Clara Barton performed by Eleanor Stearns

This Tuesday, Oct. 8th (7:00 p.m), Eleanor Stearns will portray Clara Barton at the Greece Town Hall. She will give glimpses of Clara’s life, her involvement during the Civil War, and her role in the founding and activities of the American Red Cross. She will also read portions of a Memorial Day address which Miss …

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River Romance Weekend

This weekend (Fri – Sun.) there are many events going on around Rochester surrounding the the Genesee River. For some of the events you have to preregister, some have a small fee, but most are open to all. Some of the highlights: Friday; 1 to 5 p.m.: Charlotte Genesee Light- house Tours ($3 admission). Friday; …

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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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National Archives Online Genealogy Fair; Sept. 2 & 3

For the first time ever, the US National Archives will host a Genealogy Fair with live online lectures and chat via the website UStream and also a call-in genealogy help line. The two-day program will showcase tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced …

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Susan B. Anthony Festival

The annual Susan B. Anthony Festival will be held this Sunday, August 18th from noon to 5 p.m. in the Susan B. Anthony Square Park between Madison and King streets in Rochester to celebrate the 93nd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That is the amendment that granted women …

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