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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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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Newspaper from Rush, NY now online

Rochester Regional Library Council has put online a small run of the newspaper, “Rush Echo.” This small newspaper was published in the Town of Rush. only from Dec. 1879 to Dec. 1881. Besides local news, the newspaper included both deaths and marriages. This page on the RRLC website will let you search the newspaper. There …

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