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Thousands of miles, several movie appearances and more than 140 years after leaving the Cunningham Carriage Factory on Litchfield Street in Rochester, New York, a late-19th century brougham-style carriage returned home on Tuesday, September 30.

Historic Carriage Returns to Rochester

Thousands of miles, several movie appearances and more than 140 years after leaving the Cunningham Carriage Factory on Litchfield Street in Rochester, New York, a late-19th century brougham-style carriage returned home on Tuesday, September 30. After sitting vacant for 25 years, DePaul is getting ready to re-open the doors of Continue reading →

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The Great War at 100: Revisiting The Guns of August

by Dr. Marvin J. Folkertsma On August 3, 1914, British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey gave a speech before Parliament that “proved to be one of those junctures by which people afterward date events,” according to Barbara Tuchman in her magisterial “The Guns of August.” The dour Secretary appeared “pale, haggard, Continue reading →

Woodcrest Commons residents Roseanne Bourne, Tom Armstrong, Beverly Chamberlain, Kathy Hart and Joanne Hackett. visited the Palmyra Historical Society and Phelps General Store, two of the four museums in Palmyra which is celebrating it's 225th birthday this year.

Celebrating Local History

Residents at Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, didn’t have to travel far to take a step back in time recently. The Village of Palmyra is celebrating its 225th birthday this year. Formerly known as the “Queen of Erie Canal towns,” Palmyra features an astonishing variety of architecture, ranging Continue reading →