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Auburn sites win preservation awards

Auburn sites win preservation awards
A pair of historic sites in Auburn won preservation awards. The Rev. Paul G. Carter and Christine Carter were given the Dean Biancaville Award for work with the Harriet Tubman home. They put in more ... more
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Historic Geneva to offer behind- the-scenes tours this Fall

Historic Geneva to offer behind- the-scenes tours this Fall
Historic Geneva will offer Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Geneva History Museum this fall on October 8 and November 5 at 11 a.m. Built in 1829, the museum building at 543 South Main Street housed multiple ... more
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Steuben County Local History Awareness Week starts October 4

Steuben County Local History Awareness Week starts October 4
Transportation’s significant role in Steuben County will be spotlighted during Local HistoryAwareness Week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on October 4 through 8 at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum located at 8231 Pleasant Valley ... more
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‘Pre-Emption Line’ topic of YCHC annual meeting

'Pre-Emption Line' topic of YCHC annual meeting
John Marks, the Curator of Collections and Exhibits at Historic Geneva, will present a lecture titled "A Brief History of the Pre-Emption Line" during the Yates County History Center's annual meeting. The annual meeting will ... more
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Why are so many place names in New York Greek or Roman?

Why are so many place names in New York Greek or Roman?
Why are there so many Greek and Roman place names in New York State? And what influenced early colonizers to name them so? That is the question a lot of people ask when they explore ... more
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Historic South Seneca properties featured in upcoming tour

Historic South Seneca properties featured in upcoming tour
On Saturday, September 24, from 1 to 4 p.m., the public will have the opportunity to get inside three of the ten known siltstone houses in the towns of Ovid and Lodi in southern Seneca ... more
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Several Finger Lakes landmarks recommended for State, National Registers of Historic Places

Several Finger Lakes landmarks recommended for State, National Registers of Historic Places
This week Governor Kathy Hochul announced that a number of properties would be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. State and National Registers listing can assist owners in revitalizing properties, making ... more
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Hillary Clinton will be keynote speaker at National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on September 24th in Geneva

Hillary Clinton planning return trip to Seneca Falls for HOF ceremony in October
Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the National Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony happening September 24 at the Smith Opera House in Geneva. Clinton, who served as U.S. secretary of state ... more
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Virginia Patton Moss, final adult actor from It’s a Wonderful Life, has passed away

Virginia Patton Moss, final adult actor from It’s a Wonderful Life, has passed away
Virginia Patton Moss, a 97-year-old cast member of the iconic film "It's a Wonderful Life" has passed. Moss was the last surviving adult member of the cast. She died last month at her home in ... more
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Middlesex Heritage Group hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday

Middlesex Heritage Group hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday
The town of Middlesex honors the heritage of the Seneca Nation of Indians Saturday at its annual Seneca Heritage Day, hosted by the Middlesex Heritage Group. The Senecas settled in the area around Canandaigua Lake ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Middlesex Heritage Groups hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Middlesex Heritage Groups hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Win Harper from the Middlesex Heritage Group. The group will host Seneca Heritage Day Saturday, September 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the historic Overacker Schoolhouse at the corner of ... more
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WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Aunt Harriet (podcast)

WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Aunt Harriet (podcast)
In this episode, we’ll hear from Harriet’s descendants to better understand who Harriet Tubman was as a person and how faith inspired her and others to never stop seeking freedom. We’ll also dive into why ... more
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Tickets for National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony go on sale: Smith Opera House in Geneva to host

Natl. Women’s Hall of Fame honors three with ‘Keeper of the Flame’ award
Ticket sales for the 2022 Induction Ceremony for the National Women's Hall of Fame has opened. The ceremony will be taking place September 24, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Smith Opera House in Geneva ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; public hearing on C-PACE, work at Tubman National Park, urban forestry (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; public hearing on C-PACE, work at Tubman National Park, urban forestry (podcast)
In this episode, we visit with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason and get a recap of Thursday's City Council meeting. A public hearing was held on the local law needed for Auburn businesses to be ... more
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WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Freedom’s Footsteps (podcast)

WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Freedom's Footsteps (podcast)
In this episode, we’ll dive into the people and landmarks that welcomed Harriet Tubman to live her life as a free woman in Auburn. Walk in Her Footsteps is produced by Whetstone Media in partnership ... more
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Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September

Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September
The Tin Can Tourists, a vintage trailer and camper club, will showcase vintage camping trailers from all over the northeast this September at Sampson State Park in Romulus. The 15th annual Northeast Rally will feature ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn Founder’s Day preview (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn Founder’s Day preview (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason, Kim Bauso from the city Parks and Recreation Department, and Jesse Kline from the downtown Auburn BID about the Founder's Day celebration on August ... more
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WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Historical Auburn (podcast)

WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Historical Auburn (podcast)
On this episode of Walk in Her Footsteps, we’ll explore how the city of Auburn, New York was founded and why Harriet Tubman chose to settle her and her loved ones here. Walk in Her ... more
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‘Fun on the Erie Canal’ cruises back in full swing this August

'Fun on the Erie Canal' cruises back in full swing this August
A weekend of six narrated cruises will take place on the Historic Erie Canal waterway later this August. The "Fun on the Erie Canal" event is sponsored by the Lyons Rotary and the Lyons Erie ... more
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