 1932 the building became the Livingston County Museum. The land was given by the Pioneer . . . — — Map (db m117009) HM
Built in 1830, the Livingston County Bank was the first bank in Livingston County.
Allen Ayrault of Big Tree Lodge was President until 1855.
From 1887 to 1983 the building served as the Geneseo Post Office.
Erected 1995 — — Map (db m158751) HM
History of Mining In The Genesee Valley
Rock Salt mining began in 1884, in Retsof NY, with the building of Empire Salt Company, which changed to Retsof Mining Company in 1885. The Sterling Mining Co, in Cuylerville, NY was built in 1890. The Gray . . . — — Map (db m158413) HM
Site of Camp Union ——··—— In a regimental camp near this spot, more than 700 men from this Valley were trained for Civil War service under the direction of Col. John Rorbach of Geneseo. They became Companies A-G of . . . — — Map (db m117008) HM
Geneseo's first church building occupied this site, facing the Village Square, from 1818 until 1884. This Presbyterian Church, known as "The White Church", contained in its tower a four-sided town clock, also a good bell, paid for in wool by Pioneer . . . — — Map (db m58053) HM
Site of Original Wadsworth Cabin ——··—— The Pioneer Wadsworth Brothers, James and William, arrived from Connecticut, June 10, 1790, and became Geneseo's first permanent settlers. The original dwelling of the . . . — — Map (db m117012) HM
Temple Hill ——··—— This area so called because Geneseo's earliest house of worship was here (1810). On this ridge was the first Livington County High School (1826), which later became Temple Hill Academy. Temple . . . — — Map (db m117007) HM
This Village Park is the site of the original settlement of Geneseo. When the pioneer settlers, James and William Wadsworth, came from Connecticut in 1790, the village which they founded was laid out with this plot as a typical New England "Village . . . — — Map (db m58051) HM