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Corn Hill Orphanage GravestoneIt was a bitter cold January night in 1901 and the 109 children at the Rochester Orphan Asylum on Hubbell Park had all settled in for sleep […]
Lunsford Park (home to the Corn Hill gazebo) was originally known as “Caledonia Square”, when laid out in 1837. The names of the streets off the circle, Edinburgh and Glasgow, […]
The Third Ward National Register District The Third Ward Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places in July, 1974, is roughly bound by Adams Street on the […]
“Holidays in the Third Ward are observed much as elsewhere in the city. There was a time, to be sure, when New Year’s Day took on a character of its […]
It was a crisp fall day on October the 2nd, 1979 when a flatbed truck carrying a large strange-looking object made its way through the streets of Rochester. Startled onlookers […]
The district’s neighborliness perhaps finds its most distinctive expression in those “good byes” and “welcome homes” which it extends to the summer travelers. It is a custom to leave on […]