Nunda

Historical

Society

 Nunda

Livingston Co

New York
 

 

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Meeting Information and Program Calendar

 

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Meeting Information

The Nunda Historical Society usually meets on the second Wednesday of each month. All meetings, except those noted, will be in the Historical Society Building at 24 Portage Street. Any Changes in location or time will be advertised. Note that all meeting places are handicapped accessible. The location and time of special events are noted when the event is advertised.

 

Join us for our October Program....

Link information is found below the poster. Remember, if you intend to come to the NHS for the program
please reserve a seat using the phone number found on the poster.

 

Zoom: NHS Meeting Oct. 13, 2021 Time: Oct 13, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

To Join the Meeting click HERE

or copy and paste the address below in your browser

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84001719734?pwd=bkRJa1VEM2ZvWUpDQ3IxTlprR3p2UT09

Meeting ID: 840 0171 9734

Passcode: 668321

 

 

 

 

Please click here to see our press release on the program!

Pleas

 

 

 

Please Note: Due to the continuing Covid 19 situation our programming will be held virtually unless otherwise indicated. We will be posting the link and other important information for each activity in the space below. In addition, there will be limited seating at the Historical Building for those who are unable to access via zoom. Because of limited space, you will need to register using the number found on the poster below. Thank you for your understanding.

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The Nunda Historical Society usually meets on the second Wednesday of each month. All meetings, except those noted, will be in the Historical Society Building at 24 Portage Street. Any Changes in location or time will be advertised. Note that all meeting places are handicapped accessible. The location and time of special events are noted when the event is advertised.

 

Please note that due to the Covid 19 Crisis, most of the programs below were postponed to 2021 or cancelled.

 

Nunda Historical Society 2020 Programs & Events

The Nunda Historical Society & Rose M. Shave Gallery are open 10 am - noon on Tuesdays, from 2 - 4 pm on 1st Sundays in March through November, and at other times by appointment [call (585) 465-0971 or 490-3302]. On first Sundays, a new display, a special artifact, or an activity/demonstration will be featured. Check our Facebook Page for details. Historical programs, offered monthly March through December, are usually the second Wednesday of the month but may also be scheduled on some Sundays.

Wednesday, Feb.12, 7 PM - KCS History Day Competition - Students from Mr. Romanchok’s and Mr. Schneider’s high school advanced history classes will be presenting their National History Day projects based upon the theme “Breaking Barriers”.

Sunday, March 1, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Wednesday, March 11, 7 PM – “Underground Railroad in Livingston County – Myths & Facts” by Dr. Cathy Adams , Associate Professor of History, SUNY Geneseo To be Rescheduled, Watch for details!

Wednesday, April 8, 7 PM – “Will the Real Dr. Quinn, Medical Woman, Please Stand Up?” by Les Buell, Popular American History Educator and Civil War Re-enactor. This program recounts the life of Phebe Oliver Briggs from Dansville, NY.To be Rescheduled, Watch for details!

Wednesday, May 13, 7 PM - “Discover Historic Nunda: 200 Years of Village and Town Architecture.” by Cynthia Howk, Architectural Research Coordinator, Landmark Society of Western New York To be Rescheduled, Watch for details!

Saturday, May 16 - NHS Victorian Tea Sorry, Cancelled for This Year.

Thursday, May 28 - Saturday May 30 Visit our Booth at Nunda Fun Days!

Sunday, June 7, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Wednesday, June 10, 6 PM Annual Picnic at the NHS Pavilion (bring own table service and dish-to-pass) followed by the “Great American Sing-Along: Music Through the Decades 1920s - 1970’s,” with history, trivia, and quizzes, Local by Geoff Clough at 7 PM. Everyone is invited to the picnic and the program to follow in the museum.

Sunday, July 5, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Saturday, July 11, 10 AM - 3 PM - Visit the NHS Museum & Rose Shave Gallery as part of Nunda’s Americana Day. Special exhibits/programs in the Museum and activities outside the Museum. Watch for details on special guided historic walks in the village.

Thursday, July 16 - (Tentative Date for Summer NHS Tour) Watch for details.

Sunday, August 4, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

*Sunday, August 9, 2:30 pm. - Gershwin’s Rediscovered Piano Preludes by Dennis James
Hear the story of the famous 1926 music mystery of Gershwin’s missing preludes and listen as Dennis performs all of Gershwin’s Seven Piano Preludes.

Sunday, September 6, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Wednesday, September 9, 7 PM - Remembering Nunda Area Businesses Part IV Part of a Series of talks by local residents sharing memories of businesses that are no longer found in Nunda. The Nunda Casket Company, Black Smith Shops and Coal Businesses are featured this year.

Wed. Sept. 23 & Thurs. Sept. 24 - Nunda History Days

Sunday, October 4, 2-4 PM - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Saturday, October 10, 9 AM - NHS Annual Yard & Bake Sale – This is one of the Society’s most important fundraisers. Visit to look for that special treasure to take home and don’t forget to try the delicious baked goods. Thanks to all who make donations and those who come to shop.

Wednesday, October 14, 7 PM - From Lug Pole to Microwave by Jane Oaks. Jane examines the forms, functions, and changes in kitchens from the settlement period through modern era in our part of New York State. Learn about the technological and social changes which affected kitchens and how the old has become new again.

Thursday, October 15 (Tentative Date for Fall NHS Tour) Watch for details

Sunday, November 1 - Nunda Museum and Rose M. Shave Gallery Open (see above)

Wednesday, November 11, 7 PM - “A Special Veterans Remembrance Program”
hosted by local veteran Alex Pierce.

Wednesday, December 9, 7PM Annual Show & Tell and Christmas Gathering – Join us for a fun time and share one of your favorite items, perhaps a “What’s it ?,” or story from the past.. All members and guests welcome

Saturday, December 12, 12 - 5 PM “Christmas in Nunda” - Visit the Museum for local history programs, Nunda videos, special exhibits, and the new 2021 Nunda Historical Society Calendar.

* This performance is made possible in part with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew
of The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.


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