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First RIT Campus. . Rochester Athenaeum est. 1829 Mechanics Institute est. 1885 located here. Merged 1891 & renamed Rochester Institute of Technolocy in 1944. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
Douglass Home. . Frederick and Anna Douglass lived in a home on this site with their 5 children, 1848-1851 Welcomed freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
Hosea Rogers Pioneer and Lake Captain born at Carthage 1812 settled here 1832 built this hime 1852 died here in 1904
King's Landing First Rochester cemetery; site of first settlement. In its hallowed graves lie this rivers port's pioneers and veterans of three wars.
Changes Over Time19th Century Industrial Era For a century, starting in the 1870s, this area of the Genesee River was dominated by industrial uses. The railroad trestle, shown above, was built up on this site in 1909 to transfer coal from railroad…
Totiakton "In the great bend" July 1687, French victors over Senecas lifted their standards and claimed this country for Louis XIV.
Hopkins Homestead Settled by Col. Caleb Hopkins, hero of War of 1812. Given honor of naming Pittsford for his hometown in Vermont.
Site of Mill 1791 Built by Zebulon Norton of Vermont, first pioneer in village of Honeoye Falls.
Mendon Town Hall Originally a mill - circa 1827 on site of pioneer Zeblon Norton's 1791 mill. Purchased by town in 1985. Remodeled into Town Hall 1986-87. Supervisor - Arnold J. Leckie Councilman - Andrew Grasty Jr. Councilman - Robert W. Loss Cou…
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.
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