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Inventing Rochester

They built this city. While it's true that the history of Rochester since its founding in 1834 cannot be told solely through the story of the city's businesses, it's not an overstatement to say that they made Rochester. Starting with the community's early days as a frontier mill town, businesses laid the foundation and fueled the ...
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