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More than the price is right

William Shatner for Loblaws

Canadian actor and Star Trek Captain, William Shatner did comercials for popular Canadian grocery store chain, Loblaws. Loblaws had several stores in New York until the early 70’s, including one in downtown Rochester.


Mark Hamill for Marsh’s

Not only Star Trek actors do grocery store commercials. During the late 80’s, Mark Hamill did ads for grocery store chains in California and Ohio.

Mark Hamill for Kodak

Long before Star Wars fame, Mark Hamill did an ad for Kodak cameras.

Mark Hamill for Kodak

Alec Baldwin talks about his mom.

A very valid reason not to leave Western New York…Wegmans.

Museum Mysteries?

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The Repair Shop

Netflix just added another season of The Repair Shop to its offerings. If you haven’t seen it, we highly recommend it. Talented artisan’s restoring pieces of family history.

Mountain Penny Farthing

A Mountain Penny Farthing! Hold on, hold on…before you head out to buy one, this is actually a highly polished 3d drawing by artist, Guillaume Bout. See more of Guillaume’s work.

Susan B. Anthony’s Visit

Susan B. Anthony mentioned her speaking tour visits to Webster and West Webster in her 1873 day planner.

Thanks to the Library of Congress and our intrepid researchers, you can see what she wrote. It’s not too late to enter our drawing for a Susan B. Anthony Barbie doll. Simply visit our membership page and become a member. (Renewals are welcome too!)

View Susan B. Anthony’s day planner on the Library of Congress website.