Rochester has a variety of sites associated with local and national historical events. Visits to these places allows for an exciting exploration of the area's past and it provides information about the connection to the historical events of the nation. Here is a link to a site with information about Rochester History.

Picture of cannon in Mount Hope Cemetery Picture of Goethe memorial in Highland Park

Erie Canal

Frederick Douglass


Genesee Country Village and Museum

Historical Houses

Historical Markers and Monuments

High Falls District

Rochester Subway

Susan B. Anthony

Saint Joseph Park

The Torture Tree