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Portage Dam 1--medium.jpg
Beginning in 1890, recurring attempts were made to construct a dam in the Genesee River gorge so as to control flooding in the city of Rochester and generate electricity. After failed efforts at Mt. Morris, in 1896 attention turned to a site at…

Hall--Letchworth Sketch small.jpg
Executive Secretary of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society created map immediately following William P. Letchworth's gift of his Glen Iris estate to New York. It reflected "certain new drives designed to give greater accessibility…

Letchworth-Arboretum-2.jpg
Continuing the reforestation efforts of William Pryor Letchworth after his death, an arboretum was established in 1912 that planted trees in blocks of individual species.

In the late 1920s, two maps were surveyed and executed by the Garden Club of…

Letchworth-Arboretum-1.jpg
Continuing the reforestation efforts of William Pryor Letchworth after his death, an arboretum was established in 1912 that planted trees in blocks of individual species.

In the late 1920s, two maps were surveyed and executed by the Garden Club…

Wolf Creek - Stereoviews - 4.jpeg
A stereoview card featuring Wolf Creek at Letchworth State Park, New York. On front of card: Western New York Scenery. 420 - View on Wolf Creek N.Y. American Scenery, 80. On back of card: Wolf Creek and Genesee River High Bank Views. Wolf Creek…

Glen Iris - Stereoviews - 4.jpeg
A stereoview card featuring a photographer taking pictures of the falls from The Glen Iris lawn at Letchworth State Park. Note that the equipment is another two-lensed camera. This item contains images of the original card and its reverse, along with…

Letchworth Cover.jpg
Mini-postcard album features ten views of the local attraction: Middle Falls, Mt. Morris Dam, Letchworth State Park Museum, Upper Falls, Glen Iris Inn, Statue of Mary Jemison, Inspiration Point, the "Scenic Gorge of the Genesee River," Lower Falls,…

Letchworth Bend.jpg
Picturesque view from the Highbanks area overlooking the Genesee River, toward the Mount Morris end of park
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