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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE GENESEE COUNTRY VILLAGE & MUSEUM

Newstead Town Hall 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron, NY

Peter Wisbey, Curator of Collections at GCV&M, will present a behind-the-scenes slide presentation on how some of the most recognizable historic homes made it to the Museum located in Mumford, NY. In particular, Mr. Wisbey will talk about the Hyde House, the 1870 octagon house included in the Village. There will be incredible stories of …

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LATE 1800S INDUSTRY, BUSINESS AND CULTURE

Newstead Town Hall 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron, NY

1800s Industry, Business and Culture, which will include information and photos of the people who made Buffalo and WNY a manufacturing center, built the mansions of the city, and influenced the society and culture of the late 1800s. It will include social activists, religious leaders, medical pioneers and writers of the era along with the …

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19TH CENTURY FASHION

Newstead Town Hall 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron, NY

From corsets to cage crinolines, petticoats and  parasols, learn about the many layers that ladies were wearing in the mid-nineteenth century with living historian and dressmaker, Anneliese Meck. Anneliese will …

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RICH-TWINN OCTAGON HOUSE MUSEUM

Rich-Twinn Octagon House Museum 145 Main Street, Akron, NY

AN 1850s CHRISTMAS The museum will feature how Christmas was celebrated in America during the era of the 1850s.

RICH-TWINN OCTAGON HOUSE MUSEUM

Rich-Twinn Octagon House Museum 145 Main Street, Akron, NY

AN 1850s CHRISTMAS The museum will feature how Christmas was celebrated in America during the era of the 1850s.

CANDLELIGHT AT THE OCTAGON

Rich-Twinn Octagon House Museum 145 Main Street, Akron, NY

Reservations will be required for this evening event. Details will be posted on-line, in our newsletter and the Akron Bugle.