Category - History
9 Instagram Worthy Spots in Downtown Rochester
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 AM by Visit Rochester Staff
Love sharing your travel adventures on Instagram and Twitter? Get your camera in hand and visit these 9 locations for snapshots and selfies your followers are going to like. Don't forget to #VisitROC Susan B. Anthony Park @SusanBHouse Picture
Rochester Transforms into "Suffragist City" to Mark Women's Suffrage Centennial
Thursday, July 13, 2017 7:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff
2017 marks the 100 th anniversary of a woman’s right to vote in New York State. The 19 th amendment granting women across the United States the right to vote would not be ratified until 1920 – and the New York amendment was one of several important
Finding Frederick Douglass in Rochester, NY
Thursday, February 2, 2017 3:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff
History surrounds us in Rochester, N.Y. But our community's legacy in African American history is especially noteworthy. Rochester's most widely recognized contribution to African American history, stems from one of our most notable residents,
History can be found and experienced around nearly every corner in Rochester, N.Y. In conjunction with New York State History Month, learn more about some of the people and places in Rochester that have helped to shape the world around us .
If a 3-day Labor Day weekend is your last hurrah for summertime fun, then here are some Rochester and Finger Lakes attractions and events you won't want to miss. Drum Corps Associates World Championship Drum Corps Associates (DCA) will return to
A simple house belies a complex tale – the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House preserves the history of the woman and her struggle for equal rights and voting rights for women.
The Rochester and Finger Lakes region is full of family friendly attractions, historic landmarks, public art installations, and natural beauty that are attracting a new kind of visitor—Pokémon!
40 Years and 40 Reasons to Visit The Genesee Country Village & Museum
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 3:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff
In 2016, the Genesee Country Village & Museum celebrates 40 years of bringing history to life for visitors from all over the world.
8 City Places to Enjoy this Winter In Rochester, NY
Friday, February 12, 2016 2:00 PM by Stefanie Schwingle
For some of us who live here, the winters in Rochester make us want to hibernate until Spring brings us temperatures above 40 degrees for a few days in a row. But we also know it can be fun and adventurous for those not from Rochester.
Christmas in the 19th Century – Real Housewives of Genesee Country
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:23 AM by Dave Parfitt (Adventures by Daddy)
Can you imagine a time before Christmas? It really wasn’t that long ago. It was just 1849 when Christmas was officially recognized as a holiday here in New York. I recently returned to that time with my daughters at the Genesee Country Village and