Monday, May 15th | 6:30pm-8:15pm | The History of Rochester: 19th Century

The Flour/Flower City may be home, but how much do you know about our forebears? In this class hosted at Radio Social, students will encounter many of the diverse people – canallers and clergy, brewers and nurserymen, enslaved-and-freed-people, suffragettes and immigrants, mill-owners and “mechanics” – who, in the 19th century, laid the foundation for the lives we lead along the Genesee today.

Please note: Food and drinks will be available for purchase before class. Drinks can be ordered during class, too! Reservations are not required, but encouraged.

This class is appropriate for all ages, although anyone under the age of 14 must attend with a parent or guardian. Please purchase one ticket per person attending.

This class will take place at Radio Social located at located at 20 Carlson Rd, Rochester, NY 14610.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Tyler Lucero has connected people to our natural and human heritage as an interpreter at the Genesee Country Village & Museum, a science teacher in the Rochester City School District, a naturalist at West Irondequoit's Helmer Nature Center, and an interpretive ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park. He studied geology and history at Brown University, and has traveled widely to wild and historic places across the United States, but loves the people, landscape, and history of his native Western New York best.

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