Cobbs Hill Park / Cobbs Hill

Cobbs Hill Park / Cobbs Hill (HM12X0)

Location: Rochester, NY 14610 Monroe County
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N 43° 8.502', W 77° 34.552'

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Cobbs Hill Park
Public land first acquired for the city's second distributing reservoir. Completed 1908. Capacity 144,000,000 Gallons. George Eastman donated land along Culver Road 1909 and with the financial help of other citizens the city purchased land east of the reservoir in 1912. Widewaters Field north of Norris Drive purchased from New York State, 1922. Total Area 128 Acres.

Cobbs Hill
Eastern End of the Pinnacle Range.Outstanding example of frontal moraine left by the melting edge of the ice sheet at the close of the recent ice age. Composed of boulders, sand and gravel. Height 140 feet. Gideon Cobb (1791-1864). Pioneer land owner, tavern keeper and brickmaker lived on the southeast corner of Monroe and Highland Avenues.

HM NumberHM12X0
Year Placed1978
Placed ByCity of Rochester
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 290523 N 4779771
Decimal Degrees43.14170000, -77.57586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 8.502', W 77° 34.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 8' 30.12" N, 77° 34' 33.12" W
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Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122-160 Culver Rd, Rochester NY 14610, US
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