100 Years Later: The War That Changed Everything

Friday, February 9th at 6 PM - 8 PM at Nox: Craft Cocktails & Comfort Food, 302 N Goodman St E101, Rochester, New York 14607

Join us at Nox for a Rochester Historical Society Fundraiser Event! No cost to come, but a $5 suggested donation for the lecture. Drink and food specials that pair with the WWI era will be featured all night, and all proceeds from those purchases will be donated to the RHS! Drink and eat to raise money for a great cause- YES!


Presentations at 121 Lincoln Avenue

All presentations are about an hour and start at 2 pm with questions and discussion at the end. Most of the presentations are given by Daniel D. Cody, Collections Manager and Registrar for RHS. Presentations by guest speakers will be noted in the write-up. Please RSVP two days before each presentation. Minimum of 8 attendees. Members are free. Non-members $5. Let us know that you are coming! czuhlke {at} rochesterhistory(.)org, (585) 623-8285 or by Facebook message. Thank you!

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Please note that we have recently reduced our hours of operation. This difficult decision was made after serious deliberation by the Trustees in consideration of our current limited financial resources. We are glad to be able to maintain a presence in the community while we continue to work toward finding a long-term solution that will enable is to return to full operations. Updates will be provided as we progress. Your support,
interest and patience are greatly appreciated.



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We are open Tuesday from 9 am to 12 pm and other times by appointment - call 585-623-8285 or email wkeeler {at} rochesterhistory(.)org to make arrangements.


Out and About in the Community

History on the Road has several private sessions booked. We will let you know if we have one that is open to the public.

“Col. Rochester Arrives in the Genesee Valley” mural is on display at Rochester City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY.

“The Erie Canal Aqueduct Crosses the Genesee” mural is located at Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 East Main Street, Rochester, NY.

“The Upper Falls of the Genesee” painting is being seen by everyone who visits the Office of Governor Cuomo, Albany, NY.

Susan B. Anthony’s purse can be seen at the Susan B. Anthony House, 17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY.

RHS is proud to display Susan B. Anthony’s dress, historical suffrage banner and other artifacts at the NYS Suffrage Exhibition opening in October.

Genesee Country Village and Museum’s “Gone Fishin’” exhibit is showing our Seth Green artifacts. 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, NY.

The “Fiction and Fashion” exhibit at Genesee Country Village and Museum is displaying some of our clothing. 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, NY.

Some of our artifacts are on long term loan to the Charlotte/Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society for their displays. Visit them at 70 Lighthouse Street, Rochester, NY.

The Military History Society of Rochester located at 250 N. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY is proudly displaying some of our military artifacts. Stop there to see them!