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Southeast Rochester, New York (Images of America Series)
     

Southeast Rochester, New York (Images of America Series)

by Rose O'Keefe
 

Southeast Rochester provides an overview of the

neighborhoods that exploded with the development of the

Erie Canal from the 1820s to the 1890s. The early South

Avenue District stretched from the original canal and the

Genesee River to the ancient glacial hills once called the

Pinnacle Range. Noteworthy sites include Mount Hope

Cemetery, the

Overview


Southeast Rochester provides an overview of the

neighborhoods that exploded with the development of the

Erie Canal from the 1820s to the 1890s. The early South

Avenue District stretched from the original canal and the

Genesee River to the ancient glacial hills once called the

Pinnacle Range. Noteworthy sites include Mount Hope

Cemetery, the nation’s first municipal cemetery and final

resting place for the Frederick Douglass family and the

Susan B. Anthony family; Highland Park, designed by

Frederick Law Olmsted; the University of Rochester; and

Colgate Divinity School.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738545097
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,303,583
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Rose O’Keefe is a freelance writer and author of Rochester’s South Wedge. As editor of the Wedge

newspaper of the South Wedge Planning Committee and a neighborhood volunteer, she has had a close-up look at every nook and cranny in the neighborhood. She is a member of Whistle Stop Writers writing group, Rochester Area Children’s Writers and Illustrators, and the Arts and Cultural Council. With its blend of photographs and memories, Southeast Rochester unveils an unforgettable view of these thriving urban neighborhoods.

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