Founders Day Celebration Kicks Off Bicentennial March 12

City of Rochester Kicks Off Bicentennial Celebration at the Rochester Hills Museum

Twenty-Seventeen marks the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Rochester. Founded in 1817, Rochester is the first settlement in Oakland County. The City is planning a series of Bicentennial events throughout the year to celebrate this milestone event.

The first Bicentennial event is Founders Day on Sunday, March 12, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. The event will include the announcement of the new members of the Community Hall of Fame and feature guest speakers, The Honorable Mayor of Rochester, Cathy Daldin and Tom Daldin, Host of the PBS series, Under The Radar.

Rochester, Where You Live

Rochester, Where You Live

“Cathy and I are honored and thrilled to speak at Rochester’s Founder Day Celebration,” explained Tom Daldin. “For almost 30 years now we’ve lived, worked, played and raised a family in Rochester and we look forward to sharing our love for this great community.”

Tickets are free, but space is limited. Tickets are available at the City of Rochester, 400 Sixth Street or at the Rochester DDA, 308 ½ Main Street.

For more information, contact the Rochester DDA at 248/656-0060.


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