October 22, 2001 – “Rochester Soldiers and the Battle of Gettysburg”

presented by Bob Marcotte, Columnist for the Democrat & Chronicle. Bob discussed the key roles that several Rochester regiments played in the Battle of Gettysburg. The meeting was held at the Council Rock School auditorium at 600 Grosvenor Road.

Volume 2 Number 1 Fall 2001

April 23, 2001 – “Brighton’s Hidden Treasure (Brighton Cemetery)”

Presented by Ruth Kingston Porter, a 5th generation Brighton resident, who spoke about the 1821 Brighton Cemetery – “located at the end of Hoyt Place. This early 19th century cemetery sits on a hillside that once over-looked the Erie Canal. Much of Brighton’s early history rests here. This meeting was held at the Baptist Temple at 1101 Clover Street.

Volume 1 Number 4 Winter 2003

January 21, 2001 – “The Life and Death of a Family Farm”

Presented by David Howard Day, Professor of Anthropology at Monroe Community College. Professor Day told the story of the archaeological excavation of a 19th century Brighton farm found on the Monroe Community College property, utilizing a slideshow.

Volume 1 Number 3

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