Check out upcoming Historical Events in our area
Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-4 The October meeting of the Honeoye Falls / Mendon Historical Society will feature Ben Johnson, the Executive Director of the Glenn H. Curtis Museum , speaking about the 90th anniversary year of a U. S. Navy flying boat making the first transatlantic flight. 7:30 p.m. October 3 at the Mendon Community Center, 167 North Main Street in Honeoye Falls. For information, call 624-5655.
Hoffman Clock Museum by Eric Hooker, museum curator, will tell the stories about the museum and the thousands of clocks in its collection. Monday, October 14, 7:00 p.m. Parma Hilton Historical Society, Parma Town Hall, 1300 Hilton Parma Corners Road. For more information call 585-392-9496.
Rochester Genealogical Society holds its general membership meetings monthly at the Clover Center, formerly known as the Baptist Temple, near the convergence of Clover Street, East Avenue, and Highland Avenue. Next general meeting is 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17.
They also have a computer interest group that meets on Westfall Road and a DNA workshop that meets at the Irondequoit Public Library. For more information and schedules go to https://nyrgs.org/index.php
Seneca Park Zoo Gates Historical Society, Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m., Gates Town Hall Annex, 1605 Buffalo Rd. Kelly Ulrich from the Seneca Park Zoo will do a presentation telling the Zoo's story from the past to the present with a glimpse into the future. For more information call 464-9740.
The Black Hand Society Charlotte Branch Library Local History series: Tuesday, October 22 at 2-3:30 p.m. Charlotte Branch Library, 3557 Lake Avenue. The Black Hand Society was an early form of organized crime. Author Blair Kenny will tell us its dark and fascinating history in our city. For more information call 428-8216
50th Anniversary of the Greece Historical Society!
Saturday, October 26th at Red Fedele’s Brook House
This year the Greece Historical Society is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its founding. Your support over the years has played a vital role in the success of our mission, which is “to preserve the past for the future.” We invite you to join us in celebrating this milestone anniversary at a dinner to be held Saturday, October 26th at Red Fedele’s Brook House, 920 Elmridge Center Drive in Greece. The evening will begin with a Cocktail Hour at 5:00 p.m., (cash bar with complimentary cheese tray) with music provided by Richard Tosti, followed by a Buffet Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be New York State Historian Devin Lander. A souvenir commemorative program booklet, historical displays, and a raffle drawing will also be a part of the evening. Tickets $35.00 each. Cash bar. Attire is business casual. RSVP on or before October 14, 2019. Tickets ordered by mail will be waiting for you at the dinner. Tickets also available in our museum shop Sundays 1:30 - 4:00 or Mondays 10:00 a.m. to noon. For additional information call 585-225-7221 or email email@example.com.
Upcoming G.H.S. Schedule
The Lost Wineries of the Genesee Country by Jane Oakes Tuesday, October 8, 2019*
50th Anniversary Dinner Saturday, October 26, 2019, Red Fedele's Brook House
The Prohibition Era in Greece by Maureen Whalen, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019, Greece Museum
City Songs & American Life by Michael Lasser, Tuesday, November 12, 2019*
Craft & Collectibles Show, Saturday, November 23, 2019, Greece Museum
History of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office by Todd Allan, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 *
* Tuesday Programs are at 7:00 p.m. at the Greece Public Library.