Around Canandaigua

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As we approach the end of the century, this new book looks back at over one hundred years of Canandaigua's history, with photographs of the people, places, and events that have defined the proud and vibrant community we know so well today. Over 200 never before published photographs are presented in this pictorial history, which spans the early 1800's through the early 1950's. Readers will be fascinated by the immense changes that have occurred since the early days, but will also draw connections to the present and can savor the fact that Canandaigua still holds numerous charms of yesteryear. Works from the collection of renowned area photographer Henry Boyce are featured here. This artist's work documented the events and people that shaped Canandaigua's history and community. Rare images of philanthropist Mary Clarke Thompson and her Sonnenberg Gardens will delight readers. Also included are many photographs of Canandaigua's early downtown area. (This is a reissue of ISBN 0-7524-0464-4)
ISBN: 9780738534558
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
With Around Canadaigua, the Ontario County Historical Society has certainly created a journey into the past that will bring reminiscence and recollection to older people and revelation to the young.
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