Author: Gene Bavis

Walworth United Methodist Church Approved for the National Register of Historic Places 0

Walworth United Methodist Church Approved for the National Register of Historic Places

On 3/27/17, the National Park Service approved the application of the Walworth United Methodist Church to be listed on the National Register of Historic places.  This is the FIRST (and hopefully not the last)...

April 6, 1917 – US enters WW I 0

April 6, 1917 – US enters WW I

April 6, 2017 is the Centennial of the US entry into World War I.  The Walworth Historical Society is looking for information about WWI veterans from Walworth, so if you have information, please contact...

Celebrating the Grange Sesquicentennial – 11/20/17 at 1 PM 0

Celebrating the Grange Sesquicentennial – 11/20/17 at 1 PM

The Patrons of Husbandry (aka Grange) was founded in 1867, so this is their 150th anniversary.  On Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1 PM the Walworth Historical Society will have a program about the...

Membership Dues are Due May 1 of each year. 0

Membership Dues are Due May 1 of each year.

If you are already a member of the Walworth Historical Society, this is a reminder that your annual dues are due on May 1 of each year unless you are a Life Member and...

3-20-17 – Fashion Show at WHS Museum 0

3-20-17 – Fashion Show at WHS Museum

    Fashion Show at the WHS Museum       By Bob Mogray On Monday, March 20, at 7:30 PM the Walworth Historical Society will sponsor a fashion show entitled “A Fashion Tour Through History.” This...

Mike Harland will speak on WWI based on diaries.  9/18/2017 at 7:30 PM – WHS 0

Mike Harland will speak on WWI based on diaries. 9/18/2017 at 7:30 PM – WHS

Please save Monday, September 18, 2017 for a program about WWI presented by Mike Harland from Williamson. Raymond DeHond, WWI soldier from Williamson, NY   April 6, 1917 – 100 years ago – United States...

Shopping Memories coming on 4/2/17 0

Shopping Memories coming on 4/2/17

On Sunday, April 2, 2017 the Walworth Historical Society will gather to share memories of Shopping BEFORE we all started going to the big box stores. This is a part of our series of...

Next Program Meeting – March 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM 0

Next Program Meeting – March 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM

             On Monday, March 20 at 7:30 PM at the Walworth Historical Society, 2257 Academy Street, the WHS will present a program highlighting their collection of clothing.   The...

Newsletters 0

Newsletters

Message updated 4/6/17 In fairness to our dues paying members who get their Walworth Historical Society newsletters via US Mail or by E-mail BEFORE our meetings, we don’t post WHS Newsletters until after they...

11/28/16 – The Psychic Highway:  How the Erie Canal Changed America by Michael Keene 0

11/28/16 – The Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America by Michael Keene

We had to postpone this program from 11/21 to 11/28 due to the blizzard.  Michael Keene will present his program at 1 PM on Monday, 11/28/16 at the Walworth Historical Society Museum at 2257...