Historic Genesee Country: A Guide to Its Lands & Legacies (Paperback)

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Genesee Country, composed of Allegany, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Monroe and Ontario Counties near the Genesee River in western New York, is rich in local history with national importance. The Seneca and Algonkin nations once called this lush land home, and after the American Revolution, settlers came in hordes to till the soil and raise families. The region later became a hotbed of activity for abolitionists, early supporters of women's rights and religious movements that influenced the entire United States. In this book, author and local historian Rose O'Keefe chronicles the sites where these and other important events took place. Join her on a tour of Genesee Country's legacies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781596291782
ISBN-10: 1596291788
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Publication Date: June 25th, 2010
Pages: 127
Language: English