Educational Programs

Happy 200th Birthday, Dayton Morgan (Presenter: Dr. Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer)

When: November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Dayton S. Morgan’s birth. Originally from the nearby town of Ogden, D. S. Morgan settled and flourished as a businessman in Brockport. While his business ventures required him to travel extensively, the letters he sent to his family and business partners at the D.S. Morgan and Co. plant in Brockport present him as a caring father and a man conscious of his civic duties in the village. This program will present the many facets of this self-made man known as “one of Brockport’s leading citizens.”

Forgotten Christmas Stories, Remembered – Mary Jane Holmes” (Presenters: Mr. Christopher Albrecht & Brockport Students)

When: December 23, 2019 - 7:00pm (this is the rescheduled date due to weather)

Mary Jane Holmes wrote the “Christmas Font.” However, she wrote many other Christmas stories that were published in her book, Christmas Stories. You will be treated to a brief history of authoress, Mary Jane Holmes, and wonderful evening of hearing Christmas stories published by her in 1884.  Live music begins at 6:50pm, program concludes with refreshments.

Helen Hastings, Rediscovered (Presenter: Sarah Hart)

When: January 15, 2020 - 7:00pm

Hellmira – The Story of the Civil War Boys (Presenter: Derek Maxfield)

When: February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm

Victorian Taxidermy by David Bruce has been cancelled due to the coronavirus.  We hope to reschedule some time in the future (Presenter: Chris Hunt and Dr. Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer).  

When: March 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Henry Selden, the Political Leader (Presenter: Dr. William Andrews) - This program will probably be cancelled due to the coronavirus.  Please check before attending

When: April 15, 2020 - 7:00pm


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