Joseph Davis of 5 Points Area (1801-1874)

Joseph Davis

b. 13 Jun 1801 Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, USA d. 29 Mar 1874 Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Married Parthenia Green 8 Dec 1830 The subject of this memoir was born June 13, 1801, in the town of Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut. He was the son of Clark and Hannah Davis. He came to this town […]

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These are the young ladies of Rush High School in 1922

S. A. G. E. Girls Group

By the 1920’s, life in Rush started to get a little easier. There was extra money and time for entertainment, the roads were better and cars had electric starters. For Rush it meant drama! Many of the town residents participated in the Rush Dramatic Club. They performed plays and skits for audiences in the Kinsey’s […]

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There's a cell tower overhead, but the attraction is the 100 year old Firetruck

If You Value Something

I’m related to several families that were immigrants in the late 19th century who helped scrape together the Town called Rush. My family taught me that If you value something, you’ll keep it.  The things you value the most you should keep the best care of. Over time I have learned that people’s sense of […]

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Dr. James H. Leary (1973-1935) - 
 Prominent physician and citizen of Rush, NY

Dr. James H. Leary

from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, October 22, 1935 Dr, James H. Leary who guarded the Towns of Rush and Henrietta for upwards of 40 years, died yesterday in General Hospital.  He was 62. Doctor Leary was a family physician of the type famous in fiction and movies. He was in attendance at the birth […]

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Rush Historical Society
5977 East Henrietta Road
Rush, NY 14543
Phone: (585) 533-1312