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Historic Church Walking Tour

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

Join us every other Thursday starting on April 21st and concluding on July 28th for a live walking tour of the historic churches of North Main Street in Canandaigua. Learn about the interesting histories of these buildings and the congregations that call them home, as well as the impact that the Second Great Awakening of …

Book Talk: “An Early History of the Wyoming Valley: The Yankee-Pennamite Wars and Timothy Pickering”

55 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-1906, United States

Listen (In person or virtually) to Kathleen A. Earle, author of "An Early History of the Wyoming Valley, speak about her book. This book covers a span of time and space from the mid 1750s in the Wyoming Valley to early 1800s in Western New York. It includes the Revolution, Sullivan's march, and much information …

Classic British Car Show

Onanda Park

THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING! Come see some classic British cars and learn about the Sullivan Campaign at our first Car Show! Come enjoy this family friendly event! Free to the public Car owners: $20 Entry Fee Visit https://fs11.formsite.com/OCHS_Admin/sdbmml5hlz/index.html for car registration form https://www.facebook.com/events/966326167354541/

Classic British Car Show

Onanda Park West Lake Road/CR16 Canandaigua CR16/West Lake Road, Canandaigua, NY

The Ontario County Historical Society (OCHS) is hosting a classic British Car Show at Onanda Park, West Lake Road, in Canandaigua, NY. Classic car owners and spectators alike will be able to enjoy the perfect combination of cars, food, and history alongside Canandaigua Lake. The spring weather with the amazing view of classic British cars …

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Book Talk with Richard Hermann: Eminent Riparians

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

Local Author, Richard Hermann, will talk about his most recent book, "Eminent Riparians: Biographical Sketches of Finger Lakes Luminaries and Leading Lights." This book chronicles the Finger Lakes Region and inspires a great sense of pride. From Red Jacket to Harriet Tubman, and even Carl Sagan, this book covers a wide array of prominent figures …

Historic Ice Cream Social

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!” Stop by the Ontario County Historical Society on Saturday, July 9th to see an ice cream making demonstration, look at artifacts related to ice cream, and, of course, enjoy eating some ice cream (while supplies last)! No tickets required. Donations appreciated. https://www.facebook.com/events/5129143940499998/

Ontario County Historical Society Garden Tour 2022

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

Get out and enjoy a garden tour in beautiful Ontario County. Six gardens of varying styles will inspire ideas for your own garden. 11 AM to 4 PM Saturday July 16, 2022. A tour booklet which has the address and descriptive paragraphs for each garden will serve as your event ticket. Option 1: $25 Garden …

Homeschool Open House

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

As a way to reach more school age children we are inviting any and all homeschool parents and their children to see what we have at the museum. Ben Falter will talk about possible future programming and give behind the scenes tours to anyone who attends. So, tell your homeschool groups and come join to …

Retro Night: Film

Ontario County Historical Society 55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

Join us again from 5pm - 8pm for another one of our collections inspired social events: “Retro Nights at the Museum.” This time we will pull out some unique collection pieces such as film projectors and film from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Not only will you be able to see these artifacts, we will …

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