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FLX MORNING PODCAST – Kerry Lippincott, Historic Geneva


In this episode:

  • They Too Answered the Clarion Call: Ontario County’s African American Civil War Soldiers at the Geneva History Museum October 3 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm – As part of Historic Geneva’s Fall Program Series Marjory Allen Perez will share the story of the African American soldiers from New York and particularly Ontario County, who served during the Civil War. The program is free and open to the public.
  • Glenwood Cemetery Tour – October 8 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Join Historic Geneva archivist Becky Chapin for a tour centered around section 20 of Glenwood Cemetery. She will focus on members of the Syrian community who lived in Geneva in the 20th century. She’ll discuss the impact of international incidents on the local Syrian community, while sharing the stories of the Syrian families who came to call Geneva home. Tickets are $5 a person.
  • History Happy Hour: Then and Now Scenes Around Geneva – October 19 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Lake Drum Brewing – Join Curator John Marks as he shares a captioned slide from Historic Geneva’s collection paired with photos of the same locations today. See how the town has changed over 150 years. Come in any time, stay as long as you like! The images will run on a continuous loop.
  • St. Patrick’s Cemetery Tour – October 22 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Join Historic Geneva curator John Marks for a guided tour of select burials at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. He will focus on burials in sections 1 and 2 near North Street. Tickets are $5 per person. The cemetery is associated with St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (now part of Our Lady of Peace Parish) and the burials include many Italian and Irish immigrants and their descendants. Geneva’s oldest Roman Catholic cemetery.
  • Volunteer Opportunities – We could not accomplish all that we do without the time and talent of community members. Enjoy writing? Interested in local history? Be part of Historic Geneva and write articles for our quarterly newsletter or weekly blog. If you are interested or would like more information, call 315-789-5151, e-mail [email protected] or go to historicgeneva.org/support/get-involved/.
  • Rose Hill is open for guided tours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, 12 to 4 pm through the end of October. The East Tenant Cottage contains two exhibits about the workers at Rose Hill – One House, Many People and Slavery in New York State. Along with the regular guided tours, there are several specialty tours – Behind The Scenes, Bedroom Tales and Outside Rose Hill: An Exploration of Landscape and Architecture. The tours are not the same as the regular tour and each one lasts an hour. As space is limited, reservations are required for the tours.

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