Charles Perkins gave the opening address of the Rochester Athenaeum on July 20, 1829.[1] Perkins Road was named after Charles Perkins.[2]


  1. Gordon, D. R. Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1982. Print, pg. 8.
  2. What's In A Name: Perkins Road