University of Rochester - Rush Rhees Library

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Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester was named after the university’s third president Benjamin Rush Rhees. It still houses the original elevator from when it was dedicated in 1930. The library’s stacks are allegedly haunted by a workman who fell during construction in 1929.

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755 Library Rd
Rochester, NY 14627
United States

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43.1284529789327, -77.62855935581968
Monroe County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Rochester, NY (1.9 mi.)
Brighton, NY (4.1 mi.)
North Gates, NY (4.9 mi.)
Pittsford, NY (6.3 mi.)
Irondequoit, NY (6.4 mi.)
Greece, NY (6.5 mi.)
East Rochester, NY (7.2 mi.)
Scottsville, NY (9.2 mi.)
Fairport, NY (9.6 mi.)
Spencerport, NY (9.7 mi.)


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