History on the Road

History on RoadThe Rochester Historical Society’s History On the Road program brings professionally developed and delivered PowerPoint presentations to your group or organization. We offer seven stand-alone presentations on a variety of topics on our region’s history. Each presentation is about an hour with “Show & Tell”. Total time depends on how many questions are taken at the end! For more information, contact us at programs@rochesterhistory.org or at (585) 623-8285.

Community History Projects

Whether you are a neighborhood association, or a group of people united by a shared experience, culture, or interest, the Rochester Historical Society can help you to fund and develop a community archive of stories, photographs, and memorabilia. With your permission, we can also preserve the contents of your archive digitally at the Rochester Historical Society, for the education and enjoyment of our entire community. For more information, contact us at programs@rochesterhistory.org or at (585) 623-8285.

Archival Development for Businesses and Nonprofits

Archival CreationBusinesses are finding more than ever that their history can be an important means to shaping their identity and mission today and in the future. Whether or not you will be celebrating an anniversary or milestone in the near future, the Rochester Historical Society can help you to preserve your materials and to create a useable past. For more information, contact us at programs@rochesterhistory.org or at (585) 623-8285.

Research Assistance

Research AssistanceThe Rochester Historical Society can provide research upon request for projects such as family or house histories, or histories of your business or organization. Historical Society researchers are fully vetted for their accuracy and expertise. For more information, please contact William Keeler at librarian@rochesterhistory.org or at (585) 623-8285.