October 2, 2005 – “Browncroft – A Beautiful Section of a Beautiful City”
Presented by Sharon Bloemendaal. Mrs. Bloemendaal’s talk featured “Browncroft and Beyond” contrasting scenes as they were in the 1920s with the same scenes as they are now. The Sunday afternoon meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall auditorium.
June 25, 2005 – “Gideon Cobb Days – Historical focus: Old Brighton Village”
Displays of vintage photos were on the lawn of Brighton Presbyterian Church and a brief history of the area given by Leo Dodd. Tours of the village and the 1821 Brighton Cemetery were led by Mary Jo Lanphear, Brighton Town Historian. The celebration included a performance by the Dady Brothers.
June 26, 2005 – “Gideon Cobb Days – Bus tours of East Avenue”
Bus tours of East Avenue were narrated by Mary Jo Lanphear. The bus left from the Stone Tolan House parking lot at 1:30 and 2:30 PM.
April 12, 2005 – “The Bicentennial of East Avenue 1805 – 2005”
Presented by Betsy Brayer, this talk traced the 200 year history of East Avenue. The meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall Auditorium.
February 6, 2005 – Annual meeting – “Program: Why Historic Preservation is Vital to Our Future”
Presented by Henry McCartney, Executive Director of the Landmark Society of Western New York. The meeting was held in the Brighton Town Hall Auditorium.