This updated edition marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of rochester it is a narrative history of the ten generations that inhabited and built what began as a mill town on the genesee falls and which has grown into one of upstate new yorks key cities. Rochester on the genesee the growth of a city blake mckelvey format book edition 2nd ed published syracuse syracuse university press 1993 description xvii 333 p 16 p of plates ill 23 cm series new york classics notes includes index subject headings rochester ny history isbn. This updated edition marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of rochester it is a narrative history of the ten generations that inhabited and built what began as a mill town on the genesee falls read more. This article documents the history of rochester new york in western new york statesettlement began in the late 18th century and the city flourished with the opening of the erie canalit became a major manufacturing center and attracted many italians germans irish and other immigrants as well as a dominant group of yankees of new england origin. Latest business growth headlines from the greater rochester area rochester rochester toggle navigation log in watch live capitalizing on cannabis in new york state rochester solar energy report finds economic benefits to renewable shift hundreds line up for genesees new dream ale rochester bring on the mead ny state now
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