What's Rose up to?
Evans Collection at Scotland National Library
Learn how Walter Evans became a collector of 400 years of African-American history and art, including rare F. Douglass family letters.
Monday February 4 at Frederick Douglass Community Library, 971 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
Saturday April 27 at Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia
A slide presentation on Rose's book Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, NY: Their Home Was Open to All
Tuesday February 12
Sponsored by the Greece Historical Society.
Greece Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd, Rochester, NY 14612
19th-Century Notables in Mt. Hope Cemetery
Get a glimpse of locals from George Washington's Drummer Boy, Nathaniel Rochester, abolitionists Frederick and Anna Douglass, and more.
Thursday, January 3 at a monthly local history series at Charlotte Branch Library, 3558 Lake Ave, Rochester, 14612
Thursday, June 13 at St. Albans - St. Cecilia Guild, Christ Church in Pittsford, NY.
19th Century Notables in Mt. Hope Cemetery
Thursday April 19, 2018
Light refreshments 6:30 p.m.; presentation 7 p.m.
Ellwanger Estate B&B, 625 Mt. Hope Ave.
$15 includes donation to Landmark Society Gardens.
Reservations at: email@example.com
19th Century Notables in Mt. Hope Cemetery
Sunday, February 25 at 2 PM
Calvary St. Andrews Church
Averill Avenue, Rochester 14620
Free for all; donations accepted
First Unitarian Church, Winton Rd N. in Rochester
Dec. 1, 5-9 pm and Dec. 2, 10 am - 4 pm
Rochester Children's Book Festival 2017 at MCC
Saturday, November 4 10 AM - 4 PM
Slide presentation by Rose O'Keefe at 10:15 on 19th Century Notables in
Mt. Hope Cemetery.
RACWI and Altrusa Club Book Festival to Go
School 17, Rochester, NY
Armchair Tour of Mt. Hope Cemetery
May 6, TM District 65 Conference, Downtown Rochester
April 17 at Gates Historical Society, Gates Town Hall
April 13 at Chestnut Court at St. Johns Meadows.
February 7 at the monthly meeting of the genealogy group at the
Ogden Farmers’ Library.
Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, NY
April 10 at F Douglass Community Library, Rochester
Rochester Children's Book Festival 2016 at MCC
Saturday, November 12 10 AM - 4 PM
Presentation on Armchair Tour of Mt. Hope Cemetery;
Frederick and Anna Douglass and their Contemporaries.
Frederick and Anna Douglass and their Circle in Mt. Hope Cemetery
Presentation October 23
Penfield Presbyterian Church
May 16, 6:00 to 8:00
Author Rose O’Keefe teams up with story teller D’lores Simmons for a slide show and historical talk honoring the women in the Douglass family circle.
Location: Ellwanger Estate, 625 Mt. Hope Ave
Tour the gardens at 6:00; refreshments on the porch at 6:30; slide show at 7:00.
Tickets $20, to benefit the historic Ellwanger gardens.
Reading: Special Delivery: From One Stop to Another on the Underground Railroad,
Children’s Book Fair
Barnes & Noble
1305 Mt. Hope Ave. Rochester, NY.
Saturday, February 13
Western NY Children's Book Festival
Self-Published Book Festival
Downtown Rochester Public Library
In addition to talks and tours to private groups this fall, Rose will be giving a short talk on the Douglass family at the annual:
Rochester Children's Book Festival
Monroe Community College
Third Thursday History Shows
Odd Fellows Building
357 Gregory Street
Thursday Aug. 20 at 7 p.m.
Local history author Rose O’Keefe will present at slide show, “Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, NY.”
Thursday July 16 at 7 p.m.
Veteran history author Richard Reisem will present a slide show, “Myron Holley, Rochester’s Unsung Hero.”
Fri. Dec. 6 (5-9 pm) and Sat. Dec. 7 (10-2), First Unitarian Church Alternative Faire, 220 Winton Road.
Tue. Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Highland Park Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting and Holiday Sale, Artisan Church, Clinton Ave.
Mon. Nov. 3, presentations at lunch and tea at S.B Anthony House, 17 Madison St.
Sat. Nov. 15, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Roch. Children’s Book Festival at MCC, 1000 E. Hen. Rd
Sat. Nov. 22, 10 a.m., Book Signing, Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin St., Fairport
Sat. Nov. 22, 2 p.m., Show & Tell, MoodMakers Books, Village Gate, 302 N. Goodman St.
Wed. Oct. 15, noon news brief on WROC TV Ch. 8. Click here to view the video of this interview with Mark Gruba about Special Delivery: From One Stop to Another on the Underground Railroad.
Wed. Oct. 15. Good Day Rochester on WHAM TV Ch. 13. Click here to view the video of this interview with Norma Holland and others about Special Delivery: From One Stop to Another on the Underground Railroad.
Wed. Oct. 15, 7 p.m. Show & Tell, Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave, Pittsford
14 - 1 PM Author appearance at Mount Hope Cemetery prior to the Frederick Douglass tour from 1-3 pm.
30 - Wellness on Wednesdays, Immanual Lutheran Church, Webster, "Historic Genesee Country, 1142-1872"
Interview with Rochester TV personality Mark Gruba. Click here to see the interview about Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, NY
Presentation at the Amerian Association of University Women, Rochester, NY