Reflections on Big Spring: A History of Pittsford, NY, and the Genesee River Valley (Google eBook)

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Business & Economics - 305 pages
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Reflections on Big Spring is a thoughtfully researched, highly readable celebration of the rich heritage of the Genesee River Valley, Pittsford, NY and the Big Spring that drew generations of Americans to the area.
  

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Contents

Pleasant Valley Its the Water
1
The Iroquois Confederacy
4
Iroquois Entrepreneurs Dining on the Enemy
19
Choosing Sides in the White Mans Wars
24
Seneca Capital in Pittsford?
33
Th e White Mans Upstate New York
37
Canandaigua Treaty of 1794
46
The Fall of the Iroquois Confederacy
51
Birth of the Imaging Industry
145
Flour City or Flower City
172
What Happened to Big Spring?
173
Pittsford Inn to Fortune 100
183
Pittsfords Pickles Mustard and Piccalilli
186
Hanging Around is an Old Custom
191
Dry Writing to Xerography
203
It Takes a Village
218

Jesus Pays a Visit to Pleasant Valley
55
Early Pittsford
58
The Iroquois Renaissance
71
Bringing Jesus to the Heathens
78
The American War
83
Red Jackets Final Stand
89
The Treaty of Buff alo Creek
95
Northfield Boyle Smallwood to Pittsford
97
Follow the Drinkin Gourd
106
The Erie Canal
119
Pleasant Valleys Fred Baily?
124
Failure Is Impossible
127
From Agrarian Hub to the Burbs
136
Temple of Fine Tailoring
143
Th e WakeUp Call
223
Imaging Reinvented for the 21st Century
228
Pittsford Another Fort Lauderdale
240
Medals From the President
245
The Iroquois Today
251
Century Farms
257
Reflections on Big Spring
267
Epilogue
278
Exhibits
287
Acknowledgements
297
References
300
Index
302
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