Blog » Archive: July 2013

  • Celebrating African-American Freedom

    July 31st, 2013
    By Anne Dealy, Director of Education and Public Information   African Americans have celebrated American freedoms since well before the nation recognized their right to share in those freedoms. The earliest of these celebrations were a form of political protest, as former slaves in the “free” North gathered, usually in August, to protest their exclusion from the rights other Americans celebrated on Independence Day. These More »
  • Lighting the Scene

    July 26th, 2013
    Development of gas and electrical lighting.
  • Swine Driver and Pound Keeper for Geneva in 1852

    July 24th, 2013
    Chronicling the problem of loose animals in Geneva, New York during the 1800s through newspapers and government records.
  • When Hobby Meets Work

    July 17th, 2013
    How music has been incorporated into various activities of the Geneva Historical Society.
  • Intoxicating Pursuits

    July 12th, 2013
    Temperance themed event hosted at Rose Hill Mansion.
  • 126th New York At Gettysburg

    July 3rd, 2013
    The 126th New York Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Gettysburg