Jenni Werner moved to Rochester 10 years ago. She certainly knew the stories of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Everyone who has sat through a junior history class has encountered those two.
Yet there is so much more to be found here, in widely diverse ways that often depart from standard definitions of history making.
“The stories are incredible,” Werner says. “Some of the most progressive movements in the country have come from this part of New York state. Both historically, and now.”
“Hundreds and hundreds of plays can be written about this area.”