Saturday, January 31, 2015

Winter Discovery Series - A Lincoln Tribute


February 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

 Craig Braack, Allegany County Historian;

“A Lincoln Tribute”

Examine the 1863 battle of Gettysburg, the creation of the National Cemetery, Lincoln's address, and the 150th anniversary celebration.

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Part of the
Mount Morris Dam Winter Discovery Series
“American Perspectives”
Every Saturday at 1pm January 10th through March 28th
Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area Visitor’s Center
 6103 Visitor Center Road, Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Call 585-658-4790 for more information.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Winter Discovery Series - Gardens of Stone

 
February 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

 Eileen LaFave-Bickford, Caledonia Historian;

“Gardens of Stone”

Explore the art and symbolism of headstones, and how it has evolved from the early 1800s to today.
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Part of the
Mount Morris Dam Winter Discovery Series
“American Perspectives”
Every Saturday at 1pm January 10th through March 28th
Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area Visitor’s Center
 6103 Visitor Center Road, Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Call 585-658-4790 for more information.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Winter Discovery Series - The Female Perspective


January 31, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

 Amie Alden, Livingston County Historian;

“The Female Perspective”

Presenting Livingston County women who changed the status quo from pioneer days to the modern era.

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Part of the
Mount Morris Dam Winter Discovery Series
“American Perspectives”
Every Saturday at 1pm January 10th through March 28th
Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area Visitor’s Center
 6103 Visitor Center Road, Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Call 585-658-4790 for more information.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Early West Seneca


Title
"Early West Seneca"
Author's name(s)
James Pace
Choose one
Current Historian
Current/former Historian of
West Seneca
County of
Erie
Publisher / Printer
Western New York Heritage Press
Copyright date
2012
Brief Description
An article in Western New York Heritage Magazine, Spring 2012 Ed., dealing with the Community of True Inspiration - a German-speaking Christian sect who settled in early West Seneca
Price
$7.00
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
Make payable to
West Seneca Historical Society
Mail to
Street Address: 919 Mill Rd.
City: West Seneca
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14224
Country: United States
Web address
If you need to provide further information, you may enter it here.
Please contact West Seneca Historical Society for purchasing information: historicalsociety@twsny.org or (716) 674-4283.

 

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

VFW Post 374: 75 Years in Arcade



Title
VFW Post 374: 75 Years in Arcade
Author's name(s)
Jeffrey C. Mason
Choose one
Current Historian
Current/former Historian of
Town and Village of Arcade
County of
Wyoming
Publisher / Printer
Arcade Historical Society
Copyright date
2013
Brief Description
A fully-illustrated history of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary; 50 pages.
Price
$13.00
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
N/A
Make payable to
Arcade Historical Society
Mail to
Street Address: PO BOx 236
City: Arcade
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14009
Country: United States
Web address
If you need to provide further information, you may enter it here.
Please contact Arcade Historical Society for purchasing information.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Local History Out Loud Part 1

Published on YouTube Dec 2, 2014
A history of Livingston County, NY, from the Iroquois Confederacy to the pre-Civil War era. Topics include Mary Jemison, the Sullivan Campaign, the formation of Livingston County, the Shakers, Williamsburgh, the Genesee Valley Canal, the Jackson Sanitarium, Avon water spas, and the Wadsworths of the Genesee Valley.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Spirits of Lily Dale


TitleThe Spirits of Lily Dale
Author's name(s)Ron Nagy and Joyce LaJudice
Choose oneCurrent Historian
Current/former Historian ofVillage of Chautaugua
County ofChautaugua
Publisher / Printer Galde Press
Copyright date2010
Brief DescriptionAn in-depth look at Lily Dale spiritualists and a visual summary of the first 26 years to 1907 as if placing the reader into these events.
Price$19.95
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
Make payable toRon Nagy
Mail toStreet Address: PO Box 145
City: Lily Dale
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14752
Country: United States
Web addresshttp://ronnagy.net