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High Falls - Rochester, New York
The High Falls of the Genesee River is an 80 ft. high waterfall with a wealth of history. Known for it's roll in coining Rochester the flour capital of the world in the early 1800's. It is also where Sam Patch, the daredevil , jumped to his death on November 13, 1829.
Below are photos, information and links from our visit upstate New York.
The High Falls
High Falls History - From 96 feet to 80 feet.
This is a photo of a model of the area. I took this in the museum. It shows the foot bridges to the buildings for crossing the raceway. The images below of The Center at High Falls are the buildings in this model.