RAHS Feb. Meeting: “The Parallel Lives of the Hamlin and Woodward Families”

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) will hold its evening meeting for members and the public on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town in Rochester. The program will feature historical researcher and librarian Deborah Larsen and a look at the parallel lives and legacies of two prominent Rochester pioneer families. Learn how the paths of John F. Hamlin and Lysander Woodward intersected and shaped the history of our … [Read more...]

RAHS September 2014 Brown Bag Meeting

Come and listen to what life was like in Rochester in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s through today when longtime resident and community activist Gail Kemler describes her life in Rochester during her talk “Chapter Two: Gail’s Adventures in Rochester.” Attendees may bring a lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided. Admission is free. The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) was founded in 1969 to help preserve, collect and interpret the history of the greater Rochester area for present … [Read more...]