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the 1st settlers got here to the Brockport zone quickly after 1800. situated a few twenty miles west of Rochester, the cities of Sweden and Clarkson, the village of Brockport, and a school have been equipped among 1814 and 1835. The Erie Canal, farm enforce production, and better schooling fostered their development and prosperity within the mid-1800s. At Brockport, the USA grew to become a continental kingdom, the economic Revolution got here to agriculture, and well known literature got here to American girls. at the present time, Brockport is a remarkably well-preserved Victorian village on a revitalized Erie Canal, Clarkson and Sweden are havens for farming and commuting, and the school is an 8,500-student unit of the country college of latest York. round Brockport offers greater than 200 thirty photographs from deepest and public collections, many from glass negatives. They depict such features of the area's background as farm lifestyles in early Sweden, stately houses at Clarkson Corners, commercial crops in Brockport, and scholar actions on the general school.

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