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"Our hostesses were down to earth and friendly. The building is gorgeous. The breakfast was wonderful. How kind of them to have made special gluten free scones for my sister. Most comfortable bed I've slept on in ages. Great coffee. Beautiful room with large modern bathrooms."

 

114 Temple Hill Street Geneseo, NY 585-243-0180
 
 

 

History___________________________________________

 

1807
  • Temple Hill Cemetery established ... the first burying ground in the village of Geneseo
1810
  • Site of Geneseo's earliest house of worship
1826
  • 2 acres of land donated by James & William Wadsworth for the purpose of the Livingston County High School
  • Site of the first school in Livingston County
  • Cornerstone laid the 8th of August
Cornerstone Livingston County High School (Temple Hill Academy)
1842
  • Livingston County High School became known as Temple Hill Academy
1859
  • Presbyterian Synod of Buffalo began administration of school as a non-sectarian educational facility ... renamed the Geneseo Academy
1872
  • Temple Hill Academy, now known as Geneseo Academy, was abandoned
  • Geneseo Academy closed in 1872 due to the founding of the Geneseo Normal School in 1871
1882
  • Foreclosure sale by Warsaw Manufacturing Co.
  • Purchased by Abram Goodwin
  • Dormitory building made into Goodwin's residence where he lived until his death
1907
  • Henry V. Colt purchased the property and tore down the Goodwin residence (the North building)
1911
  • Mr. Colt remodeled the South building for his home
Flowers Temple Hill Bed and Breakfast
1942
  • Dr. & Mrs. James Lockhart purchased the property
1965
  • Geneseo Branch of American Association of University Women erect a historical marker on the site.
2006
  • October 20th, Temple Hill Bed & Breakfast opened.
 
Photos © Nancie Battaglia
 


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