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Upcoming Events

A Fall Victorian Tea will be held at the Hinchey Homestead, 634 Hinchey Road  on Sunday, October 19, 2014. For information call Laura Nolan at 585-281-5150.

Holly Days at the Hinchey Homestead decorated for Christmas, 634 Hinchey Road on Saturday and Sunday, December 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 from 1:00 to 3:00.  Refreshments and tours.  $5 donation greatly appreciated

 

Speaker Program

Monday, July 21                                    
“Honor Flight Rochester”
by John Burns and Bruce Philpott.
Since it’s First Flight in 2008 over 1200 Area Veterans have been taken to the WWII memorial as well as other memorials in the Nations Capital to honor them for their sacrifices.

Monday, August 18 “ The Mountains Will Wait For You”
This is the story of Grace Hudowalski, the first woman to climb all 46 High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. In 1937 she formed the “Adirondack 46ers” and became46er No. 9 and the first woman 46er.    

Monday, September 15 Bergen-Byron Swamp is a 2,000 acre protected swamp and nature preserve, 4 million years old, in the town of Byron & Bergen, NY.  Join us with Steve locke, Pres. Bergen Swamp Preservation Society for a video tour of this National Natural Landmark

Monday, October 20 Old time music and culture in upstate New York
by Jim Kimball, Professor at SUNY Geneseo.
Jim is a widely known talented musician who will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on old-time music and culture.

Monday, November 17

History of Harris Seeds
by Richard Chamberlin, Pres
Joseph Harris, an English immigrant settled in the Genesee Valley Region in the 1850’s.  His success as a seedsman led to the beginning of Harris Seeds in 1979 which was managed by the Harris family    for 100 years.

Monday, December 15 Membership Christmas Party at Hinchey Homestead.