Old News – Independence Day 1916

A traditional parade, baseball and games for children and adults are the highlights for Independence day in Fairport a hundred years ago THE FAIRPORT HERALD Thursday, June 28, 1916 FOURTH IN FAIRPORT. All the Fairport firemen are hoping for good weather next Tuesday, July 4, for it will be the occasion of the annual field …

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1969 La Balise Yearbook

The La Balise (1969) yearbook is for the Academy of the Sacred Heart school that used to be in Rochester. That was a Catholic girl’s school. Kathi M. let me scan the 1969 yearbook because it was the last yearbook of the school before it closed. The last senior class only had 20 girls so …

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Old News – Local Archeology

This article mentions that a committee was going to place a boulder in the memory of Lewis Henry Morgan (1818 – 1881). Do any of you know if there is a memorial boulder and where it is? THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Thursday, June 22, 1916 Archeologists Find a Pre-Iroquois Village on Estate of Admiral Hanford …

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Genealogical Guide

In 1986 I published the first “Genealogical Guide to Monroe County, NY.” Then I published new editions in 1996 and 2006. The 2006 edition is available for free on the Rochester Genealogical Society website. It has grown to be out of date and I was thinking it might be time to do something new. FamilySearch …

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