The Chili District No. 4 School was built in 1848 and operated as such until 1952. On September 19, 1965, it was dedicated as a museum.
Established by legislation passed February 22, 1822, the Township of Chili is believed to have been named after . . . — — Map (db m57781) HM
The Genesee River rises in Pennsylvania and flows northward 150 miles before emptying into Lake Ontario. Starting as a placid stream, the Genesee, in Letchworth State Park, plunges over three impressive cataracts, dropping 300 feet in three miles. . . . — — Map (db m57085) HM
A Railroad Takes Over the Canal
The Genesee Valley Canal Railroad purchased the Genesee Valley Canal after it closed in 1878 or $100 a mile and began building tracks on the canal's towpath. By the time the line was opened here at . . . — — Map (db m64946) HM
Scottsville & Genesee River Canal
In the 1830s, farmers and businessmen built a railroad and canal to get their crops, gypsum, and flour from the mills in Caledonia, Mumford, Wheatland Center, and Garbutt to the Genesee River, Rochester, and . . . — — Map (db m64947) HM