East Rochester's 125th Anniversary
The QUASQUICENTENNIAL Celebration!
CELEBRATE WITH US
On December 10th, 2022 we will celebrate the 125 year anniversary of the formation of East Rochester. There will be a huge celebration and open house from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm throughout the Eyer Building with a guided tour begininng at 1:00 pm.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Eyer Building Open House.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Celebration Ceremony: Jean Daniels Community Center on the Town/Village History: The story of East Rochester.
1:00 pm Guided Tour conducted By Historian Anita Mance
Eyer Building Open House
Come to the open house at the Eyer Building to explore everything and anything under its roof. Visit the Jean Daniel Community Center and learn about the programs within. Been wondering about the Youth Center? Come on down and meet our team and see the facility. Check out the vast library of books and resources. Stop into the Office of Local History department and expore our past.
A formal ceremony is to be held to commemorate this historic day for East Rochester in the Jean Daniels Community Center. The ceremony starts promptly at 12:00 pm.
Our Town/Village History
At 1:00 pm, the Office of Local History will give a guided tour throughout the Eyer Building discussing the formation and development of East Rochester. Learn about the Village of Despatch, the largest shopping mall this side of the Mississippi and Fryatt's Department store. Why is our little community known as the "The Home of Champions"? Did you know there used to be a tunnel under the rail-road tracks for pedestrians? Why is the Piano Works called the Piano Works? And so many more questions will be answered.