Maplewood Park History

Rochester Rose Society Constitution


Rochester Rose Society Constitution

The Rochester Rose Society’s Constitution was enacted on October 22, 1945. Prior to the first Maplewood Annual Rose Day in June 1952, rose shows were held annually at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, with over 1800 attendees. See the attached 1948-1950 new clippings.

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The Greater Rochester Rose Society

The GRRS was founded in 1919 to help its members and others learn more about the beloved rose. The GRRS is an affiliate chapter of the American Rose Society, which also provides a wealth of information about growing roses successfully.

Meets from 7 to 9pm
First Tuesday of most months
First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610

No meetings in January or February; picnic or tours elsewhere in the summer.

For information about meetings, rose shows, and membership, email the Society at