Welcome to RocWiki, the People's guide to Rochester, New York. This site is continually updated, expanded, and improved by people in Rochester, NY because they want to share what they love or loathe about their city. You can search the site by using the box on the upper right of every page, or you can use the pre-sorted links below to go to the most popular sections. We encourage you to learn more and would welcome your help. Since this is a community effort, please let us know if you have any concerns about the content of this site.
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The first Liberty Pole was erected in 1846. This is not that pole, but the one that for unknown reasons replaced it in 1861.
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2012-09-06: Local Reporter Rachel Barnhardt wrote about us on her blog-The Rochesterian!
2011-07-12: RocWiki T-shirt designs are put up for sale through Zazzle.
2011-03-16: City Newspaper mentions RocWiki.
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