August 19, 2019

Terry Lehr will do a presentation entitled “When All of Rochester's Hospitals Got Sick”. Her presentation will attempt to answer these 3 questions: Why did every community that was affected by the Spanish Influena epidemic of 1918 need to handle the situation in its own way, What happened in Rochester when the epidemic began to sicken hundreds and kill scores of victims every day? And how did residents in nearby communities like Gates meet this crisis?

New Orleans

September 19, 2019

Chuck Baylis, Exec. Director Military History Society of Rochester will do a presentation about “Shipbuilding in 1812”. He will be talking about the War of 1812 on Lake Ontario primarily focusing on Sackett's Harbor, Kingston, and York.


October 21, 2019

Kelly Ulrich, Director of Education and Visitor Studies at Seneca Park Zoo Society will be giving a presentation about the Zoo's past to the present with a glimpse into the future.


November 18, 2019

Christopher Bensch, Vice President for Collections at the Strong Museum will be presenting a program entitled “Evolving a Dream:  From Margaret Woodbury Strong to the Strong Museum.


Holly Days

Holly Days will be held at the Hinchey House Saturday, November 30, December 1, December 7 and 8, December 1 and 15 from 1-3 pm.



Programs are held on the third Monday of each month at the Gates Town Hall Annex, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, 1605 Buffalo Road, Gates, NY 14624

All meetings are free, handicapped accessible and open to the public.

Audio loop available upon request.