Historical Society’s 24th Annual Antique Appraisal Day to Feature Twelve Appraisers

Historical Society’s 24th Annual Antique Appraisal Day to Feature Twelve Appraisers at the Rochester Community House on March 5 The Rochester-Avon Historical Society will host its 24th annual Antique Appraisal Day on Sunday, March 5 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. There will be twelve appraisers on hand to evaluate everything from antique art and Barbie dolls to writing instruments and violins. Antique Appraisal day, sponsored by the historical … [Read more...]

Rochester-Avon Historical Society Hosts Downtown Rochester Walking Tours

Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s 2016 Downtown Rochester Walking Tour Schedule The weather is improving and that means it's time once again for the Rochester Avon Historical Society’s annual walking tours of historic downtown Rochester. These popular tours are free to RAHS members and just $5 per person under the age of 55 and $3 per seniors (55+) and students. Bring your friends for what is sure to be an eye-opening and exciting adventure in Downtown Rochester. Each tour meets on the … [Read more...]

RAHS February 2015 Brown Bag Meeting: “The Mills of Avon Township”

Join the Rochester-Avon Historical Society for their lunchtime Brown Bag meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 12 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow in Rochester. The program will feature Deborah Remer and a discussion on early mills, mill owners, millers and those who built the mills which were vital to the Rochester area’s early economy. A retired science teacher from Walled Lake Middle School, Remer is a member of the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) and … [Read more...]