Blog » Archive: July 2013

  • Celebrating African-American Freedom

    July 31st, 2013
    Geneva's African-American community hosted a number of emancipation celebrations in the 19th century to celebrate their freedoms while protesting slavery and racial inequality.
  • 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
    A brief history of the temperance movement in America, the inspiration for an upcoming 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
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