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GLEN IRIS INN, BUILT ORIGINALLY IN 1828

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    Posted 2 years ago

    EJW-54
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    Today we decided to take advantage of a sunny day and head down to Letchworth State Park and enjoy the beautiful Genesee river Gorge and the Fall leaves. The Glen Iris Inn and the Park land was left to New York State for a State Park by the estate of William P Letchworth and the Inn has welcomed guest since 1914 ! As many times as I've been to this park the views and stunning Beauty of it still amazes me! If you ever get to the Finger Lake region of NYS don't miss this Park! Also we have to pass through small villages with Antique Stores that adds to our enjoyment :) Enjoy the Pictures!

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Your photos are super gorgeous & very enticing to visit that lovely area, I live in NYS & would really enjoy a visit there - thanks for this great post
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      Wish I lived close enough to visit. Beautiful ! 1828, so probably built by slaves or indentured.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Wow. Now that is a real waterfall.
    4. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 2 years ago
      Maybe someday!! It's a long way from the Deep South!
      Beautiful!
    5. EJW-54 EJW-54, 2 years ago
      Your welcome Newfld, you should see it, I could spend a couple days at this park it's so big and lots to see and do with many waterfalls and creeks with miles of hiking trails with stunning views.
    6. EJW-54 EJW-54, 2 years ago
      Thanks blunderbuss2, this house was built by a lumber mill owner in 1828 and then sold to William P Letchworth around 1858, the lumber mill was gone by then I think. The House overlooks that huge waterfall.
    7. AnnaB AnnaB, 2 years ago
      Amazing photos and views! Definitely added to my list of places to visit.
    8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Putting history back into it-- slavery ended in NY in 1827 (gradual emancipation that began several decade earlier), so I'd venture to say slaves were not involved in the building of this.

      I don't know the NY State indentured, skilled labor status at that time period.

      scott
    9. Findings, 5 months ago
      Nice ..H N Y

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