Talk on Woman Adventurer

Babette Huber will give a talk on The Adventures of Sarah Bonesteel. Sarah Hall Bonesteel was a woman of intelligence, adventure and courage. She was in the first class that accepted women at MIT, traveled the high seas, taught Helen Keller and traveled 5000 miles in a Buick Six touring car on a cross-country tour. All …

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Talk on Civil War

In a secret room of an abandoned house, Dennis P. Bielewicz uncovered documents which led him to research and retell the story of the complete military service of H. Seymour Hall and Benjamin Coffin.  Dennis will present his background story leading up to the publication of his book Heroes in the Attic – the Untold …

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Talk on Cycling on the Canal

This Tuesday, (Feb. 11th) at 7:00 p.m. at the Greece Town Hall is A Trip Down the Erie Canal with Annette Lein and Justin Murphy. Democrat and Chronicle reporters Justin Murphy and Annette Lein and about 600 fellow riders traveled the length of the Erie Canal in July 2013, documenting its history and the towns …

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50 Hidden Gems

If you don’t have any plans for tonight, there is an interesting talk at the Greece Historical Society meeting. Christopher Carosa will talk about his new book, “50 Hidden Gems of Greater Western New York.” Mr. Carosa will tell spell-binding stories that will reveal some of the most delicious underexposed treasures of the region in …

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Talk on 19th Century Fashions

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 from noon to 1:00 the Central Library is sponsoring the free program “19th Century Fashion: Jane, Dandies, Victoria, and Gibson Girls.” The program will be in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Bausch and Lomb Public Library Building located at 115 South Ave., Rochester. Malinda Byrne, historic interpreter from the …

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Talk on Veterans

Do you have a Veteran in your family? On Sept. 7th at 10:30 a.m. is the talk; “Researching Your Veteran’s Story.” CDR Victor “Tory” Failmezger, USN, Retired will tell how to research, collect and preserve the service records of veterans of WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War and some recent Middle East conflicts. CDR Failmezger …

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