Town of Canandaigua residents that were impacted by the storm that occured 6/30/24 can bring their brush to the highway facility Monday July 8th, Tuesday July 10th, & Wednesday July 11th from 7 am to 4 pm
Only RESIDENTIAL BRUSH & DEBRIS will be accepted at this time. Please be sure to have your yellow 2024 Transfer Station hang tag upon arrival. Please contact the Highway Department at (585) 394-3300 or with any questions.  



History books (written by former Town Historian, Ray Henry 

Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, NY has copies of these books. 

1. Memories of the Heart (2006):   A collection of Oral Histories of personal remembrances of life during a much different time. It is based on interviews with many of the long time residents. The first half of the twentieth century (1900 – 1950) was an exciting time of change in almost every aspect of life, including school life, transportation and all other experiences of daily life.  Strong religious beliefs and morals, family unity, and living life with rich qualities without high material richness were the norm.


2. Memories of the Heart II (2013):   The second in a series of collections of personal remembrances, these individual stories (2006 - 2013) are tied together with those of many of the historic sites and assets of the Town.



3. The Natural Science Camp of Tichenor Point (2009):  The story of the camp started by Professor Albert Arey, who was teaching science at the Rochester Free Academy in 1889, when he made arrangements with the Jemima Tichenor Trust to rent 4 acres of the Tichenor Point property. He then lined up professors, cooks, carpenters, counselors, a bugler, boats, and sundry supplies. No textbooks were used. Campers were to learn geology, botany, entomology, taxidermy and photography.


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