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Distant View of 1855 - 1944 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Pamela Scott, June 30, 2011
Distant View of 1855 - 1944 Marker
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 1855 - 1944 Frances Barrier Williams
Lecturer and suffragist, organized black women's club movement and helped found the NAACP in 1912. — Map (db m44340) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — American Revolutionary War Memorial
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 Brockport Capt. Joseph Roby Rev. Amos Frink Thos. Buck . . . — Map (db m75788) HM WM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport and the Canal
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
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport Central
Centralized 1927, first central school district in county, 34th in state, formed Aug. 17, 1927 from 19 area school districts — Map (db m42355) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport Central Rural High School
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
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Canal Commerce in Brockport Luther Gordon, the spirit of canal commerce in Brockport
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
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Main Street Brockport Enterprises in the Early 1900s Daniel Holmes, the spirit of 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 . . . — Map (db m75804) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Mary Jane Holmes 1828-1907
Author of 40+ novels which sold in the millions lived here at her "Little Brown Cottage". — Map (db m42179) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — McCormick Reapers
McCormick reapers made here in 1846. Seymour and Morgan by building 100 reapers for Cyrus McCormick began quantity production of reapers — Map (db m41049) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Morgan-Manning House
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
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — St. Luke's Episcopal Church
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1854 ——————— This structure has been designated an Historic . . . — Map (db m75783) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served our country ——————— This memorial dedicated May 31, 1976 as a bi-centennial project by the Harsch-Crisp-Seaman Post 379 American Legion and the . . . — Map (db m75760) WM

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