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A Rochester Retrospective: Celebrating the Past 200 Years
2017-12-14 - 2018-08-31
Central Library - Local History & Genealogy Division, 2nd Floor Rundel Building
This exhibit commemorates the bicentennials of the establishment of Rochesterville and the beginning of construction on the Erie Canal in 1817, the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass' birth in 1818, and the centennials of women winning the right to vote in New York State and the United States' entry into World War I in 1917. Come learn about Rochester's role in these landmark anniversaries as we celebrate them in 2017-2018.  
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