Sunday, December 27, 2009

December 27

December 27, 1887: The blasting powder mill owned by Rand & Co. in Pittsford (near the present day Powder Mill Park) exploded. The blast was felt and heard as far away as Canandaigua and Avon. No workers were injured.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. Town of Pittsford: Powder Mill Park

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