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Year Rochester was established
Current (as of Oct 2009) mayor of Rochester
Famous resturant that originated the 'Garbage Plate'
Great Lake that Rochester borders
Film and camera giant founded in Rochester, home to its world headquarters
Rochester's most popular festival, based on a certain plant
Famous woman's right activist who was born in Rochester
Rochester's main daily newspaper
Short-lived boat traveling between Toronto and Rochester in 2004-05
African-American abolitionist who was a long-time Rochester resident
A large supermarket chain with over 70 stores on the east coast that was founded and is based in Rochester
Tallest building in Rochester, at 443 feet
Rochestrers varient of the hot dog, created by Zweigle's
Oscar-winning actor born in Rochester
Original name of Rochester in 1817
Known as the 'Young Lion of the West' in the early 1800's, the budding population of Rochester made it American's first-
Early nickname of Rochester due to it being the largest producer of this baking ingredient
Ironically, Rochester also recieved this nickname due to the 'budding' seed buiness in the mid-1800's
Jiggly dessert invented in LeRoy
Tenth largest private university in the USA, known as 'Brick City'

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