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Rochester, New York, USA

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Where is Rochester, New York, USA? 

Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA
Rochester is a city in Monroe County, New York State, south of Lake Ontario in the United States. The Rochester metropolitan area is the second largest economy in New York State, behind New York City. Known as The World's Image Centre, it was also once known as The Flour City, and more recently as The Flower City. It is the county seat for Monroe County.wikipedia


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Rochester, New York, USA - Rochester from Mount Hope Cemetery
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Rochester, New York, USA

Rochester from Mount Hope Cemetery
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
  
Rochester, New York, USA - The Folding Pocket Kodak
Loads in Daylight
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Rochester, New York, USA

The Folding Pocket Kodak
Loads in Daylight
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Rochester, New York, USA - Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Rochester, New York, USA

Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Rochester, New York, USA - Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

Sen-Sen Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Rochester, New York, USA

Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

Sen-Sen Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Rochester, New York, USA - Northeast corner of Main and State Street, Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA

Northeast corner of Main and State Street, Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA - Four Corners - Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA

Four Corners - Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA - Public Market, Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA

Public Market, Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, New York, USA - Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester Herald, Rochester, N.Y., Friday, December 3, 1926.
Rochester, New York, USA

Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester Herald, Rochester, N.Y., Friday, December 3, 1926.

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News  1812 - June 1 - Snow whitened the ground in Rochester NY

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June 1, 1812
News  1836 - Greatest Flour Manufactory
Rochester, New York, is said to be the greatest flour manufactory in the world. There are 21 mills, ...Read MORE...

News  1846 - DESTRUCTIVE CONFLAGRATION AT ROCHESTER.
A fire broke out at Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday morning in the billiard room of Geo. W. Hall,...Read MORE...

News  1847 - VIOLENT THUNDER STORM - THREE PERSONS KILLED BY LIGHTNING.
This city was visited soon after midnight, Tuesday morning, with a thunder storm of unusual...Read MORE...

News  1848 - Arose from the Dead
At Rochester, New York, on Thursday, a man was taken from the canal who was thought to be drowned....Read MORE...

News  1851 - Musings
Certain ingenious and enterprising physicians in Rochester, New York, have discovered that the...Read MORE...

1852 - July 5 – Frederick Douglass delivered his famous speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" in Rochester, New York.

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July 5, 1852
News  1858 - Breakfast Divorce
A suit for divorce is pending in Rochester, New York, which originated in a dispute between Mr. B....Read MORE...

News  1869 - A Mrs. Knight, of Rochester, N.Y., a few days ago, procured a boat and went to the rescue of a man who was struggling in the water about three hundred yards from the shore.
She grasped him by the hair of the head and managed with one hand to paddle the boat ashore. Mrs....Read MORE...

News  1871 - November 18 - American suffragette Susan B Anthony arrested after voting on the 5th November in Rochester NY

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November 18, 1871
News  February 28, 1900 - A massive storm spreads record snows from Kansas to New York State. Snowfall totals ranged up to 43 inches at Rochester NY.

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February 28, 1900
News  1901 - ROCHESTER'S HORROR. TOTAL DEATHS IN THE ORPHAN ASYLUM DISASTER NUMBER TWENTY-EIGHT.
TWENTY-SIX OF THEM CHILDREN.

FRIGHTFUL SCENE WHEN THE FIREMEN ARRIVED - WINDOWS FULL OF...Read MORE...

Old Photos of Rochester (N.Y.) - 1903-1915


Old Photos of Rochester (N.Y.) - 1903-1915 (www.youtube.com)
News  1904 - COSTLY FIRE.
ROCHESTER, N. Y., July 6 - Fire started in the picture frame gallery of H. E. Hugus at noon, and...Read MORE...

1906
Rochester, a city, capital of Monroe co., N.Y., is situated on both sides of the Genesee River, 7...Read MORE...

News  1932 - March 14 – George Eastman, founder of Kodak, commits suicide.

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March 14, 1932

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