We are open by appointment for research - call 585-623-8285 or email wkeeler {at} rochesterhistory(.)org to make arrangments.



Exhibit: Whence We Came
Featuring Rochester Area Fiber Artists

Guest Speaker: Carolyn Vacca, President of RHS & Monroe County Historian
“History of the Wilder Building & Downtown 4 Corners”

Date: Friday, October 7, 2016 4pm 6pm
Location: Wilder Building
*1 East Main Street, Rochester NY*
Exhibit/Open Reception: Ground Floor Bank Space


Please Join Us!!

The Rochester Historical Society is hosting an evening of fundraising & history at:

Location: Times Square Building
Referred to: The Empire State Building “of this region”
*44 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY*

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 5pm – 7pm

Join us for a guided walking tour of the building, showcasing the newly relit “Wings of Progress” to the Rochester skyline.
Maybe a few ghost stories too!!!
Refreshments will be served in the Café (ground floor)

COST: $50.00 (register via mail or call RHS: 585-623-8285)

**Space is limited: Tour is open to the first 30 people that RSVP by Tues., Oct. 18th**

**Special Instructions: moderate walking with some stairs; no high heels **


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.

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!