Clara Barton performed by Eleanor Stearns

This Tuesday, Oct. 8th (7:00 p.m), Eleanor Stearns will portray Clara Barton at the Greece Town Hall. She will give glimpses of Clara’s life, her involvement during the Civil War, and her role in the founding and activities of the American Red Cross. She will also read portions of a Memorial Day address which Miss …

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Vintage Game Day

The Greece Historical Society will present Vintage Game Day on Sunday, August 11th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Greece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. The Society invites everyone to a special family game day to mark the opening of its new Vintage Games and Toys exhibit.  The whole family can join in playing …

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Talk on Women in Civil War

On Tuesday, March 12th there will be the talk “The Role of Women in the Civil War” by Rebecca Budinger During the American Civil War, men were called to the front to fight, forcing women to re-evaluate their roles as wives, mothers, home keepers, and members of society.  This presentation will explore some of the …

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Native American Day; Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Nov 10th) the Greece Historical Society presents Native American Day 10:00 a.m. to Noon at Greece Town Hall, One Vince Tofany Blvd. At 10:00 a.m. Dr. George Hammel will talk about the very early Aboriginals who preceded the Seneca Nation in our area and how the Mid-Woodland Period Iroquois and Algonquin came to Greece …

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Greece Library

The main library in Greece, NY recently underwent renovations. They had their grand re-opening a couple of weeks ago but I didn’t get there until Friday. They made 2 meeting rooms with a divider that can be pulled back to make one big room. They expanded the room for the Friends of the Greece Library …

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Talk on Rochester’s Lakeside Resorts & Amusements Parks; Tues. 4/10

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Greece Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., One Vince Tofany Blvd, 14612 Donovan Shilling will take you through a photographic history to return to the heyday of Rochester’s lakeside resorts and its five amusements parks: Ontario Beach, Manitou Beach, Sea Breeze, Board Walk Park and Glen Haven. It was the golden age of …

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Talk on Agricultural Fairs; Jan. 10

The Greece Historical Society presents: “Innocent Recreation – the Development of the Agricultural Fair” Tuesday, January 10th , 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall by Lynn Belluscio, Curator of the Jell-O Museum In 1812, Elkanah Watson exhibited three Merino sheep under the elm trees on the square in Pittsfield Massachusetts.  The success of this humble agricultural exhibition …

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Local Authors at the Greece Museum

On Sunday, November 13th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm several local authors will be available to autograph their books. This event will take place at the Greece, NY Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. 14612. Each author will sell their own books accepting only cash or checks (sorry no plastic).   Do some early holiday shopping …

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