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From nurseries to architecture, our online gift shop offers a selection of books about Geneva’s history.

  • Make a Donation

    Whether it’s through collections, exhibits or programs, the Geneva Historical Society tells Geneva’s stories. To continue telling and preserving those stories we need your help. By contributing to our Annual Appeal you can ensure that Geneva’s stories are shared with audiences today and for years to come. The Geneva Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization, which permits your gift to qualify for the maximum tax benefits allowable by the IRS. Check with your tax or financial advisor. A copy of the most recent Historical Society Financial Annual Report can be obtained by contacting the Historical Society at 543 South Main Street, Geneva, New York 14456 or by contacting the Charities Bureau at 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10271. More »

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  • Membership

    One way to show your support and keep in touch with our programs and events is to become a member. All members receive free admission to our museums, discounts on special events, a quarterly newsletter, and 10% off in our gift shop. Select the membership level that best fits your needs and become part of our history. Membership is available at the following levels: Individual $35 Quarterly newsletter Free admission for one to Rose Hill Mansion 10% off in our Gift Shops Discounts on selected Historical Society special events and programs Unlimited in-house use of the library and archives Access to over 200 museums and historic sites through Time Travelers Family $50 Same as Individual membership Plus: Free admission for up to two adults and children to Rose Hill Mansion Patron $100 Same as Family Membership Plus 4 complimentary passes to Rose Hill Sponsor $200 Same as Family Membership Plus 6 complimentary passes to Rose Hill, More »

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  • Treasures of American Architecture in Geneva, NY by Edmond Wirtz

    Treasures of American Architecture in Geneva, NY by Edmond Wirtz

    From an early American saltbox house to Prairie style, Geneva has almost every type of American architectural style. Treasures of American Architecture in Geneva, NY serves a guide to structures built in Geneva between the 19th and early 20th centuries. More »

    $4.00
  • To Dress and Keep the Earth: The Nurseries and Nurserymen of Geneva, New York by Paul F. and Ellen M. Grebinger

    To Dress and Keep the Earth: The Nurseries and Nurserymen of Geneva, New York by Paul F. and Ellen M. Grebinger

    During its prime, the nursery business in Geneva consisted of over 30 firms with over 4,000 acres devoted to growing flowers, shrubbery and trees. To Dress and Keep the Earth explores the era when nurseries were big business in Geneva. More »

    $10.75
  • The Places We Live: Geneva, NY by Jack Jackowetz

    The Places We Live: Geneva, NY by Jack Jackowetz

    Jack calls his style of art “post-impression photography.” His works are photographs enhanced with computer software to look like paintings. The Places We Live: Geneva, NY offers a unique perspective on Geneva’s past and present. More »

    $20.00
  • The Places We Learn: Hobart and William Smith Colleges by Jack Jackowetz

    The Places We Learn: Hobart and William Smith Colleges by Jack Jackowetz

    Jack calls his style of art “post-impression photography.” His works are photographs enhanced with computer software to look like paintings. The Places We Learn: Hobart and William Smith Colleges profiles locations around the Colleges’ campus. More »

    $20.00
  • Rose Hill: History and Restoration

    Rose Hill: History and Restoration

    Considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States and a National Historic Landmark, Rose Hill Mansion was once a working farm. This book on the restoration and history of the mansion includes biographies of past owners and interior photographs. More »

    $5.00
  • Images of America: Geneva, 1940-1970

    Images of America: Geneva, 1940-1970

    Like many American towns, Geneva changed dramatically in the mid-20th century, Geneva, 1940-1970 examines the people and events that influenced the city. More »

    $22.00
  • Images of America: Geneva

    Images of America: Geneva

    With over two hundred vintage images, Geneva presents an overview of the town’s past, from its settlement in the 1790s to 1940. More »

    $22.00
  • Close to the Heart of the War: Geneva and World War II by Kathryn Grover

    Close to the Heart of the War: Geneva and World War II by Kathryn Grover

    With the Seneca Army Depot and Sampson Naval Training Center, the 1940s were boom years for Geneva. Close to the Heart of the War chronicles the history of Geneva and World War II by examining the war experience of both military personnel and civilians. More »

    $10.00
  • Geneva Throw

    Geneva Throw

    The blanket (throw) profiles Geneva’s architecture. Buildings depicted include Prouty-Chew House, Rose Hill Mansion, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Trinity Church, City Hall, Presbyterian Church, Light House Pier, Geneva Free Library and Belhurst Castle. More »

    $28.00