Rochester Historical Society to meet Sept. 19

Sep 10, 2018

Event Date: 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

ROCHESTER - The Rochester Historical Society will meet Sept. 19 and feature a talk by Connie Esbach. Esbach will speak on Rochester businesses, past and present, to introduce this year’s museum exhibit.

The talk will focus on businesses in Rochester from colonial times to the present, highlighting how certain types of businesses have continued or changed to meet the needs of residents over the past 200 years. Meeting-goers will also learn the answers to questions such as: Was there ever a 60-foot dinosaur in Rochester? Where do people from southern New England go for fried clams? Are there any mills still operating in town? On which side of the street would you find a meeting place for Whigs or Tories?

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the East Rochester Church Museum, located at 355 County Road. Refreshments will be served.

 

Event Date: 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm