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6 Historical Sites to See + Where to Hike Nearby

Insider Tips & Inspiration, Itineraries

The Genesee Valley is known for many things, and our rich history is one of them. Stories that date back before the Civil War are told within these sites! Order lunch to-go, visit a grave, and end your day with a hike!

Ralf Skirr

Pre-1800 Genesee Valley Historical Places/People:
Boyd & Parker Park, 1779
US 20A, between Geneseo and Leicester

Williamsburg Cemetery, started burials in 1792
Abel Road, Hampton Corners, across from American Rock Salt mine

Groveland Ambuscade Park & Lakeside Cemetery
Gray Hill Road, Groveland

Daniel Shays' (Shays Rebellion 1786-87) & Paul Sanborn (Discovered Boyd & Parker's Bodies 1779) Gravesites
Union Cemetery, Scottsburg

Moritz Kindler
Moritz Kindler

Nearby Food available with historical architecture/building significance:
Near Boyd & Parker Park:
National Hotel, Cuylerville NY

Near Williamsburg Cemetery:
Big Tree Inn, Geneseo

Nearby Hiking:
Near Williamsburg Cemetery:
Indian Fort
Near Boyd & Parker Park:
Greenway Trail
Letchworth Park

Nearby Places