Bicentennial Snapshot # 01: The Founding of The Town of Greece

This week, we look at the founding of the town of Greece, from the inception of Ontario and Genesee Counties to the creation of Monroe County and the Town of Greece. During the session of 45th, New York State Legislature convened on March 22nd, 1822, the New York Senate approved dividing Gates into two Towns, Gates, and the newly formed Town of Greece. This decree went into effect on April 1, 1822.