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Somewhat idealized view of Rochester's High Falls has cattle grazing peacefully in the foreground of this print. The "Mercury" statue at rear center, however, dates the scene after 1881--which is when the Kimball Tobacco Factory commissioned it. By…

Among the ten scenes for Rochester's Centennial in 1934, the third took viewers back to 1829 and the daredevil's fateful leap from High Falls. Two views of the scene appear here: a photograph from the souvenir program, and portion of the program…
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