Exhibit opens on Geneva High sports activities

GENEVA — A new exhibit at the Geneva History Museum, “Panthers & Saints: High School Sports in Geneva,” explores a hundred and twenty years of high school athletics in Geneva.

 

Panthers & Saints lines the evolution of faculty sports from recess games to group sports. Organized sports first started in Geneva schools inside the Nineties. Over the years, Geneva and DeSales excessive colleges (1912-2012) have offered diverse athletic packages for boys and women. The show off critiques the early records of prepared opposition, the emergence of women’ teams and remarkable athletes and coaches in Geneva records. It additionally capabilities a number of school sports artifacts from the Geneva Historical Society series.

“Panthers & Saints” is the primary exhibition in a chain on the subject of sports in Geneva. It could be observed this summer time by means of “Come Out and Play: Sports and Recreation in Geneva” and “Statesmen, Herons, & Lakers: College Sports in Geneva.” “Panthers & Saints” could be inside the lower level gallery via June 29. For extra records, call the Geneva Historical Society at (315) 789-5151 or go to genevahistoricalsociety.Com.

The Geneva History Museum at 543 S. Main St. Is open 9:30 a.M. To 4:30 p.M. Tuesday to Friday, and 1:30 to four:30 p.M. Saturdays. Admission is a cautioned donation of $3. Parking is available on the street or within the Trinity Episcopal Church lot.

Last ‘Throwback Thursday’ DVD showings this month

PENN YAN — The Yates County History Center will host its very last Throwback Thursday DVD showings at midday on the L. Caroline Underwood Museum, 107 Chapel St. They are:

March 7: An encore displaying of the lecture “A History of the Willard Asylum for the Insane.” Seneca County Historian Walt Gable gives an interesting examine the titanic and revolutionary facility.

March 14: A lecture approximately land agent Charles Williamson. Annette Toaspern of the Jerusalem History Group speaks about this forward-questioning man who deliberate out the town of Geneva, the lost village of Hopeton and the metropolis of Bath. Learn extra approximately the earliest records of our vicinity.

No reservations are needed. The showings are free but donations are gratefully conventional. Info: (315)536-7318.

First Harriet Tubman Day set for March 10

AUBURN — The first annual Harriet Tubman Day will be held from noon to 2 p.M. March 10 on the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South St. All are welcome at this loose occasion honoring the life of the famous abolitionist and previous Auburn resident, Harriet Tubman.

Emceed through NewsChannel 9’s Jennifer Sanders, this party will function American historian and Tubman scholar Dr. Kate Clifford Larson; Smithsonian tune educators Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino of Magpie; Martha Swan, creator of the “Harriet Was Here in My Backyard” project and unique music by way of Genesee Elementary School college students. Pauline Copes Johnson, extraordinary-extraordinary-grandniece of Harriet Tubman, and other outstanding guests may be reachable.

Guests are also advocated to visit neighboring Seward House Museum and the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park at a hundred and eighty South St. For at the present time, the Seward House will be open from 1 to 5 p.M. With excursions starting on the hour till 4 p.M.; the Museum is presenting a discounted charge of $five and kids underneath age 6 are unfastened. In addition to being a prevent at the Underground Railroad, the Seward House turned into home for a time to Margaret Stewart, who may additionally have been Tubman’s daughter. A National Park Service Ranger can be on personnel at the Harriet Tubman Park to provide site visitors a guided walking tour of the property, including the Visitor Center, Home for the Aged and brick residence in which Tubman lived along with her circle of relatives till her loss of life on March 10, 1913.

Learn approximately Canoga history

CANOGA — The Fayette Historical Society, partnering with the Canoga Fire Department, will provide a unfastened community training application at 7 p.M. March 5 at the Canoga Volunteer Fire Department, 3576 Route 89.

Seneca County Historian Walt Gable, Fayette Town Historian Thom Shanken and Emilie Sisson, president of the Fayette Historical Society, might be sharing displays approximately a number of the unique matters about Canoga, consisting of Canoga Springs and the Hoster Mills; Red Jacket, the best Seneca Indian orator; and the Canoga Fire Department.

According Gable, “Canoga Springs is one in every of simplest nitrogen-emitting springs in the global. The mineral homes of Canoga Springs keep the water clear, palatable and healthful for many weeks, it is stated, and at no time has any terrible odors or tastes. Thus it’s far true to its Indian call, Canoga, which means candy water.”

Sisson might be talking about Red Jacket, his heritage and the monument at the Canoga Cemetery.