Swing Bridge Destruction Progress

I went to see the progress on the swing bridge at Charlotte that is being dismantled. I was really surprised to that it is almost completely gone. It has only been a little over a month since the work started. Most of the steel work is gone. If you click on the photo you can …

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Swing Bridge Being Dismantled

Work has begun on dismantling the Hojack swing bridge that crosses the Genesee River at Charlotte. The bridge was built in 1905 by the King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio. It was made to take the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad (RW & O) across the river. It turned in the middle to let the …

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River Romance Weekend

This weekend (Friday through Sunday) is River Romance Weekend. There are many activities all revolving around the Genesee River. The first thing to happen on Friday at 2:00p.m. is the ribbon cutting of the new Heritage Trail. his takes place out in front of the Blue Cross Arena. Then there are walking tours at 3, …

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History talk

Charlotte was attacked four times by the British fleet during the War of 1812.  Jim Fisher will describe these events and the details of those attacks which occurred on Oct 1, 1812, June 15, 1813, Sept 11, 1813 and May 14, 1814. The Greece Historical Society presents “Attack on Charlotte in the War of 1812”  …

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