Battlefields of the Civil War: A Guide for Travellers, 2nd by Blair Howard

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These walls of ice gouged deep trenches in the prehistoric river valleys, sculpting a majestic and enchanting environment. The Iroquois Indians named the lakes "God's Fingers" in veneration of the great beauty of the land. Today, the craggy gorges, splashing waterfalls, and fertile plains created ages ago provide an awesome and relaxing refuge. Much of the planned recreation at Finger Lakes state parks evokes appreciation of the land and its natural wonders. There are nature hikes, gorge tours, slide shows, and speakers.

None of these tracts were claimed and the land passed into the hands of private owners. The park area was explored by early botanists and geologists who delighted in its fascinating natural history. In 1878, James McFarlane of Pennsylvania bought several parcels around the lake and developed the area as a summer resort. He built a small hotel, laid out walks and built stairs down to the lake. The resort failed to attract enough visitors, and the property passed through the hands of other private owners.

For further information call: Park Manager, Conesus Lake Boat Launch Site, % (716)493-2611. Darien Lake State Park Location: Harlow Road in Darien Center. Facilities and activities: tent/trailer camping, trailer dump station, showers, camper recreation, picnic tables, swimming beach, recre52 Genesee Region State Parks Lakeside Beach State Park Oak Orchard Marine Park Hamlin Beach State Park Lake Ontario 18 19 63 104 Albion Medina Irondequoit Bay Marine Park 18 Hamlin Brockport 98 104 490 77 90 Irondeqouit Rochester 90 Batavia Le Roy Darien Lake State Park 19 Avon 20 36 20 MILES 16 Geneseo 39 Mt.

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