Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #41

This article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about the parks of Rochester. He also mentions the nursery business around Rochester and why we are known as the “Flower City.” The Rochester Park Commission was created in 1888. Since then work has …

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Old News – Rush at 150

The Town of Rush was planning all kinds of activities in celebration of their Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) in 1968. In this article the ladies were going to have a meeting to start planning events for the year. For such a small town, they are making big plans. The Honeoye Falls Times Thursday, April 18, 1968 …

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Hit Songs of 1968 – #13

This hit song is very depressing. “Honey” is about a man who is suffering from the death of his wife. He remembers her planting of a tree in their garden. He remembers when she wrecked the car. He keeps repeating that he misses her. Bobby Goldboro was first a guitar player for Roy Orbison. His …

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