Upcoming Historic Events

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Here are the Upcoming Events:

 

2016

 
Rural Life in Wayne County in the late 1800s presented by Edith Farrington
 
Saturday, April 9 at 6 PM at the Wolcott Presbyterian Church 11988 W Main Street, Wolcott, NY sponsored by the Wolcott Historical Society. Presentation to be held after annual dinner and is approximately 1 hour. This presentation is based on 7 diaries of her Great Great Grandfather.
 
Civil War Letters to and from Sodus Center presented by Bruce and Edith Farrington
 
Sunday, April 17 at 2 PM at 5016 State Route 414, North Rose, NY sponsored by the Rose Historical Society. Presentation is approximately 1 hour.

 
Rural Life in Wayne County in the late 1800s presented by Edith Farrington
 
Monday, April 18 at 7 PM at Lyons Library at 122 Broad Street, Lyons NY. It is sponsored by the Lyons Heritage Society. Presentation is approximately 1 hour and is based on 7 diaries of her and her brother’s (Ron Winter) Great Great Grandfather.
 
Dedication of the Legend and Lore Roadside Marker for Underground Railroad Station at Maxwell Creek Bed and Breakfast Inn
 
Tuesday, April 26 at 11 AM at the Maxwell Creek Bed and Breakfast Inn at 7563 Lake Road, Sodus NY. This marker was made possible by a grant from the Pomeroy Foundation and is in recognition of Maxwell Creek’s role as a safe house for the Underground Railroad. The dedication ceremony will be approximately 1 hour.

 
Civil War Letters to and from Sodus Center presented by Bruce and Edith Farrington
 

Wednesday, May 4 at 7 PM at Gates Hall 4107 Lake road, Pultneyville, NY sponsored by the Williamson – Pultneyville Historical Society. Presentation is approximately 1 hour.

 
The Underground Railroad in our Local History presented by Bruce and Edith Farrington
 

Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM at Blossom View Nursing, Sodus, NY sponsored by the Sodus Lioness. Presentation is approximately 45 minutes.
 
 
The Underground Railroad in our Local History presented by Bruce and Edith Farrington
 

Tuesday, May 26 at 11:30 AM at Sodus United Third Methodist Church, 58 West Main Street, Sodus, NY sponsored by the Sodus Go Getters. Presentation is approximately 45 minutes.
 
 
Rural Life in Wayne County in the late 1800s presented by Edith Farrington
 
Thursday, June 9 at 7:30 PM at Newark Arcadia Museum, 120 High Street, Newark NY. It is sponsored by the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society. Presentation is approximately 1 hour and is based on 7 diaries of her and her brother’s (Ron Winter) Great Great Grandfather.
 
 
Old Fashion Baseball Game
 
Saturday, June 18 at 1 PM at Oscar Fuerst Baseball Field, Sodus Point NY. Come cheer on the Sodus Point Fire Department as they challenge the 1863 Genesee Country Museum Mumford All Stars using 1863 rules and equipment. It is sponsored by the Sodus Point Fire Department.  

 
Ling Eaters and Other Strange Fish – a History of Quirky Stories and Characters From Sodus Point presented by Bruce Farrington
 

Tuesday, September 20 at noon at the Sodus Library, 17 Maple Ave, Sodus, NY sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Presentation is approximately 45 minutes.

 

 
History Alive! 

 sponsored by the Sodus Bay Historical Society and Lighthouse Museum

 
Wednesday, May 25 Loreen Jorgensen – Churches of Sodus and Huron
The presentation is at the Sodus Point Village Hall at 6:30 PM and lasts approximately 1 hour
 
 
Sunday, June 19 JOseph O’Toole – Vikings in Sodus Bay: Evidence Behind the Legend
The presentation is at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse at 2:00 PM and lasts approximately 1 hour
 
 
Wednesday, July 27 Michael Keene – The Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America
The presentation is at the Sodus Point Village Hall at 6:30 PM and lasts approximately 1 hour
 
 
Wednesday,August 31 Walter Gable – The Influenza Epidemic of 1918
The presentation is at the Sodus Point Village Hall at 6:30 PM and lasts approximately 1 hour
 
 
Wednesday,September 28 Susan Peterson Gateley – A Recent Environmental History of Lake Ontario
The presentation is at the Sodus Point Village Hall at 6:30 PM and lasts approximately 1 hour