October 21, 2002 – “Discover Brighton – 200 years of Brighton Architecture”
Presented by Cynthia Howk, Architectural Research Coordinator of the Landmark Society. This program explored the architecture in our backyard. Attendees discovered the wealth and variety of architectural styles within our town. Ms. Howk used slides and information that resulted from her research for the Brighton Historic Preservation Commission Historic Structures Survey in 1998. This meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall downstairs meeting room.
April 29, 2002 – “Rochester’s Horticultural History”
Presented by Beverly Gibson, Horticulturist of the Landmark Society. This overview of the development of the rich horticultural tradition in the Rochester region depicted how it began with the early settlers who built flour mills and covered the first nurserymen and seed men whose establishments flourished because of the prime farmland and favorable growing conditions. This meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall downstairs meeting room.
February 3, 2002 – Annual Meeting – “Program by Ed Cornwall: Antiques Expert”
Historic Brighton members and guests packed the room as Ed Cornwell, Rochester’s antiques and collectibles expert, brought local history to life as he presented and discussed objects from his own collection. This meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall downstairs meeting room.