Letchworth State Park

Genesee River Gorge Bet. Portageville and Mt. Morris
Genesse Falls, New York

Historic Document

Letchworth State Park is located in Wyoming County, New York certified as a historic location on Friday November 04, 2005. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Recreation And Culture, Transportation, Landscape, Domestic, Agriculture/Subsistence, Industry/Processing/Extraction, more specifically a Outdoor Recreation, Rail-Related, Park, Single Dwelling, Agricultural Fields, Water Works, Water-Related. Letchworth State Park was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Agriculture, Architecture, Art, Conservation, Historic - Aboriginal, Engineering, Entertainment/Recreation, Exploration/Settlement, Landscape Architecture, Military.

Letchworth State Park Information

Other Name: Glen Iris; Letchworth Park
Ownership Type: Private, State, Federal
Cultural Affiliation: Iroquoian, Pre-Iroquoian
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Letchworth, William; Jemison, Mary
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1776, 1797, 1823
Level of Governmental Significance: National, State, Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Letchworth, William P.; et.al.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Letchworth State Park Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 143450
Number of historically contributing buildings: 101
Number of historically contributing sites: 62
Number of historically contributing structures: 21
Number of historically contributing objects: 154
Number of noncontributing buildings: 116
Number of noncontributing sites: 8
Number of noncontributing structures: 4
Number of noncontributing objects: 9
Related Sections:
Genesse Falls Historic Locations Wyoming County Historic Locations New York Historic Locations