Vintage Base Ball Games Return to Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will serve as the home field for another season of vintage baseball featuring the Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Club. Home matches will be held on Saturday, June 6, Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 19, Saturday, August 1, Sunday, August 23, and Sunday, August 30. Weekend matches start at 1 p.m. Admission is free to the matches and the Van Hoosen Dairy Barn and local history exhibits are open during the matches. In addition, every … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Opens for 2014 Drop-In Tours

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is open for drop-in tours starting Saturday, March 1st! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Museum encompasses 16 acres of historic buildings, gardens, houses, barns, children’s garden, historic landscape, and a schoolhouse. The area was settled in 1823 by the Lemuel Taylor family. After Sarah Taylor married Joshua Van Hoosen the farm named changed. Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen, a renowned surgeon grew up here and practiced … [Read more...]