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American Revolution War/War of 1812 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel, November 3, 2019
American Revolution War/War of 1812 Marker
New York (Monroe County), Rush — American Revolution War/War of 1812
American Revolution War April 19, 1775-September 3, 1783 Some of Rush's earliest settlers were those men who served in the American Revolution or the 1779 Sullivan Expedition. The Sullivan Expedition, also known as the . . . — Map (db m142306) HM WM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — Baptist Colony
Baptist Colony 1804 Sixteen families from Connecticut settled here. First town meeting of Rush was held here, 1818. — Map (db m116944) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — 418 — Former School
Former School First District No. 10 school. Built 1845. Replaced in 1884. Burned 1916. Rebuilt 1917. Rush-Henrietta centralized in 1947. Building sold 1953. — Map (db m116947) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — Hallock House
Frederick Douglass often visited Quaker Wm. Hallock who induced him to reject John Brown's violent plans to free the slaves. — Map (db m58093) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — 417 — Ruland Homestead
Home built ca, 1815 by Jeremiah Ruland, War of 1812 veteran. Owned by Ruland family over 100 years. Kozimor purchased in 1954. — Map (db m132764) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — Rush Civil War Monument April 12, 1961 - May 9, 1865
( top photo) Jacob Stull Galentine (1835-1905) enlisted with the New York 136th Volunteers at age 28. He was born and grew up in Rush, the son of John and Isabella Stull Galentine. This 1888 photograph was taken at the NY 126th monument . . . — Map (db m142360) WM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — Rush World War I Memorial July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918
Left Photos: Brothers Harold Eugene Mattern and Oliver George Mattern, both born in West Rush, to George and Emma Mattern, entered military service in 1917 and 1918, respectively. Harold entered military service on July 7, 1917 at . . . — Map (db m142736) WM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park In memory of those who served their country in time of war. This site was presented to the town of Rush on April 2, 1948 by the Rush Improvement Association. — Map (db m116943) HM WM

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