Blog » Archive: October 2013

  • Food Preservation: From Home to Factory

    October 31st, 2013
    During the 19th century, Genevans went from preserving food at home in order to be able to eat to purchasing luxury preserved foods in stores.
  • Croquet

    October 29th, 2013
    A brief history of croquet
  • Garbage

    October 25th, 2013
    History of dumps in Geneva.
  • Linden Street

    October 21st, 2013
    Geographically, Linden Street is the heart of downtown.
  • School Days

    October 18th, 2013
    School days, school days Dear old Golden Rule days “Reading and ‘riting and ‘ritmetic Taught to the tune of the hick’ry stick     Did you go to school in Geneva?  Were you a teacher at a local school?  Join the  Geneva Historical Society and Geneva City School District for Community Conversations: Dialogues About Geneva History, on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7 pm at the Geneva High More »
  • Relive History in the Dark: Flashlight Tours of Johnston House

    October 14th, 2013
    Did you ever wonder what it was like to live before electric lights?
  • The Louisa May Alcott of Geneva: Sarah Hopkins Bradford

    October 10th, 2013
    Biography of author Sarah Hopkins Bradford.