Find a Friendly Stop Fairport did not exist before construction of the Erie Canal dried up swamps in the area to leave fertile ground and
Category: Monroe County
Browse a Beautiful Scene Rich in history, this canal-side hamlet of stores, restaurants and inns has prospered for nearly two centuries. Dine at the oldest
City of Rochester
Revel in Its Riches The Erie Canal turned Rochesterville into an American “boom town,” and today’s Rochester is the third largest city in New York.
Shop a Scenic Route The settlement that began as Spencer’s Basin in 1825 after the Erie Canal was cut through Daniel Spencer’s land, soon became