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Rose Hill Family Day

August 12, 2023, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rose Hill Mansion
3373 Route 96A
Geneva, NY 14456

A couple and an older man watch a little boy sit and "milk" a plywood cow.Historic Geneva will host Family Day at Rose Hill Mansion on Saturday, August 12 from 12 to 4 p.m. At this free, family-oriented event, visitors can see the house and grounds at their own pace. Guides stationed throughout the building will share the story of the Swan family, especially the Swan children, and their lives at the mansion and farm from 1850 to 1890.

The Freier family will have two oxen on site and visitors can learn more about the use of oxen on historic farms. The Ward O’ Hara Agricultural and Country Living Museum, the Genesee Country Bobbin Lace Guild, and Ithaca Maple Works will be at the event. Ontario County Dairy Princess Olivia Maslyn will be giving out free ice cream and visitors can try a hand-cranked ice cream maker. Seneca County Living History Group will play old-fashioned games on the lawn, there will be a craft to try, and music throughout the afternoon. The Carriage House Gift Shop will be open during the event.

Support for Family Day is provided in part by the Nelson B. Delavan Foundation Part A.

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