Old News – Boy’s Band

The State Industrial School referred in this article dates back to 1846 when it was created as the Western House of Refuge (in Rochester) to house juvenile criminals. Then in 1850 it was decided to also send juveniles to W. H. of R. for crimes as minor as vagrancy. By 1855 there was a capacity …

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Valley View Cemetery, Rush, NY

Back in August of last year i wrote this blog post about Valley View Cemetery in Rush. That cemetery was used by the¬†School of Industry which was a school for delinquent boys. Yesterday, the Democrat and Chronicle ran a long story titled “Neglected in life, abandoned in death” by David Andreatta that gives a lot …

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