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The Genesee country & western New York through which the Genesee so proudly flows

being a brief discourse on an exceedingly fair & gentle land

by Hungerford, Edward

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Published by Gallery Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.),
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.),
    • New York (State) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edward Hungerford ; & embellished with relief prints by Norman Kent.
      ContributionsKent, Norman, 1903-1972.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.G2 H85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6498656M
      LC Control Number46005818

      Average climate in Genesee Falls, New York. Based on data reported by over 4, weather stations. Tornado activity: Genesee Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.. On 6/20/, a category F3 (max. wind speeds mph) tornado miles away from the Genesee Falls town .   Units: Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted Frequency: Annual Notes: The U.S. Census Bureau provides annual estimates of income and poverty statistics for all school districts, counties, and states through the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) program. The bureau's main objective with this program is to provide estimates of income and poverty for the . Grateful for the waterfalls that provided power for their mills, early settlers dubbed Rochester the "Flour City." For countless ghosts and spirits, however, the towns and cities of Genesee Country are simply called "home." Local tour guide and radio host Ralph Esposito brings to life stories of New York's strangest inhabitants.5/5(1).


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The Genesee country & western New York through which the Genesee so proudly flows by Hungerford, Edward Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Edward Hungerford; Norman Kent]. Genesee County is a county in the U.S. state of New of the census, the population Its county seat is Batavia. Its name is from Seneca word Gen-nis'-hee-yo, meaning "the Beautiful Valley". The county was created in and organized in Genesee County comprises the Batavia, NY micropolitan statistical area, which is also in the Rochester-Batavia Congressional district: 27th.

The Phelps and Gorham Purchase was the purchase in of 6, acres (24, km 2) of land in what is now western New York State from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for $1, (£,), to be paid in three annual installments, and the pre-emptive right to the title on the land from the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy for $ (£12,).

The Social Composition of Political Leadership: Genesee County New York, Kathleen Smith Kutolowski History of Genesee County, New York, Mary McCully, Ed. Western New York Land Transactions Karen E. Livsey. Western New York Land Transactions Karen E. Livsey. The Genesee Valley / Letchworth region straddles the Genesee River as it flows northward from its Pennsylvania origins to the outskirts of is a rich agricultural area with top soils along the river over 10 feet deep, and limestone deposits ground into the soil by thousands of years of glaciation.

Geology. The Genesee is the remaining western branch of a preglacial system, with rock layers tilted an average of 40 feet (12 m) per mile, so the river flows across progressively older bedrock as it flows begins in exposing the Allegheny Plateau's characteristic conglomerates: sandstones and shales in the rock columns of the Mississippian and Pennsylvanian y: United States.

Robert Morris of Massachusetts, purchased "Genesee Country" in and sold it to the Holland Company, a group of Dutch bankers, on J The Holland Company opened for business inthe first sale wasand they moved the office to Batavia when Genesee county was founded in The Genesee Region.

Learn more about the surrounding cities, towns and counties with these related links: Genesee County Chamber of Commerce; City Of Batavia. I grew up in Western New York and found the author's presentation of bits of lore and history fascinating.

Western New York and the Genesee Country, in particuler, have a unique history. This region was, in many ways, the forerunner of what the United States became and what the world, currently, seems to be becoming.4/5(2). The Genesee River is the lifeline of Rochester and was also a lifeline of the Iroquois people who lived here long before the city was established on the high falls of the river in the early s.

The Genesee is special and important to the region for its enormous contributions to our health and well being, and to our ecology, economy, and natural beauty. General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names.

Hand colored to emphasize town (township) and incorporated village boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year by R.P. Smith in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 2 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Original sheets conjoined.

Known as the Grand Canyon of the East, Letchworth State Park, is a 14,acre masterpiece. Named in as the Best State Park in the nation, Letchworth features a wild mile gorge carved by the Genesee River tumbling over waterfalls and meandering through the heart of the park, providing spectacular views at every turn.

Genesee Country Village & Museum: Western New York History - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Mumford, NY, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). New York State's largest and most comprehensive living history museum.

There's fun for every age at Genesee Country Village & Museum. Founded in by John L. Wehle, Genesee Country Village & Museum was created to help preserve the vanishing rural architecture of the Genesee Valley, an area encompassing the Genesee River stretching from the Finger Lakes.

Alexander Town History The Crooked Lake Review A local history quarterly for the Conhocton, Canisteo, Tioga, Chemung and Genesee River Valleys, and for the Finger Lakes and Lake Ontario Regions Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, N.Y.

(Source: Google Books) Genesee County Gazetteer of the State of New York, (Source:. Author of The story of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad,The personality of American cities, The story of public utilities, The romance of a great store, The Genesee country & western New York through which the Genesee so proudly flows, With the doughboy in France, Daniel Willard rides the line, From covered wagon to streamliner.

There is only one river that completely crosses New York State, and that is the Genesee. It rises in the hills of northern Pennsylvania and flows north about miles until it empties into Lake Ontario. Along the way it travels through some of the most productive farm country in the state.

History of Genesee County, New York. Names Everts, Ensign & Everts (Cartographer) Collection. Atlases of the United States. New York. Combination atlas map of Genesee County, New York.

Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Philadelphia Library locations Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division. New York Abstracts of Wills, Admins. and Guardianships, includes Genesee County (Source: New England Historic Genealogical Society) ($) New York Wills and Probate Records, includes Genesee County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($).

Genesee County, NY Vital Records. Where can find Genesee County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records. Genesee County vital records can be found at the New York Department of Health which has copies of birth records after and death records aftercopies of marriage since and a Divorce records since There is a fee for each copy requested.

Genesee, county, northwestern New York state, U.S., located in a lowland region with several swamps, midway between Buffalo and Rochester. It is drained by Tonawanda, Oak Orchard, and Oatka creeks. The major forest types are oak and hickory. Public. About this Item: James Brunner, New York, Hardcover.

Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Impression. Signed by Publisher and Author.

Book and Dust look new. Extensive photo account of the Barns in Genesee Country of New York State including history of the area and its settlement. The Depot Restaurant is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday during the regular season. Enjoy a casual meal with a variety of sandwiches, fresh salads, cookies, and beverages — including a refreshing pint of one of the Museum’s ice-cold ales.

Hand-scooped Perry's ice cream is served Monday through Friday. Genesee River, river mainly in New York state, U.S. The Genesee flows generally north from its headwaters in Pennsylvania, crosses the New York State Canal System, and bisects Rochester to enter Lake Ontario after a course of miles ( km).

At Portageville, midway along its course, the river flows into a mile- (km-) long postglacial, winding, rocky gorge with sides rising. The Genesee country & western New York through which the Genesee so proudly flows: Being a brief discourse on an exceedingly fair & gentle land.

The Western New York Index was created by the Buffalo & Erie County Library System and printed from It indexed news, features, articles and reviews appearing in the city edition of the Buffalo News, Buffalo Spree, Business First, Western New York Magazine, and the WNY Genealogical Society Journal.

Genesee County, New York 7 Main St Batavia, NY Phone: () Fax: () In northwestern NY, southeast of Rochester; organized from Ontario County. Name Origin: From the Iroquoian word probably meaning 'beautiful valley.' Area (sq mi):: (land ; water ) Population per square mile. Genesee (jĕnəsē`), river, mi ( km) long, rising in the Allegheny Mts., N Pa., and flowing through W N.Y.

to Lake Ontario at Rochester; it is crossed by the New York State Canal System's Erie Genesee valley is noted for its fertility and beauty. Along the middle Genesee is Letchworth State Park, with a gorge and several waterfalls.

The Genesee Valley Branch represents Public Works entities in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne Counti es. The Branch's name comes from the Genesee River that flows north through the region into the City of Rochester on its way to Lake Ontario. What is the Genesee Country.

In the late s, the first European settlers in western New York referred to The Genesee Country as including everything west of the so-called "pre-emption line." This north-south line started at Sodus on Lake Ontario and ran south through Seneca Lake and on to the Pennsylvania border.

Great Deals on Golf Packages Choose from five Western New York golf packages that include accommodations for two, holes of golf, breakfast at the hotel, From our 27 hole championship course to our favorite local country clubs, there is really a place for everyone.

© Genesee County, New York - Official Visitor Site, New York. All. Land in the region was sold through the Holland Land Company's office in Batavia, starting in All of the land in Western New York was in the newly created Genesee County, and all of that was in the single town of Batavia.

Genesee County is located halfway between Buffalo and Rochester. Its county seat is Batavia. The most-famous section of the Genesee River is the mile stretch that runs through Letchworth State Park, where it has carved a gorge approaching feet deep.

Known as the “Grand Canyon of the East”, Letchworth was recently voted the number one State Park in America and features three major waterfalls. Photographs ard found on nearly every page and a chronological timeline highlighting events that shaped Genesee County between through to Price: $ - Tax (if applicable) $ / 8% NYS - Shipping/Handling: $ With a variety of fields and facilities, over 1, hotel rooms, and easy access to the NYS Thruway.

Welcome to Genesee County. Vacation Planner. What's going on now. One of a kind experiences for groups of any size. One of the few rivers in the United States running south to north, the Genesee River was the result of the last great ice sheet that covered New York roug years ago.

The Seneca Nation fished and hunted along the river, important to New York since the beginnings of time. In the early s, it served as a source of waterpower for numerous industries.

Genesee County New York, NYGenWeb, Genealogy resources, vital records, census, stories. Genesee County is located in the state of New population is 60, There are 24 public schools in Genesee County with an average Homefacts rating of B.

There are registered sex offenders residing in the county. Unemployment in Genesee County is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Main St., Batavia, New York Stafford Village Four Corners Historic District (District) [ Map Street View ] Jct.

U.S. 5 and U.S.Stafford, New York. Genesee Valley Historical Collection Pamphlet File. Use the following subject headings to locate material in the Genesee Valley Historical Collection's pamphlet file, located in the map Special Collections area of Milne Lower Level.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is an excellent book for those researching their early ancestors in Genesee County. It goes through the history of the county by township and gives a pretty accounting of the different families including when they arrived, the different family members, often times birth, death and marriage records were included.5/5(2).Genesee Falls, New York, Portageville, New York.

17 likes. Genesee Falls is a town in Wyoming County, New York. The population was at the on: Portageville, New York Genesee County, NY Tourism | Welcome to Genesee County, NY! Centrally located between Buffalo & Rochester, we're the ideal place to stay when .