Special Events

Rochester to Honor Civil War Troop Force

When: Sat., June 14, 9:15-11 a.m. 2014

The Rochester-Monroe County Freedom Trail Commission's 10th annual tribute to the nearly 200,000 men of color and 7,000 white Civil War officers who constituted the United States Colored Troops (USCT.) The program includes reenactments to be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery's Grand Army of the Republic section, Fireman's Avenue and at the gravesites of William A. Brown (D-17, near North Gate), Nathan Sprague and wife Rosetta (Woodland Avenue, Range 2, Lot 200) and David Wycoff (Grove Avenue, Section O, Lot 291).