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Letchworth State Park

‘The Genesee Would Rebel’: the story of our attempts to tame a river and how it was saved.

Dr Trevor Turpin ‘The Genesee would rebel’ was the prediction of Lyman P. Langworthy, the Rochester City Health Officer, in a note he placed in the cornerstone of the new Monroe County Court house in 1850.[1] Rochester lies at the mouth of the Genesee River as it enters Lake Ontario and had suffered serious floods since the 1780s. Finally, or so the citizens of the city thought, their improvements...

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Welcome to SUNY Geneseo

  Founded in 1871, the State University of New York at Geneseo has evolved into one of the premier public liberal arts colleges in the U.S. The College is located in the historic village of Geneseo, a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo. Among the most selective public colleges, Geneseo is highly ranked in national publications for academic quality and value. With 54 undergraduate majors a...

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