May 9th, 2019- Monthly Meeting in Villa Maria Athletic Center @ 7pm
Rosanne Higgins presents the Erie County Poorhouse Cemetery Project. She was born in Enfield, Connecticut, however, she spent much of her youth in Buffalo, New York. She studied the asylum Movement in the nineteenth century and its impact on disease specific mortality. This research focused on the Erie, Niagara, and Monroe County Poorhouses in Western New York.