Geneseo

Historic Walking Tour

Geneseo

Geneseo, New York 14454, United States

Created By: Robert Deming

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APOG Historic Walking Tour of Geneseo


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This house was built in 1854 for Luke and Abba Douglas and sold the same year to Mr. and Mrs. John F. Bishop.  They added the mansard roof in 1874. John Bishop came to Geneseo in 1837 as a clerk in the dry goods store of Lyman Turner.  H... Read more
Built in about 1900, this house has Colonial Revival features.
The Livingston County Museum on Center Street was built for a Union School in 1838, the gift of James Wadsworth. This cobblestone building, originally in the shape of a Greek cross, has seen three major additions. The first in 1871 was a ... Read more
Livingston County was created from parts of Genesee and Ontario Counties by an act of the State Legislature in 1821 and named for Chancellor Robert R. Livingston, eminent jurist, statesman, promoter of agriculture, and signer of the Declara... Read more
The original land for a cemetery, deeded at no cost to the people of the town of Geneseo by James and William Wadsworth in 1807, contained three acres and four parcels. In 1859, another two acres were added to the east, the gift of James S.... Read more

 

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