- Wikipedia: History of Rochester, New York
- The History of Rochester and Monroe County, NY (1908); Peck, William; pg 32
Sunday, November 8, 2009
November 8, 1803: Col. Nathaniel Rochester, Maj. Charles Carroll, and Col. William Fitzhugh lease the 100 acre tract along the west bank of the Genesee River from the Pultney Association for $1750. Finding the original mills built by Inidan Allen in ruins, the trio began making lots available to the early permanent settlers.
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