Lectures, Literary Events & Discussions

Rochester's Rich History: The History of Seneca Park Zoo

When: Sat., May 15, 1 p.m. 2021

Maureen Whalen's book, A History of Seneca Park Zoo, traces the Zoo’s history from 1894 through 2013. In this program she’ll track the many changes at the Zoo from its years as a menagerie collection emphasizing the entertainment value of animals to its current role in species conservation and habitat preservation. Since retiring as the Branch Manager of the Charlotte Branch of the Rochester Public Library, Maureen Whalen has pursued her interests in researching local history. Registration required. Details here.