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By William G. Andrews

the 1st settlers got here to the Brockport quarter quickly after 1800. situated a few twenty miles west of Rochester, the cities of Sweden and Clarkson, the village of Brockport, and a faculty have been equipped among 1814 and 1835. The Erie Canal, farm enforce production, and better schooling fostered their progress and prosperity within the mid-1800s. At Brockport, the USA grew to become a continental country, the economic Revolution got here to agriculture, and renowned literature got here to American girls. this present day, Brockport is a remarkably well-preserved Victorian village on a revitalized Erie Canal, Clarkson and Sweden are havens for farming and commuting, and the varsity is an 8,500-student unit of the kingdom college of latest York. round Brockport offers greater than 200 thirty photos from inner most and public collections, many from glass negatives. They depict such elements of the area's heritage as farm existence in early Sweden, stately houses at Clarkson Corners, commercial vegetation in Brockport, and pupil actions on the common school.

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