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East Rochester's 125th Anniversary
East Rochester's 125th Anniversary

East Rochester's 125th Anniversary

The QUASQUICENTENNIAL Celebration!

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Celebrate the birth of East Rochester at the Quasquicentennial Celebration on December 10th, 2022

East Rochester's First Fire Truck East Rochester's First Fire Truck

East Rochester's First Fire Truck

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Originally the equipment used in firefighting was a hand drawn hose cart and ladder wagon. In 1925 it was decided that the village needed a real fire truck not a commercial truck converted to one.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF EAST ROCHESTER

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East Rochester was originally called Despatch because of its proximity to the railroad. The word came from the name of the first major company to locate here, the Merchants Despatch Transportation Company, most often referred to as the Carshops. ...