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.
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.
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.