Book reading and talk with children’s author


Kevin Coolidge on Saturday October 2 will highlight his book Rebecca, White House Raccoon.
This free Program starts at 3 p.m.

The Ontario County Historical Society (OCHS) is excited to announce that children’s author Kevin Coolidge will talk about the Raccoon that lived in the White House during the Coolidge Presidency. This program which will be hosted in the museum at 55 North Main Street Canandaigua, will begin at 3 p.m.

The program will consist of a PowerPoint presentation and after we will allow time to further discuss pets in the White House and in our own homes. Anyone who attends will be able to walk through the museum to see our current exhibits. Admission is free.

Coolidge is the owner of From My Shelf Books & Gifts in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. His book will compliment our current exhibit in the museum: “Our Family Companions: The History of Pets in Ontario County.”

This event and others can be found on the Ontario County Historical Society website –


About Ontario County Historical Society: The Ontario County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit Corporation that was established in 1902. It owns and operates a Community History Museum located in the Heart of the Historic District in Canandaigua, New York and is part of New York State’s Path Through History. The Society is not affiliated with any government agency and operated on public donations, membership dollars, and limited public and private grants.

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