Illustrated view of The Upper Falls of the Genesee River at Rochester, N.Y. from the East.
Circa 1836.
Artist: John T.  Young

On Friday, November 13, 1829 (Friday the 13th!), "The Yankee Leaper" and renowned daredevil, Sam Patch, jumped to his death before 8,000 spectators at the Upper (High) Falls. The drop was recorded as 96 ft.

Present-day view would be from the High Falls Terrace Park (near St. Paul St), click here.

The Upper Falls of the Genesee at Rochester, N.Y. (COLORIZED)

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