Rochester Hills Museum Community Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Founder’s Day Celebration

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Annual Founder’s Day Event March 11 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be inducting three new members into the Community Hall of Fame at the Founder’s Day Celebration on Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. The annual Founder’s Day program, sponsored by the Rochester Historical Commission, recognizes the founding of Rochester on March 17, 1817 by James Graham. This year’s event features renowned ragtime pianist, Bob Milne. Bob grew up in Rochester … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Library Receives Large Bequest

On February 21, 2013 the Rochester Hills Public Library received a check for $204,818.34 from the estate of Mary & Lenore Cavanagh former residents of Rochester Hills.  The gift is unrestricted. “The Cavanaugh sisters valued the service the Library offers the community and wanted to make a major contribution to the work of the Library,” said Library Board President Robert Bonam.  The money will be used to help refurbish the 1992 building.             “The Library Board recently … [Read more...]