2010 has been a busy year for thevolunteers at the Greece Museumand Historical Society.Our monthly Tuesday programsaveraged over 100 with a remark-able 165 at our January programon the War of 1812. Our"Remember Vietnam" exhibit in February was visitedby numerous veterans from all over the area andour Strawberry and Dessert Tasting Festival was en- joyed by nearly 500. Our latest exhibit, the "Notionsof Sewing", displayed over a dozen vintage andmodern sewing machines with textiles and sewingaccessories. We plan to do similar large scale, shortrun exhibits using the living and dining rooms inthe future. Two other exhibits this past year were"Boy Scouts - 100 Years" and "Fun in the Sun", bothin Newcomb hall.Our education committee has been incredibly busy coordinating a new second grade Greece history curriculum with the Greece School District. They
have been researching our area’s Native American
history for a new museum exhibit with visits to theRochester Museum and Science Center, Ganonda-gan State Historic site, the Seneca-Iroquois NationalMuseum in Salamanca and the Rochester HistoricalSociety. Alan Mueller, in the historian's office, continuously researches information for anyone who stops in orsends an e-mail. He has helped not only peoplefrom the Town of Greece, but from Nantucket Is-land to the west coast. He has also worked with lo-cal businesses and Realtors® with research projectsto help their businesses.Some of us have attended training sessions, metwith historians state wide, attended New York State Archives Month programs and we hosted a work-shop for local historians on Oct. 16th.
Our activities will continue for as long as we have dedi-cated volunteers and financial support from people like you. If you would like to share your time or talent withus give us a call at 225-7221. Thank you for your contin-ued support.
Sunday Nov. 7th
Joan Winghart Wilcox Sullivan
will be at the museumNov. 7th to review and sign hernew book
Bernie, You're a Bootlegger!
Come in for some holiday décor. Join us for a
of decorated trees. See our Christ-mas tree display throughout the house and
museum along with docent Jack Heller’s
large collection of Santas.
We’re looking for a Santa to visit
Native American Artifacts
A special display on Sunday Nov.14th
Display honors his years of public service andaccomplishments as Greece Town Supervisor atthe
Greece Historical Society
home, formerly the
Vi White, Curator
a close up view of theBernina 830, the ultimatesewing machine systemdemonstrated by the Bob- bin Case Inc.
on Oct 3rd.