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The History of Rochester

Rochester is the city on Lake Ontario and New York State‚Äôs primary port. In 1803, Col. Nathaniel Rochester, Maj. Charles Carroll, and Col. William Fitzhugh obtained the 100-acre Tract on which Rochester would grow and started a settlement there in 1812. In 1817, they joined their lands with other land owners (mainly Brown Brothers); the […]