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By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
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New York (Monroe County), Avon — Tuscaroras
Site of a setttlement of
Tuscaroras
6th Nation of Iroquois League. Driven from Carloinas by British 1714-1722 — Map (db m52245) HM
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 — 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 — Henry Martin House - 1829
Placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m65367) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Home of Simeon B. Jewett
Home of Simeon B. Jewett 1801-1869 Political leader, jurist, partner of Henry R. Selden, U.S. Marshal, Northern N.Y. under President Buchanan. — Map (db m65368) 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
New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Bushnell's Basin
Historic District Western Terminus Erie Canal 1822-1825 1800's farming community Trolley stop R&E Railroad — Map (db m57681) HM
New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Historic Landmark — Early Burial Ground
1832-1950 Established on a one-acre tract of land given to the town by Joshua Scryver — Map (db m57707) HM
New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Richardson Tavern
Beside old Erie Towpath at Hartwell's, now Bushnell's Basin, near Great Embankment western canal terminal 1821-1823 Shipping port until after 1850. — Map (db m62001) HM
New York (Monroe County), Chili — Chili Landmark
East Pultney Congregational Church organized 1816, sanctuary erected 1818. This structure, 1832. From a marsh wilderness, frontier Christians built a symbol of enduring beauty. — Map (db m58031) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — B.T. Roberts
Founded Chili Seminary in 1866. His life and service is honored in the name of Roberts Wesleyan College chartered in 1949 — Map (db m58044) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Early Stage Stop
Here in 1867, the old tavern, stage stop and post office on historic Buffalo Road became the location of Chili Seminary, a school founded in 1866 by Benjamin Titus Roberts as the first educational institution for the Free Methodist Church of North . . . — Map (db m58045) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Founded 1843
Churchville Graded School occupied this building until 1895. A fine example of the lost art of building with cobblestones. — Map (db m58023) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Francis E. Willard
Great Temperance Leader was born in house standing on this site Sept. 28, 1839. The Willards left this home for Ohio two years later. — Map (db m58041) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Hotel Creek
28 settlers spent winter, 1806, in surveyor's cabin called "The Hotel." First Riga home, 1806, by Elihu Church, owner of this land — Map (db m58028) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — In Memoriam
Francis E. Willard Born in Churchville, NY September 1839. Died February 17, 1898. An advocate of temperance who devoted her life to that cause. "By their fruits ye shall know them." — Map (db m58040) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Mill Site
Samuel Church, founder of the Village of Churchville, built a saw mill and flour mill on this site in 1810. — Map (db m58043) HM
New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Riga
First known as West Pulteney after Sir William Pulteney, Bath, England. Early land owner: renamed in honor of Riga, Latvia on April 8, 1808

Berkshire, Mass. Pioneers included Richard, Elihu and Samuel Church, who gave their name to Churchville . . . — Map (db m108501) HM

New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson
Clarkson Established April 2, 1819 as part of Murray; named for General Matthew Clarkson, early land owner and Brigidier General, New York State Militia. Clarkson Congregational Church oldest rural church structure in Monroe County, built . . . — Map (db m109971) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson Community Church
Clarkson Community Church Clarkson's first pioneer church. Oldest church on Ridge Road west of the Genesee River, in Monroe County. Organized as a congre- gational society in 1816. Erected 1825. Dedicated 1828. Clarkson's original academy . . . — Map (db m109964) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Henry R. Selden
Henry R. Selden 1805-1885 Lieut. Gov. and judge lived here. George B. Selden inventor of "Selden Patent" for automobiles was born here — Map (db m109969) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Houston Tavern
A popular stopping place in stage coach days. Built soon after 1825 for Isaac Houston who was the sole proprietor for many years. — Map (db m65366) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — In Commemoration of the Sacrifice
In commemoration of the sacrifice and service of our revolutionary ancestors and pioneers who braved the wilderness and made a settlement in Clarkson in 1803. This memorial, a section of a column from an early courthouse of Monroe County, . . . — Map (db m110006) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Lewis Swift
Widely known astronomer, discoverer of 12 comets and over 1200 nebulae, was born here in 1820. — Map (db m65365) HM
New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Philip Boss
Philip Boss artist and cabinet maker, lived here from 1820 to 1830. Moving to Rochester, then, he achieved great popularity as a painter of portraits — Map (db m109967) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Concrest
This neighborhood of poured concrete houses was developed by Kate Gleason in the 1920s. These European-like structures were built to last 100 years. — Map (db m65111) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Dedicated by the Citizens
Dedicated by the Citizens of East Rochester in Honor of Those Who Served in the World War 1917-1918 — Map (db m101162) WM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Eddie James "Son" House Jr.
Eddie James "Son" House Jr., father of the delta blues, worked at the E.R. railroad carshops on this location from 1944-1946. East Rochester local history — Map (db m101127) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Edmund Lyon Park
Opened in 1916 on land donated by Kate Gleason. Named after local financier Edmund Lyon. Original bandstand built in 1916, replaced in 1988. — Map (db m56270) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — ER Veteran's Memorial
ER Veteran's Memorial Station of Heroes with profound respect from a grateful community to our brave veterans who served our nation in war. Maintained by ER American Legion Post ER Veterans of Foreign Wars People of ER Special . . . — Map (db m101185) WM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Eyer Block
Construction began in 1899 It was built in three sections by Harry Eyer, a local real estate developer Destroyed by fire in 1914, it was rebuilt on its present site. E.R. local history — Map (db m101131) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Fryatt House
Fryatt House Built in 1917. Home to B.J. and Retta Fryatt. Pioneer village residents and first business owners. Donated to village in 1955 for library. E.R. local history — Map (db m101132) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Lincoln Mills
It was one of 25 mills located on Irondequoit Creek in the 1800s. Built by Andrew Lincoln in 1847. Flour was shipped to Albany and New York by the Erie Canal. Fire destroyed the mill in the 1920s. — Map (db m64557) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Municipal Water System
Established in 1935 on this site, wells using the pre-glacial channel of the old Genesee River provided the Village of East Rochester with water until 1992. — Map (db m56266) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Nick Verzella
This bandstand is dedicated to Nick Verzella for his many years of educational services to the sons and daughters of East Rochester. He also served our country during World War II and continues to play an active role in Memorial Day and Veterans Day . . . — Map (db m101161) WM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Ontario Drill Works
Ontario Drill Works Grain drill manufacturer considered the "Cadillac" of grain drills Ontario St. named after them Located here 1900-1961 East Rochester local history — Map (db m101130) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Penfield Station
Penfield Station Built in 1884, it served as the main freight/passenger terminal for the New York Central Railroad until 1900. It continued as a freight house until the 1960s when it became a local commercial establishment. East Rochester . . . — Map (db m101128) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Perinton Hotel
Site of one of the first buildings in town. 1898 R.R. station was directly across the street. Station torn down in 1950 — Map (db m70707) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Rialto Theater
Rialto Theater Built in 1919 by Harold Dygert. Renamed the Capri in 1961. Converted to apartments in 1966. Questa candy store was adjacent to the theater. E.R. local history — Map (db m101134) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — School District No. 9
School District No. 9 formed 1822 in towns Perinton & Pittsford First school built 1835 Later brick and stone school was used 1856 - 1898 — Map (db m101129) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Site of Tunnel
Site of tunnel which took workers under the RR tracks to the car shops. Established in 1897 the Merchant Despatch Transportation Co. was largely responsible for the early growth of the village. — Map (db m70706) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — The Piano Works
Opened in 1905, these buildings housed the largest piano manufacturing facility in the world. This poured concrete structure, unique to the area, produced high-quality pianos until 1985. — Map (db m65110) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Water Tower
Erected in 1935 replacing a smaller tank on Lincoln Road and Filbert Place. It provided was to village for many years, ending in 1992. — Map (db m70708) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Worthing Homestead
Built in 1859 the land was a working farm into the 1940s. By 1952 the land was sold for a housing development. At that time Worthing Terrace and a portion of Eaglehead Road were constructed. — Map (db m64560) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — American Can Company
Sanitary can developed on this site by G.W. Cobb in 1904 — Map (db m57772) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Baird Road
Historic District Site of 1800's farming community. First Perinton subdivision. R.S. & E. Trolley Stop — Map (db m65108) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Burying Ground
Opened 1826 by Fairport Burying Ground Society. In 1890 reorganized as Greenvale Cemetery. Early settlers buried here. — Map (db m57741) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Center Cemetery
Early burial ground established 1813 on land given by Lyman Barker — Map (db m57682) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — D. Marsh Field
Site of town's first Little League Baseball field. Dedicated to P. David Marsh on June 8, 1953. — Map (db m65119) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — De Land Chemical Co.
Site of Saleratus Works established 1852 by the De Land family. The product which sold internationally helped develop Fairport. — Map (db m57739) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Erie Canal Inn
Erected at Fullamtown 1822 by Elisha Fullan. Housed 1st Perinton Post Office. Moved here 1850. Site if the 1st Fairport Library. — Map (db m57769) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Fullam's Basin
Early rival of Fairport. Named for Elisha Fullam. From this settlement Erie Canal passengers often took stage to Rochester. — Map (db m65106) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Hamlet of Egypt
Historic District Site of 1st town meeting Stagecoach and trolley stop Farming & canning center — Map (db m61903) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Hart's Woods
Has been designated a National Natural Landmark This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environment — Map (db m57738) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — New York State Canals — The Great American Canal
The Erie Canal was the most important of America’s inland waterways. It facilitated the opening of the American frontier and provided a route west for tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants. Villages, towns, and cities were born along its . . . — Map (db m65107) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Old Erie Canal — 1825-1975
150th Anniversary commemorated Sept. 1975 — Map (db m57770) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Spice Mill
Near this site in 1883, the R.T. French Co. began milling spices. A fire in 1885 destroyed the plant causing move to Rochester. — Map (db m57773) HM
New York (Monroe County), Gates — Gates
Established March 30, 1802 as part of Northampton. June 10, 1812 named for General Horatio Gates, hero of Saratoga, 1777. Subdivided into Gates and Greece March 22, 1822. Geographical center of Monroe County. "County Cornerstone" — Map (db m60142) HM
New York (Monroe County), Gates — Harris Seed Farm
1879 Founded by Joseph Harris editor and owner of the "Genesee Farmer" 1856-1865 County of Monroe 1959 — Map (db m65114) HM
New York (Monroe County), Gates — Town of Gates
Town of Gates Named in 1813 Last remnant of old town of Northampton — Map (db m60141) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Bird Migration Research — Long Term Migratory Bird Data — Natural History
Stopover Ecology This area provides critical food, cover from exposure to the elements and predators, suitable habitat for resting, and other resources migrant land birds need along their migration route. The area is protected and studied by . . . — Map (db m90204) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Braddock Bay Hawk Watch — Following the Curve of the Shore — Natural History
Migrating Hawks Warming temperatures and southerly winds, preferably southwest here, produce flights of hundreds of thousands of raptors at Braddock Bay in a single day, making the shore along Braddock Bay one of the finest places in North . . . — Map (db m90244) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Converge on Montreal — The British Plan — French & Indian War
Destination Montreal In 1759, the British plan for defeating the French in North America involved major expeditions that would cut off French supply routes up and down the St. Lawrence River, block French advances south through the Champlain . . . — Map (db m90216) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Henpeck
The Port of South Greece with the "8 Mile Grocery" and post office, School No. 12, apple dryhouse, 25 houses, and 2 doctors' offices was a busy Erie Canal stop in the 1800s. — Map (db m58066) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Community's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated Stamp . . . — Map (db m62091) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Long Pond Site
An Iroquois group camped here around 1400 A.D. Ash beds excavated in 1912 yielded artifacts of bone, stone and pottery. County of Monroe, 1961. — Map (db m77156) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Old Ridge Road
Molded by the great glacier and long an Indian trail. Traveled by pioneers' oxcarts, covered wagons, stagecoaches. Town of Greece founded 1822. — Map (db m60144) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Old Trolley Route
Old Trolley Route 1891-1925 Rochester-Grand View Beach and later Rochester-Manitou Railroad linked resorts of a gay era at the lakeside. — Map (db m62093) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — A New Park
The young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps' Company 1252 built much of what you see in the park today, including the comfort station and concession stand here. They built these structures from heavy stone and wooden timbers that they quarried . . . — Map (db m82682) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — Building a Park
Originally called Northwest Beach Park when Monroe County began its development in 1929, the park's name was changed to Hamlin Beach State Park when New York State took title in January 1938. Company 1252 of the Civilian Conservation Corps arrived . . . — Map (db m82648) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — Hamlin No. 14
The last common school district in the county to operate a one-room school, annexed to Hilton Central School District, Sept. 1956. — Map (db m78363) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — The CCC Goes to Work
In 1935 and 1936, the young men of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1252 pruned trees, cleared the beach, and built roads and a large parking area in the park. They also quarried stone in Orleans County that would later be used to construct the . . . — Map (db m82655) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — The West Shelter
The West Shelter, or Shelter 3 as it is known today, was built by the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1252 in 1937. They quarried the stone locally and cut the timbers in the CCC camp sawmill. The West Shelter as it . . . — Map (db m82681) HM
New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — District No. 6
Built 1882 Closed 1944 No. 6 was one of 11 districts in Henrietta - 588 students 1 class - 8 grades - 18 pupils water pail - stove - two privies Commemorated 1993 — Map (db m58094) HM
New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — The East Henrietta Village
On this crossroads of East Henrietta and Lehigh Station Roads arose an early settlement known as the East Henrietta Village. It was critical to development of town. Early Buildings 1824 - Brick general store built at 3118 East Henrietta Road. . . . — Map (db m58095) HM
New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — The Great American Canal — The Canal System
The Great American Canal The Erie Canal was the most important of America’s inland waterways. It facilitated the opening of the American frontier and provided a route west for tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants. Villages, town, and . . . — Map (db m110008) HM
New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — The Headmaster's House and the Monroe Academy
This brick building at 3045 East Henrietta Road was built in 1826 for the headmaster of "The Monroe Academy", a secondary boarding school located across the street. The academy, built 1826 from bricks from the Deming Brickyard, was an impressive . . . — Map (db m58096) HM
New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — The West Henrietta Village
On this crossroads of West Henrietta and Erie Station Roads arose an early settlement known as the West Henrietta Village. It was critical to the development of the Town of Henrietta, NY.

Early Buildings: Chapman Hotel built 1821; second hotel . . . — Map (db m57777) HM

New York (Monroe County), Henrietta — West Henrietta Farm
Site of four-generation West Henrietta farming operation: The Tirabassi Farm Market, (1965-1995) and the Tirabassi Family Homestead (1932-2000) at 5569 West Henrietta Road. Established by Emidio Tirabassi of Sulmona, Italy and his sons Frank, . . . — Map (db m57776) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hilton — Hojack Railroad
Opened as Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg RR, 1876. Fruit shipments by rail made Hilton prosper & grow. Last train ran March 31, 1978. — Map (db m60138) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — An Early Doctor
John Smyles came to Irondequoit 1805, also farmer, journalist, supervisor, abolitionist. Built this home in 1850. — Map (db m65239) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — British Army Encampment — Prideaux's Campaign — French & Indian War
Bivouac For two days, July 2nd and 3rd, 1759, a force of 3,000 soldiers under the command of Brigidier General John Prideaux camped here. The army was advancing along the lake on a campaign from Oswego to Four Mile Creek, near Fort Niagara. . . . — Map (db m90266) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Cobblestone Blacksmith Shop
Cobblestone Blacksmith Shop The oldest building in Irondequoit. Built in 1830 by Ransford Perrin. — Map (db m90154) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Fort Des Sables
Fort Des Sables A French trading post built by Joncaire near this site in 1717 as a Seneca link to New France. Aroused British ire. — Map (db m90157) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Grant Homestead
In the 1830's Sydney Grant pioneered West Irondequoit's schools with free evening classes in his home. — Map (db m93910) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Here Stands one of the Oldest Pieces of Earth
Here stands one of the oldest pieces of earth known to man. The complex crystalline structure of this boulder shows that it is not a native of this region but is related to rocks in Canada far north of here. Thousands of years ago it was torn from . . . — Map (db m90156) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Irondequoit Bay — Historic New York
From Irondequoit Bay, Indian trails led southward to Seneca villages and on to the Ohio country. LaSalle abd French missionaries arrived in 1669. In 1687, Marquis de Denonville, governor of New France, landed with soldiers and Indian allies to . . . — Map (db m93767) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
Live acts on the Front Lawn have entertained thousands over the past century. To name just a few: lion & tiger tamers, flying trapeze acts, high diving shows (including horses!), Freddy's Funny Ford, alligator wrestling, song & dance shows, . . . — Map (db m86458) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
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New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
Before autos became the primary means of travel, today's south parking lot featreud some popular attractions. Danceland was home to big-name swing bands playing for your dancing pleasure (interior shot insert). The original Dodgem (aka Bumper Cars) . . . — Map (db m86529) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
This photo shows the earliest version of the 1920 Jack Rabbit coaster and its loading station - which burned in 1923. The station has been modified over the years (see the 1950's inset with banners and ticket booth) and the ride has been rebuilt . . . — Map (db m86539) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
The "pole construction" building, now the park office, is shown here in its original location on Culver Road. The building originally served as a pavillion at the end of the trolley line. Later it was enclosed, became a restaurant and then a gift . . . — Map (db m86543) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
The merry-go-round is the centerpiece of the park's colorful history. It was in 1904 that George Long Sr. brought his 12-year-old son George Jr. (inset) and the family to operate a carousel concession. This was one of several rides built and run by . . . — Map (db m86550) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
In the Fifties, this area featured rides like Boats and Turtles, which later movd to today's Kiddie City. The original Goofy House was first a dark walk-thru, and later had a rotating barrel, 2-story slide, moving stairs, and tilted room - plus the . . . — Map (db m86554) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
Several kiddie rides were located under a porch roof on this spot in the 1950's, including the Horse & Buggy Ride (inset), A decade later, the Go Carts operated here - gas powered carts you'd drive around a track with wooden bumper rails. Soon the . . . — Map (db m86555) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
Today's home-grown Bobsleds ride began as the park's Junior Coaster, as shown here in the large picture. The early ride featured boxy cars (left inset) that rode on flat tracks on a simple two-level structure. But in the Sixties, park owner George . . . — Map (db m86557) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Our Irondequoit
Our Irondequoit melon was developed here on the Wm. Sutton farm. Its seed was first sold 1899. Very famous for its taste. Wiped out by blight 1940s. — Map (db m90142) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Paddy Hill School
Paddy Hill School Formerly School No. 5 School District Est 1823. Property purchased for $50 on Oct. 1, 1839 for first school on this site. — Map (db m90141) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Pioneer Home
Pioneer Home built about 1830 on Ridge Road just west of Culver, this sturdy New England "salt box" style home has been moved twice. — Map (db m90153) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Seneca People
With this marker, the Town of Irondequoit honors the Seneca People, whose ancient trails cross this land. We honor The Keepers of the Western Door who hunted and fished, lived and planted food here. To the People of the Great Hill, we . . . — Map (db m63994) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Swayne's Corners
Swayne's Corners Town of Irondequoit organized April 2, 1839 at his early crossroad settlement. Here later were Swayne's Hotel and, until 1957, Forest House. — Map (db m90169) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — The Leopold Lion
Edward F. Long and his family - the first generation of the family that now owns and operates Seabreeze - began building carousels in Philadelphia in 1876. They built eight major carousels, and the animals were carved in local shops primarily by the . . . — Map (db m86412) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — The Seabreeze Time Line
Take a walk through the park's colorful history of providing family fun for over 130 years. c. 1879, The Park Opens The park opens in 1879 as the final stop on the Rochester & Lake Ontario Railroad Company's steam train line, running . . . — Map (db m86491) HM
New York (Monroe County), Mumford — First School West of the Genesee
Site of the first school west of the Genesee River. Built 1801. The first teacher was Miss Luseba Scott. Genesee County Bicentennial — Map (db m65219) HM
New York (Monroe County), Mumford — First United Church of Mumford
Built 1869-1883 "Bog" limestone quarried from a rare fossilized deposit on the Oliver Allen Farm east of Mumford — Map (db m65218) HM
New York (Monroe County), Mumford — McArthur Cabin
Findley McArthur and son built 20x30 cabin 1803-1805 of oak & poplar from farm. Sen. McNaughton's office attached on east side. — Map (db m58021) HM
New York (Monroe County), Mumford — Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 the first schoolhouse west of the Genesee River. Formed here in 1805 the First Pres. Kirk oldest living church west of the river. Marker set July 4, 1925 — Map (db m64561) HM
New York (Monroe County), Penfield — Daniel Penfield — Town Founder
Daniel Penfield Town Founder 1750-1840 The Penfield Bicentennial Committee dedicated this statue of town founder Daniel Penfield to the citizens of Penfield in commemoration of the town's bicentennial in 2010. Daniel Penfield, an astute . . . — Map (db m109984) HM
New York (Monroe County), Penfield — Penfield - 1810
Penfield - 1810 Named for Daniel Penfield original proprietor. First town meeting was held April 2, 1811 in early schoolhouse here. — Map (db m109982) HM
New York (Monroe County), Perinton — Hannan Homestead
Hannan Homestead occupied since 1810 by Hannan family. James Hannan, pioneer and 1812 soldier; son and grandson Perinton Supervisors. — Map (db m109973) HM
New York (Monroe County), Perinton — Town of Perinton — Early Burial Ground — 1817-1928
Established on a one-acre tract of land given to the town by the Northrup family. — Map (db m56268) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Cartersville
An active shipping port on the Erie Canal. Horses were changed here in the Towpath era. — Map (db m61913) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Changing Alignments — The Canalway Trail: Pittsford
Changing Alignments Lock 32, completed in 1916, is one of the third and last generation of locks to be built in Pittsford and in New York State. It replaced the Enlarged Erie Lock 62, built during the 1850s Enlargement which widened the . . . — Map (db m110014) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Cobblestone Academy
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New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — District #1
First school house in Monroe County was erected on this site in 1794. John Barrows was first teacher. — Map (db m57424) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Erie Canal — Albany to Buffalo
Begun 1817, completed 1825. Enlarged 1850's and early 1900's. This section opened 1822, making Pittsford an active commercial port. — Map (db m57405) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Erie Canal — Heritage Trail
"The Great Embankment" completed 1822 is one mile long, 70 feet high across Irondequoit Creek Valley — Map (db m57427) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — First Library
First Library in the Genesee Country. Northfield Library Co., 1803-1808, kept its books at the farm of Ezra Patterson, first librarian. — Map (db m101123) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Phoenix Hotel
Federal style inn built about 1812 to serve Erie Canal and turnpike trade. Restored in 1967 — Map (db m57428) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Pittsford Village
Founded August 1789 by Captain Simon Stone and Lieutenant Israel Stone — Map (db m57433) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Seneca Trail
Crossing the Irondequoit's thickly wooded perilous valley. Here Gen. Denonville expected an Indian ambush enroute to Gannagaro, 1687. — Map (db m57435) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Spring House - 1822
Resort hotel on stage route and near old lock 62 on the original Erie Canal renowned for sulphur springs nearby — Map (db m57431) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — The First House
The First House in Pittsford was erected on this spot by Israel Stone in 1789 — Map (db m64527) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — The Great American Canal — The Canal System
The Great American Canal The Erie Canal was the most important of America’s inland waterways. It facilitated the opening of the American frontier and provided a route west for tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants. Villages, town, and . . . — Map (db m110017) HM
New York (Monroe County), Riga — Early Church
First Congregational Church of Riga. Church society started 1806. Building erected 1823, copy of Hinsdale, Mass. Church — Map (db m58035) HM
New York (Monroe County), Riga — Riga Academy
A flourishing school for boarding and day pupils was organized here in 1846. The building was earlier known as Thomson's Tavern. — Map (db m58036) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — 1822 Lighthouse
Built where Indians camped and the William Hincher Family settled in 1792. Restored by the Lighthouse Historical Society in 1984. — Map (db m39970) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Austin Steward 1793-1869
Austin Steward, a freed slave, settled in Rochesterville in 1817, where he opened a butcher shop. In 1818, he constructed a two-story building on this site for his expanding grocery and dry goods store. Steward was a strong advocate of temperance . . . — Map (db m55772) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Battle of the Bulge
World War II This memorial is dedicated to the soldiers who fought in the bloodiest battle waged by the American army in World War II. The Ardennes Campaign was fought in Belgium and Luxembourg December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 Forcing the . . . — Map (db m62097) WM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Boat Building
The building of boats has been an important industry throughout the history of the port. The first schooner built on the Genesee was named the Jemima, built in the 1790's at the place known as "Fall Town," King's Landing and Hanford Landing. Also on . . . — Map (db m90557) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Broad Street
Broad Street is built over the way of The Erie Canal Which was completed in1825 This section was last used in the season 1919 The canal was an artery carrying life to many communities The steady flow of commerce from the Great Lakes to the . . . — Map (db m63997) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Casconchiagon
Indian village at falls nearby. Occupied until 1819. — Map (db m58205) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Champion of the Genesee River / A Beacon of Knowledge
"Champion of the Genesee River" [west side] Bill Davis was born May 6, 1918 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State University as an industrial engineer and came to Rochester in 1939 where he worked for the Eastman Kodak Company. . . . — Map (db m90512) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Charlotte Cemetery
Charlotte Cemetery Maintained by the County of Monroe Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War Veterans, Lake Captains, Sam Patch and first lighthouse keeper rest here. — Map (db m90172) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
A Strategic Location Charlotte was once a bustling commercial shipping port, the destination of sidewheelers and sailing vessels unloading supplies for a growing city and loading products from the region. Today the harbor is still an . . . — Map (db m90400) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery
This memorial has no identifying text other than a short excerpt from Theodore O'Hara's poem, Bivouac of the Dead On Fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread, And Glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the . . . — Map (db m70733) WM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Cobbs Hill Park / Cobbs Hill
Cobbs Hill Park Public land first acquired for the city's second distributing reservoir. Completed 1908. Capacity 144,000,000 Gallons. George Eastman donated land along Culver Road 1909 and with the financial help of other citizens the city . . . — Map (db m57402) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — County of Monroe
Created February 23, 1821 - Named for James Monroe Born April 28, 1758, Virginia - Died July 4, 1831, New York Major in the American Revolution - Senator from Virginia United States Minister to France and England Twice Governor of Virginia - . . . — Map (db m57092) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Crossing the River by Ferry
Native Americans and early French explorers traveled by canoe and used Irondequoit Bay as the entrance to Genesee Country. Since the river was the easiest way of shipping goods to the lake, Canandaigua merchants commissioned Oliver Culver (in 1803) . . . — Map (db m90567) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Crossroads of Transportation — Rochester transitions from horse & wagon to canals, railroads, subway, buses and automobiles
Canals provide an inexpensive way to move people and goods 1825 The Erie Canal The Erie Canal connects the Hudson River and Lake Erie. The 363 miles of navigable waterway provided a cost-efficient way to transport goods to and from the . . . — Map (db m61901) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Curtis Point
Dedicated by the County of Monroe and the City of Rochester in honor of Ted Curtis Visionary advocate for the City of Rochester, the Genesee River and the Erie Canal 14 July 2011 On the 20th anniversary of the Corn Hill Waterfront & . . . — Map (db m57771) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — D. Matthew Brown, Jr.
Neighborhood United Association proudly dedicates this plaque in honor of D. Matthew Brown, Jr., one of Rochester's founders and a visionary for whom Brown Street was named. In 1816, Dr. Brown settled in Rochester where he and his brother . . . — Map (db m62090) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Douglass Home
Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and editor of the "North Star", hid many fugitive slaves at his home on this site. — Map (db m65160) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Early Mills and Races
In 1789 Ebenezer "Indian" Allen built the first saw and grist mills in the 100-acre tract. The tract was awarded to him in 1788 by Oliver Phelps during negotiations with the Seneca Tribe for the vast Phelps and Gorham Purchase. His mills, located . . . — Map (db m64523) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Ely House - 1837
Designed by Hugh Hastings for Hervey Ely in Greek temple style with wings occupied by Howard Osgood 1871-1905 and D.A.R. 1920- — Map (db m57091) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Erie Canal
Officially opened on October 26, 1825, the Erie Canal stretched 363 miles from Albany to Buffalo, connecting the Great Lakes with the Hudson River and the Port of New York. It carried thousands of pioneers from the east to Rochester and cut the cost . . . — Map (db m62082) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Ford Street Bridge — Formerly Clarissa Street Bridge
New York Historic Marker Ford Street Bridge (Formerly Clarissa Street Bridge) Originally built - 1918 Original width - 39' Rehabilitation date - 2001 New width - 50' — Map (db m101155) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Frederick Douglass — 1818-1895
Escaped Slave, Abolitionist, Suffragist, Journalist and Statesman. Founder of the Civil Rights Movement in America — Map (db m55840) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Frederick Douglass Home Site
Underground Railroad Sites Rochester's proximity to Lake Ontario afforded runaway slaves a direct route to freedom in Canada. Hundreds of runaway slaves were "conducted" from one "station" to another along this secret network of escape routes . . . — Map (db m65156) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — From Hunting Ground to City
The site on which this city is built was once the land of the Seneca Tribe, part of the Iroquois Nation. The Seneca named this region Gen-nis-he-yo, which means "pleasant valley". Hunters and fishermen once roamed the lakeshore, riverside and nearby . . . — Map (db m64522) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Front Street
Front Street, once noted for its markets and first local homes of poor immigrants, no longer exists. Laid out in the 1820s as two long blocks, Front Street was lined by low brick buildings. While the ground floors contained markets, small . . . — Map (db m64524) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Genesee River Gorge: 20,000 Years in the Making
The Earth is Constantly Changing Soils and sands get washed from mountainsides and settle into lakes and oceans where they are naturally compressed into layers of sedimentary rocks. The layers of rock are like pages of a book and tell the . . . — Map (db m64530) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Genesee River Gorge: Centuries of Conflict in Pleasant Valley
The Genesee River valley, called by the Native Americans Gen-nis-he-yo (Geneseo) meaning "Pleasant Valley", was prized territory. In addition to providing transportation and an abundant resource for salmon fishing and hunting, the land had . . . — Map (db m64531) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Genesee River Gorge: Geology
Post-glacial erosion has exposed the geologic history of Rochester extending back hundreds of millions of years. During the past 12,000 years the Genesee River has cut and shaped the underlying bedrock to form Rochester's gorge and three falls. . . . — Map (db m62086) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Genesee River Gorge: Industrial & Urban Development — The Bausch Memorial Bridge and Surrounding Area
By 1855, ten grist mills, producing 500,000 barrels of flour annually, were located along Brown's Race. Twenty-five years later, power generated at Brown's Raceway estimated at 3,670 horsepower. It remained the most powerful water power system in . . . — Map (db m62085) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — George Eastman — 1854-1932
Both the Eastman School of Music and its magnificent Eastman Theater are vivid examples of the extraordinary vision of George Eastman. The school, founded in 1921 as the first professional school of the University of Rochester, is one of the world's . . . — Map (db m63992) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — George Eastman House
George Eastman House has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Site Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the . . . — Map (db m101153) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Grove Place
Beginning in the twentieth century, this historic neighborhood, now known as Grove Place, was home to some of the leading families of Rochester, including George Selden, an eminent Rochester patent attorney and inventor of the automobile gasoline . . . — Map (db m62098) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Hartwell Carver, M.D.
In memory of Hartwell Carver, M.D. a descendant of John Carver who came over in the May Flower A.D. 1620. He lived to see as an achieved fact what forty years before was to him a vision of the future. Many years of his life were devoted to . . . — Map (db m65161) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Have honor for Nathaniel Rochester
Have honor for Nathaniel Rochester after whom our city was named. Born in Virginia 21 February 1752 Colonel in the American Revolution Patriot Pioneer Founder He typified in his honorable public service and private enterprise the best . . . — Map (db m70731) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Highland Park
Rochester's first park, offered in 1883 by Ellwanger & Barry Nursery; Accepted Jan. 13, 1888. Park Commission formed May 1, 1888. — Map (db m56107) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Historic Site in Journalism
On this site, Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) published an anti-slavery newspaper, The North Star, and succeeding journals from 1847 until 1863. He had escaped from slavery in his youth and become one of the most eloquent speakers and aggressive . . . — Map (db m55692) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — In Honor of the Crew of USS Liberty
In Honor of the crew of the USS Liberty - AGTR 5, in recognition of their courageous and faithful service for military action on June 8, 1967 - The following decorations were awarded - ★ Congressional Medal of Honor ★ 2 Navy crosses, 38 . . . — Map (db m90788) WM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Indian Town
In primitive wilderness here was a large Algonkin village whose bark cabins and tilled fields covered nine acres — Map (db m55886) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Irondequoit and its Waterfront
Although most of the commercial activity took place on the west bank, Irondequoit rivaled Charlotte as a summer resort. At the north end of Irondequoit Bay was Sea Breeze with its docks, hotels and amusement park. Also on the bay were the Newport . . . — Map (db m90471) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Jonathan Child
First Mayor of Rochester, 1834-1835, Built the House in 1838 and lived here with his wife, Sophia Eliza Rochester Child, until 1850 — Map (db m55820) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Kelsey's Landing
Freedom was assured for escaping slaves who boarded Canadian vessels here at the end of the Underground Railroad. — Map (db m58198) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — King's Landing 1796
King's Landing 1796 First white settlement and lake port west of the Genesee River. Founded by Gideon King and Zadock Granger, Revolutionary soldiers, five log houses and a blacksmith shop were erected nearby on Landing Road with a . . . — Map (db m108623) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Lighthouses
Immediately after the War of 1812, there was a brisk and increased trade with Canada. In 1822, a lighthouse and two-room keeper's house were built on the bluff. In 1829, two piers were built to channel the river. A new wooden lighthouse was built at . . . — Map (db m90393) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Main Street Bridge
Before the first Main Street Bridge was completed in 1812, pioneers faced hazardous crossings of the Genesee River. In 1809, the state legislature ordered joint construction by Ontario and Genesee Counties of a bridge at the Old Falls. The new . . . — Map (db m64525) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Manufacturing in Charlotte
The blast furnace was Charlotte's major manufacturing facility. It was in operation from 1868 to 1927. Coal from Pennsylvania came in by rail. Hematite ore and limestone from Furnaceville arrived by barge. The furnace produced molten iron and the . . . — Map (db m90655) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Margaret Woodbury Strong — Collector Extraordinaire — People of the Coast
Margaret Woodbury Strong loved to play and recognized the importance of play to learning. She founded The Stong in 1968, and it opened to the public in 1982. The Strong is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted soley to the study of . . . — Map (db m101160) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Merchant Ship to Warship — Schooner-Gunboats in the U.S. Navy — War of 1812
Merchant Schooners In the spring of 1812 there were over 34 schooners in merchant service on Lake Ontario, transporting people and cargo. These small vessels carried 50-100 tons of cargo. Larger vessels were impractical since most lake port . . . — Map (db m90802) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Morning of February 18, 1861 — Abraham Lincoln
Near this spot on the morning of February 18, 1861 Abraham Lincoln addressed the citizens of Rochester. — Map (db m41805) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Morrie E. Silver — 1909-1974
The Man who saved baseball for Rochester in 1957, spearheading a stock drive he and 8,221 other bought shares in the team in order to purchase the franchise and stadium from the St. Louis Cardinals. This sculpture symbolizes his desire to preserve . . . — Map (db m58642) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark — Erie Canal
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark The Erie Canal Begun at Rome, N.Y., July 4, 1817 - Completed 1825 Benjamin Wright (1770-1842) Chief Engineer ASCE 1967 — Map (db m63996) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Ninth of November, 1886
In the evening of the ninth of November, 1886, The Manufactory of the Steam Gauge and Lantern Company, while filled with operatives was destroyed by a fierce and sudden fire in which thirty-four lives were lost. The remains of these six, burned . . . — Map (db m70894) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Nursery Office
Nursery Office Designed by A.J. Davis in the Gothic style, 1855 for Ellwanger and Barry, the nurserymen who made Rochester the Flower City. — Map (db m101157) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — On this site stood the Standard Brewing Company's main Brewery Building.
The Standard Brewing Company was established in 1889. The ornate building was designed by famed architect A.C. Wagner. The brewery specialized in porter and other ales. By 1915, the brewery was producing 50,000 barrels a year. Standard closed during . . . — Map (db m62088) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Original Site of Frederick Douglass Monument
This plaque marks the original site of a statue erected to honor Frederick Douglass, a former slave who became a leading spokesman for the abolitionist movement. The statue dedicated in 1899 was the first in America to honor the accomplishments of . . . — Map (db m65113) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Pioneer School
First schoolhouse in Rochester was built of wood on this site, 1813. It was replaced by a two-story stone building, 1836, and by this structure, 1873. — Map (db m57090) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge — Historic Marker — (Formerly Platt Street Bridge)
Historic Marker Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge (Formerly Platt Street Bridge) Originally Built - 1891 Rochester Bridge and Iron Works Converted to Pedestrian Mall - 1980 — Map (db m55773) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Port of the Genesee, New York
Port of the Genesee, New York. Original artwork by Christopher Blossom. Oil on Canvas 34" x 60" Commissioned by the law firm of Harris Beach and Wilcox. The Story of the Painting In 1990, the law firm of Harris Beach and Wilcox commissioned . . . — Map (db m90429) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Port on Lake Ontario
A variety of sailing vessels have come into our port. The steamboat Ontario visited the Genesee in 1817 on her maiden voyage. The sighting of a ship far off on the horizon and following her into port, a ship like today's Stephen B. . . . — Map (db m90721) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Portage Trail
Past this spot ran the portage trail from Irondequoit Bay to Red Creek in Genesee Valley Park. Its eastern end was at the Indian Landing. The portage followed the direction of Highland Avenue and skirted the base of Mt. Hope. It formed the part of . . . — Map (db m57404) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Post House
Quakers Isaac and Amy Post hid 15 fugitives overnight in their house, a station on the Underground Railroad at this site. — Map (db m55689) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Railroads — Transportation Crossroads
Charlotte was a transportation crossroads through which people and goods were moved. The area was served by three railroads: the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh, the New York Central, and the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburgh [Ogdensburg]. The Lake . . . — Map (db m90653) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Resort Area
Charlotte was not only an important commercial port, but it was also a renowned recreational area. Three railroads and an electric trolley brought countless passengers to the lakeshore. People came from as far away as Pittsburgh and Oswego. Hotels . . . — Map (db m90327) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Richardson Farm
Former underground railroad station, owner Dave Richardson was known by Blacks for his booming voice, 250 lb, 6 ft frame. City of Rochester 1834-1984 — Map (db m108719) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Rochester: Center of Freedom — Isaac and Amy Post home - stop on the Underground Railroad
This site later became the home of the Hochstein School of Music Amy and Isaac Post personified the dedication to temperance, abolition of slavery and women's rights that distinguished Rochester as a center of freedom in America. . . . — Map (db m63989) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Rochester's Early Banks
Diagonally across Franklin Street stands a fine example of the work of esteemed Rochester architect J. Foster Warner. This traditional banking house was built in 20th century Byzantine Style in 1928 for the Rochester Savings Bank. It features . . . — Map (db m56296) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Roll Coating Wheel
This Roll Coating Wheel represents the beginnings of the acetate film maufacturing process for the Eastman Kodak Company.

The acetate base is cast onto the wheel surface, cures enough to be stripped off after one revolution, and is conveyed . . . — Map (db m108714) HM


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