COMING EVENTS

  2017  
 
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Tuesday, December 5 "CANDLELIGHT NIGHT" from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Village of Pittsford.

You are invited to meet Mrs. Claus who will be waiting for you at Historic Pittsford's Little House. Stop in to warm up, enjoy holiday cookies and cider, and view our historic 1819 two-room 'museum' that has been decorated especially for the holidays.

Shop from our gifts selection of books, posters, postcards, note cards, bags, Pittsford/Erie Canal sweatshirt and our brand NEW Pittsford jigsaw puzzles!

All to benefit Historic Pittsford: Preserving Our Future

 
   
  PAST EVENTS
 
 
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Sunday afternoon, October 29 DAY OF THE DEAD in the Pioneer Burying Ground (Mile Post Cemetery - 210 Mendon Rd.)

You are invited to our annual re-enactment of The Day of the Dead, where Pittsford luminaries from the distant past tell tales of their lives from the early years of living in our community.

Click here for a group picture of the personalities.

 
 
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Tueday, August 29 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. - in the Port of Pittsford Park - 22 North Main Street - Pittsford

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's (LCMM's) replica 1862 canal schooner Lois McClure will be in port at the Port of Pittsford Park in the village of Pittsford on Monday August 28 through Wednesday August 30 during her 2017 Legacy Tour commemorating the Erie Canal Bicentennial. The schooner began its tour in the spring of this year and will continue its journey into the fall, visiting ports along the Champlain and Erie Canals. The tour marks the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal's groundbreaking.
 
 
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Wednesday, August 9 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Mossa Dance Presents: "Diamonds--Honoring Great Women in History".
Mossa dancers will be honoring great women in history at the Pittsford Library! They performed last year at the Rochester Fringe Festival and will be returning in 2017. Dancers will bring the inspirational and compelling stories of Susan B. Anthony, Audrey Hepburn, Malala Yousafzai and Cleopatra alive through ballet and contemporary dance. Join us for this special program for all ages!    Registration required.
 
 
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Thursday, July 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

"Failure Is Impossible—Costumed Portrayal of Susan B. Anthony"
Historic Pittsford invites you to meet Susan B. Anthony, America's champion for woman suffrage, eight years after she voted illegally. What prompted her to appear in Congress every spring for 50 years and endure harsh conditions on the campaign trail? What victories and setbacks did she encounter along the way? Against a backdrop of 19th century images, Jeanne Gehret
portrays a vibrant Anthony in period costume using many of the      Open to the public.
suffragist's own words.   
 
 
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Thursday, July 20 "Historic Participation in the VoteTilla"

In 1917, the New York state constitution granted women the right to vote. It was the first Eastern state to fully enfranchise women.

A weeklong navigational celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York will take place along the Erie Canal from July 16 – 22.
 
The VoteTilla fleet will be sailing from Seneca Falls to Corn Hill in Rochester with a concluding parade and celebration at the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House on Madison Street. On July 20, the packet boats will dock overnight at the Port of Pittsford in the Village. Please join Historic Pittsford in greeting the passing boats and participating in this historic and educational event. Click here for additional details.
 
 
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Wednesday, July 12 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Historic Pittsford encourages you to attend "Rochester POI (Persons of Interest)"
Inspired by Jim Memmott's D&C series on Remarkable Rochesterians, Oser speaker , Bob Vukosic will share images, sounds and stories about people who were part of Rochester's rich history. You will hear some interesting tidbits about our well known Rochesterians and you may be surprised by the list of people with strong Rochester connections, and the deeds and accomplishments of some of our lesser known citizens as well. Open to the public.
 
 
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Wednesday, June 28 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

"Building the Erie Canal: The Deep Cut"
As the Erie Canal neared completion, the final push was to make the Deep Cut through the Niagara Escarpment. Michael McCarthy, President of Irish American Cultural Institute, Rochester Chapter and local author, will examine the difficulties the engineers faced and how the Irish laborers contributed in making the nearly impossible task a reality. July 4, 2017 marks the Bicentennial Celebration of the Erie Canal!                                 Open to the public.
 
 
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SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday June 11 at "Monroe's" 3001 Monroe Avenue (formerly the historic Spring House). We will have the entire place to ourselves!
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(MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE)


 
 
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Sunday, June 4 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library
- 24 State Street - Pittsford

Historic Pittsford is proud to support "Life in the Past Lane: History Along the Highways of NYS".
Whether day trips or week-long vacations, there are always historic destinations on the horizon in New York State. 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Erie Canal construction and 100 years of women's suffrage. Join Lisa Wemett and Terry Mulee and explore homes of artists, authors, and presidents all across our state.    Open to the public.
 
 
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Wednesday, May 17 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. - in the Fisher Meeting Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Historic Pittsford presents "A Boy's Life in the Baby Boom: True Tales from Small Town America". Join former Pittsford resident James Herbert Smith's talk about growing up in the pre-digital age community of Pittsford. His memoir is reminiscent of Huck Finn's boyhood, but in the place we call our “home town.”   Open to the public.

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to read an excerpt from the book)
 
 
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Monday, May 15 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. - in the Fletcher Steele Room at the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Historic Pittsford is pleased to recommend "Bullets and Ballots: Suffering and Suffrage on the Road to Freedom"

Meet Clara Barton, Susan B. Anthony, and some of their contemporaries. Was their labor worth it? History is now telling us the answer. Join history enthusiast Jerry Bennett as he shares on abolition, emancipation, and suffrage – while drawing on his 50 years of Red Cross service. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in NYS.   Open to the public.
 
 
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May 5 at 10:00 a.m. - Pittsford Cemetery located between East Avenue and Washington Road - Pittsford

Walking Tour of Pittsford Cemetery - Town & Village Historian Audrey Johnson and "Illuminated History" genealogist Vicki Profitt will discuss the history of Pittsford Cemetery and the early residents buried there.

Participants are to meet at the cemetery flagpole. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for rain. Open to the public.

  2016  
 
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Tuesday, December 6 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Village of Pittsford

CANDLELIGHT NIGHT - Stop by the Little House, located at 18 Monroe Avenue, that will once again be aglow with holiday lights. Smiling faces welcome visitors in for treats, history and a special visit with Mrs. Claus. P.S. Bring a camera to take a festive picture of your family with her.

And, while you are there, check out our newly offered "Pittsford" sweatshirt that will be available for purchase ($40) just in time for the winter season. (Proceeds will be used to support Historic Pittsford.)

Click here for more information on Candlelight Night.
 
 
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Sunday, October 30 at 2 pm DAY OF THE DEAD in the Pioneer Burying Ground (Mile Post Cemetery)

Actors will portray the lives of Pittsford's earliest settlers at gravesides throughout the cemetery. Hear the stories of pioneers Stephen and Sarah Hincher Lusk and how they arrived in this area. Meet Colonel Caleb Hopkins and learn why our town is named Pittsford, and discover the incredible lives of other people who resided in our community in its earliest days.

The Pioneer Burying Ground is located at 210 Mendon Road, south of the Village at the intersection of South Main Street and Mendon Road; participants may park at the United Church of Pittsford (123 South Main Street, corner of Sunset Boulevard) and use a free shuttle to the cemetery. An onsite reception inside the Mile Post School will directly follow the tour, and light refreshments will be served. Please dress for the weather. There is no fee for this program and it is open to the public, but registration through the Town of Pittsford Recreation department is required.
   
 
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Thursday, October 13 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. - Fisher Meeting Room in the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford
Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America


Michael Keene is the author of five previous books about 19th century New York history. The author of Folklore and Legends of Rochester, Mr. Keene's latest book uncovers how the Erie Canal opened up vital passageways that led to the advent of the major social, political, and religious movements that swept through upstate New York during the 19th century.

Michael Keene is also well known as the award-winning producer of the four part historical documentary series "Visions".
   
 
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SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday July 17 starting at 3:00 p.m. Tom Grasso will be the guest speaker at "Monroe's" 3001 Monroe Avenue (formerly the historic Spring House).   We will have the entire place to ourselves!
Click the image ‹ for details..

(MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE)

 
 
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May 21 at 10:00 a.m. - Pittsford Cemetery located between East Avenue and Washington Road - Pittsford

Walking Tour of Pittsford Cemetery - Town & Village Historian Audrey Johnson and "Illuminated History" genealogist Vicki Profitt will discuss the history of Pittsford Cemetery and the early residents buried there.
Participants are to meet at the cemetery flagpole.
Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for rain.
No registration required.
   
 
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Sunday, May 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.- Fisher Meeting Room in the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Images of Pittsford: Sharing the Stories of Our Community

Historic Pittsford is pleased to present Pittsford Town and Village Historian Audrey Maxfield Johnson and "Illuminated History" genealogist Vicki Masters Profitt for a presentation about our community's heritage based on their book, "Images of America - PITTSFORD".

Registration is required.

 
 
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Sunday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m. - Fisher Meeting Room in the Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford
Hopkins Farm Historic 200th Anniversary Celebration - Historic Pittsford presents a personal look at one of Pittsford's founding families and the evolution of agriculture in our community. Please stop by to visit farmer Mark Greene, a descendent of 1812 war hero Col. Caleb Hopkins (who gave Pittsford its name). Mark will share his family's Pittsford heritage, along with photos and artifacts, and answer your questions about our community's agricultural beginning to farming in Pittsford today. Click here to view the mailing postcard.  No registration required. Refreshments will be served.
   

  2015  
 
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Sunday, November 1 at 2 pm in the Pioneer Burying Ground (Mile Post Cemetery) Historic Pittsford's "Day of the Dead" enactment.

Join us in the cemetery as actors portray the lives of Pittsford's earliest settlers. Hear the stories of pioneers Stephen and Sarah Hincher Lusk and how they arrived in this area. Meet Colonel Caleb Hopkins and learn why our town is named Pittsford, and discover the incredible lives of other people who resided in our community in its earliest days.

The Pioneer Burying Ground is located south of the village at the intersection of South Main Street and Mendon Road. Please dress warmly. The event is free and open to the public but registration through the Town of Pittsford Recreation department is required. Click here to login on their site and enroll for this "hauntingly" historic tour.

 
 
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August 13 from 4:00 until 7:30 pm
Pittsford Village Farmers Market    
N. Main St. entrance to the Library Parking lot with plenty of easy parking at Bank of America across from the Market.

Historic Pittsford & Friends of Pittsford Village will co-sponsor a
"Jazz and Homegrown Antiques Roadshow" at the Pittsford Village Farmers Market.  Bring your family treasure and have it appraised by our experts. 

Also bring your lawn chair and listen to the music that will start at 5:30 pm.


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Historic Pittsford's Annual Meeting and
50th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, July 18 at Monroe's (the Spring House)
3001 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford
MEMBERS ONLY
- $15.00 per person
 
 
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Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pittsford Library                    

Thomas Grasso
President of the Canal Society of New York State
will speak on "The Erie Canal - Close to home..."







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  2014  
 
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Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.in the Village of Pittsford
Candlelight Night - Our own Little House, located at 18 Monroe Avenue, will once again be aglow with Christmas lights and smiling faces as we welcome visitors in for treats, history and a special visit by Mrs. Claus.
 
 
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Wednesday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m.
in Northfield Lodge #426, 17 Church Street in the Village of Pittsford

Murder and Mayhem in Mendon and Honeoye Falls

Join us for an evening of intrigue as Mendon Town Historian Diane Ham and Honeoye Falls Village Historian Lynne Menz discuss and sign copies of their book, Murder and Mayhem in Mendon and Honeoye Falls: Murderville” in Victorian New York.

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Thursday, September 18 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Presented by the East Bloomfield Historical Society; 8 South Avenue, East Bloomfield

"The Iroquois Confederation in the 17th Century" - History in our Backyard  
Hear a discussion about the history of the early residents of New York State: the Iroquois Confederacy, its origin, lifestyle of its residents, their interaction with European settlers, the Beaver Wars, and their influence on our American character.
Presented by Harvey Limbeck, a Friends of Ganondagan volunteer.
Open to the public.  Following the presentation, a light refreshment will be served; providing a nice opportunity to talk with the speaker and members of our extended community.
 
 
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SAVE THE DATE: September 18 from 4:00 until 7:30 pm
Pittsford Village Farmers Market    
N. Main St. entrance to the Library Parking lot

Historic Pittsford & Friends of Pittsford Village will host a Homegrown Antiques Roadshow at the Pittsford Village Farmers Market.
Bring your family treasure and have it appraised by our experts.
 
 
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Historic Pittsford's Annual Meeting
Saturday, July 12  at 5:00 p.m. at the Spring House
3001 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford
MEMBERS ONLY
- $10.00 per person

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Sunday, April 27 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd.

Meet Pat Gorthy, Author of Peppermint Summer - Historic Pittsford is pleased to welcome author Pat Gorthy, who will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of her children's book, Peppermint Summer.

The book tells the story of ten-year-old Emily Taylor who travels on the Erie Canal from Rochester to Lyons in 1860 to help her grandparents on their peppermint farm.

The paperback book will be available for $10.80, with cash or checks accepted. This event is free and is open to the public. Donations to the food cupboard will be gratefully accepted at the door.

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Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd

"Lawyer Lincoln's Last Trial" - In this first ever commercial presentation of the movie “Go Down, Moses”, Historic Pittsford board member David Minor portrays President Abraham Lincoln. The late Otis Young wrote and produced the film featuring an imaginary courtroom drama in which Abraham Lincoln went on trial to defend his historical image as the Great Emancipator. The movie was filmed in the 1990s in a courtroom of the Ontario County Courthouse with a completely amateur cast. Young asked David to play the Lincoln role, while he himself played the judge.

Your donation of canned goods for the Food Cupboard will be gratefully accepted at the door.


  2013  
 
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Tuesday, December 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Village of Pittsford
Candlelight Night - Join us at the Little House for cookies, refreshments and Christmas Carols plus Mrs. Claus will greet and visit with children from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. This could be a great opportunity to take a family photo for your holiday greeting card.
 
 
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Saturday, November 2 at 4:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Burial Grounds (click for image) located at the intersection of South Main Street and Mendon Road
THE LIVING ARE INVITED...
to the resurrection of the Day of the Dead! Join us as we speak with the spirits of War of 1812 hero Col. Caleb Hopkins, early Pittsford pioneer Stephen Lusk, brick maker Elihu Doud and other fascinating citizens of early Pittsford.
PLEASE DRESS WARMLY! (and bring a flashlight - to avoid stepping on a buried soul?)
This family-friendly event, sponsored by Historic Pittsford, is free and open to the public. Immediately following the tour, a reception, with light refreshments, will be offered inside the Mile Post School. Also, copies of Images of America - P
ITTSFORD will be available for purchase and the authors, Audrey Maxfield Johnson and Vicki Masters Profitt, will be there to sign copies of the book.
 
 
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Sunday, July 14 at 5:00 p.m. at the 1842 Cobblestone School/Masonic Hall
MEMBERS ONLY
Historic Pittsford Annual Meeting and Picnic at 17 Church Street, Pittsford Village.
Reservations ARE required. Please contact the Historic Pittsford Office by Thursday evening, July 11 by calling 381-2941 or click here to send an email to historicpittsford@gmail.com.
 
 
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Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd.

New York's "New Frontier" - Western New York in the late 18th century to 1835; 16 million acres west of Geneva. How it was surveyed, divided, found/sought/sold to pioneers? And for how much? Who were the competing investors? What was the Holland Land Company?
Guest Speaker, Bob Kelly, Historic Interpreter and President of the Middlebury Historical Society of Wyoming County will speak to these questions and tell us about luminaries such as Robert Morris, Phelps and Gorham.
Open to the public. Admission: Please bring a food donation for the Pittsford Food Cupboard.
 
 
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Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m.at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd.

Bob Marcotte - Public Speaker, Field Trip Leader, Author and Retired Democrat & Chronicle Columnist will narrate his power-point presentation, “Rochester Soldiers at Gettysburg” in observance of the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg. Included will be a look at Rochester area soldiers and regiments that were involved in every key part of the famous battle…from the first stubborn resistance by the cavalry on the first day, to Little Round Top on the second, to Pickett's Charge on the third.
Open to the public. Admission: Please bring a food donation for the Pittsford Food Cupboard.



  2012  
 
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Tuesday, December 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.in the Village of Pittsford
Candlelight Night - Cider and cookies will be available in the Little House and Mrs. Claus will welcome all the visiting youngsters. Bring your cameras for a nice photo opportunity.
 
 
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Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.in the Village of Pittsford
Junior League House Tour - Historic Pittsford is pleased to welcome the Junior League of Rochester to Pittsford as the JLR celebrates its 80th anniversary with a 2012 House Tour in the village.
Six houses will be featured, in addition to the Pittsford Village Hall and Historic Pittsford's own Little House. Tickets are $25 each. For ticket sales and other information about the JLR House Tour, please visit their website at www.jlroch.org.
 
 
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Sunday, October 28 at 4:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Burying Ground
Historic Pittsford's 4th Annual "Day of the Dead" - We are resurrecting the Day of the Dead! Join us as we speak with the spirits of brick maker Elihu Doud, Civil War mother Jane Ann Patterson and other fascinating citizens of early Pittsford as portrayed by Historic Pittsford members.
Glover Perrin will make his first appearance, as will several other new characters. Please dress warmly and bring a flashlight. The Pioneer Burying Ground is located at the intersection of South Main Street and Mendon Road. This event is free, and open to the public.
 
 
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Thurday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd.

For our first program of the 2012-2013 year, Historic Pittsford is pleased to have former Town of Pittsford Supervisor, Collector, Author and Publisher of Local History Paul M. Spiegel. He will delight you with his illustrated stories of "People I Wish I Had Known"
Open to the public.
Admission: Please bring a food donation for the Pittsford Food Cupboard.
 
 
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Sunday, July 15 at 5:00 p.m. at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Doug Drake
MEMBERS ONLY
Historic Pittsford Annual Meeting and Picnic at 28 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford Village.
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Thursday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. - Pittsford Community Library - 24 State Street - Pittsford

Historic Pittsford is proud to host a presentation by David McNellis, the author of "Reflections on Big Spring, a History of Pittsford and Western New York".
Please come meet David and listen as he describes his work on Pittsford and Brighton's history.
A special welcome is extended to members of Historic Brighton; our neighbors and partners in history.
Open to the public.
 
 
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Monday, May 28 - Memorial Day Parade
Historic Pittsford members are invited to join in the parade. Participants should plan to meet at Sutherland High School at 9:30 a.m. Let's have a good turnout. It's great fun marching (strolling) through the Village to the beat of our local bands. Hope to see you there!
 
 
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Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church - 36 South Main Street - Pittsford

Lynne Belluscio, Director and Curator of the Le Roy Historical Society, will visually document this fascinating tale and detail Henry's path from upstate NY to Washington DC. Open to the public.
 
 
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Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd
 "A HOMEOWNER EDUCATIONAL FORUM ON WINDOWS"
With the increasing emphasis on energy conservation and "going green", homeowners are being inundated with ads encouraging the replacement of old windows. Two experienced professionals will present information on the design styles and energy value of old windows when properly cared for.
Steve Jordan, author of "Rehab Rochester: a Sensible Guide for Old-House Maintenance, Repair and Rehabilitation" and contributing editor to the Old-House Journal, will show the attendees materials and demonstrate the various methods used to make windows energy efficient and will answer ay questions that directly relate to the attendee's properties . Virginia Searl, engineer and architect of Bero Architects , will explain rationals behind retaining old windows in several of the firm's restoration projects.
Open to the public. Admission: Please bring a food donation for the Pittsford Food Cupboard.
 
 
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Saturday & Sunday, March 17 & 18 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. @ Shults Center on Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. Pittsford

"Genesee Country Antique Dealer's Association - Antique Fair"
. Historic Pittsford will host a booth and display literature, Landmark Society books and other historical items for sale. Representatives will be able to assist you in becoming a member of Historic Pittsford. For details see www.antiquesrochesterny.com
 
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Thursday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd

"The Lighthouses of the Port of Rochester"
Join FRED AMATO, current president of the Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society, as he presents a history of the light stations that have existed on the Charlotte Pier. Starting with the first station in 1792 and including the current lighthouse, which is the second oldest on the Great Lakes.
Open to the public. Admission: Please bring a food donation for the Pittsford Food Cupboard.
   

  2011  
 
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Tuesday, December 6 "Candlelight Night" in the Pittsford village

Stop by the Little House (18 Monroe Avenue) from 6 - 9 p.m for cookies, a warm drink and to say hello to Mrs. Claus
 
 
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Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford; on the corner of South Main Street and Sunset Blvd

Welcome Wayne Goodman, the new Executive Director, Landmark Society of Western NY. Hear his presentation on “Community and Preservation” followed by Questions and Answers.
Open to the public. Admission: Donations for the Pittsford Food Cupboard in appreciation for the use of the church facilities.
 
 
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Sunday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. We are resurrecting the "Day of the Dead" cemetery tour. We will speak with the spirits of Sarah and Stephen Lusk, Colonel Caleb Hopkins and other fascinating citizens of Pittsford. You are invited to join us in the Pittsford Pioneer Buring Ground located at the intersections of South Main Street, Stone Road and Route 64.
P.S. Please dress warmly and bring a flashlight - you never know who might reach out to touch your ankle!
 
 
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Sunday, July 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Daniele
MEMBERS ONLY
Historic Pittsford Annual Meeting and Picnic at 31 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford.
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Thursday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m.
"Rehabilitation of The Avon Opera Block - Process and Results"
Join Kelly Cole, Deputy Supervisor for the Town of Avon and Joanne DeMarle, Architect for Bero Architecture, to learn about the successful rehabilitation of the 1876 Avon Opera Block building into Town Offices and Town and Village Court facilities.
United Church of Pittsford, 123 South Main Street at Sunset Blvd., Pittsford, NY.
Suggested adminssion: Donations for the Pittsford Food Cupboard in appreciation for the use of the church facilities.
 
 
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Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 36 South Main Street in Pittsford

"Illuminated History: The Civil War Soldiers of Pittsford"
Historic Pittsford Board Member and Civil War genealogist, Vicki Profitt, recounts stories of local residents who served in this North/South conflict. This is an opportunity to observe, in an up close and personal way, the sesqui-centennial of our nation's sad but epic event.
 
 
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Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sunday March 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. @ Nazareth College, Pittsford

"Genesee Country Antique Dealer's Association - Antique Fair". 
 Historic Pittsford will host a booth and display literature, Landmark Society books and other historical items for sale. Representatives will be able to assist you in becoming a member of Historic Pittsford. For details see www.antiquesrochesterny.com
 
 
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Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

"Lost Architects of Rochester: a Selection of 19th & 20th Century Names"
 
Cynthia Howk of the Landmark Society shines a light on local architects who, once recognized in their field, have become “unknown” to our generation.
 
 
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Wednesday, February 16 from 1:06 to 1:57 PM
"Historic Industrial Buildings, their Historic Significance & Challenges for Reuse and Redevelopment"

Cynthia Howk of the Landmark Society will be a guest on the Bob Smith talk show, WXXI / 1370AM.
It will be a live broadcast and call in participation from the public is invited.
Click here for additional information.
   

  2010  
 
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Tuesday December 7, 6-9 p.m.

"Candlelight Night"
The Little House opens its doors to welcome all with cookies, drinks and an opportunity to talk with Mrs. Claus!
 
 
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Sunday September 12, 12-5 p.m.

"Celebrate Corbett's Glen"
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Sunday July 11, 5 -8 p.m.

MEMBERS ONLY
Historic Pittsford Annual Meeting at 48 Sutherland Street, Pittsford Village.
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Saturday May 22, 10 a.m. - 12 noon

MEMBERS ONLY
"A Visit to Corbett's Glen" hosted by Debbie and Jeff Vincent.
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Thursday March 25, 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford, South Main St at Sunset Blvd. Pittsford

"The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 - A Fair to Remember"
presented by Arlene Wright Vanderlinde
Click here for additional information.
 
 
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Saturday March 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sunday March 21, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. @ Nazareth College, Pittsford

"Genesee Country Antique Dealer's Association - Antique Fair" -
 Historic Pittsford will host a booth and display literature, Landmark Society books and other historical items for sale. Representatives will be able to assist you in becoming a member of Historic Pittsford. For details see www.antiquesrochesterny.com
 
 
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Thursday February 4, 7:30 p.m. @ St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 28 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsford

"Rochester's Electric Rail Systems and the impact on Pittsford"
   

  2009  
 
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Tuesday December 1, 6 - 8 p.m "Pittsford Candlelight Night", Pittsford Village
Historic Pittsford's "Little House" will hold an open house.
 
 
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Sunday November 1, 6:00 pm @ Pittsford Pioneer Cemetery, Route 64 and Stone Road, Pittsford

The "Day of the Dead" cemetery tour. P.S. Please bring a flashlight.
 
 
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Saturday October 17, 1:00 pm @ Schoen Place Grain Silo, Pittsford
MEMBERS ONLY
Take a tour of the newly-restored Pittsford grain silo.
 
 
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Thursday March 26, 7:30 pm @ Christ Episcopal Church, 37 South Main Street, Pittsford

The story of John Quinn, tailor and his Garbutt, NY, tailor shop - Built 1849.
Presented by Sabrina Henneman, Collections Registrar, Genesee Country Museum with remembrances of his hometown, rural Garbutt, by Pittsford resident, Dick Minster.
 
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Saturday & Sunday, March 21 and 22  34th annual "Antiques on Campus" presented by
Genesee Country Antique Dealer's Association and held at Nazareth College.
For details see www.antiquesrochesterny.com