Join us for monthly talks on a variety of local history topics! These talks take place on the third Sunday of the month, unless otherwise noted, from 2 to 3 p.m. and are held in the Rundel Auditorium, 3rd floor of Central Library's Rundel Memorial Building, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.
Sponsored by the Local History & Genealogy Division. Call (585) 428-8370 for more information. There is free parking on Sundays in the Court Street Garage.
October 19, 2014: Form, Function, and Mount Hope Cemetery - Dennis Carr
November 16, 2014: James A. Hard: America's Last Living Civil War Soldier - David Crumb
December 14, 2014: Sisters in Equality: The Rochester Women's Political Equality Club - Christine L. Ridarsky (NOTE: this program takes place on the second Sunday in December)
January 18, 2015: Reconstructing Claude Bradgon's Architectural Masterpiece - Joan Shelley Rubin
February 15. 2015: Tea with Mrs. Jefferys - Robin Nowell, Blackstorytelling League of Rochester
March 15, 2015: Austin Steward and Frederick Douglass: a Living History Presentation - Akwaaba: The Heritage Associates
April 12, 2015: Rochester: Then and Now Through City Photographs - Ira Srole
May 3, 2015: Blanche Stuart Scott: America's First Aviatrix - Maureen Whalen
The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304 ten days prior to the program.