Category: Past

Special Program ADDED to WHS schedule – Sunday, 11/12/17 – Erie Canal 0

Special Program ADDED to WHS schedule – Sunday, 11/12/17 – Erie Canal

This year is the 200th anniversary of the first shovel of dirt to build the Erie Canal. That took place in Rome, NY on July 4, 1817. To celebrate this event, I will be...

Canaltown Chorale to Sing at the Walworth Historical Society on October 8, 2017 0

Canaltown Chorale to Sing at the Walworth Historical Society on October 8, 2017

On Sunday, October 8, 2017 the Walworth Historical Society will hold it’s annual Fall Open House at the WHS Museum on Academy Street from 2 PM until 4 PM.  Each year we try to...

July 21 & 22 – Walworth Festival in the Park & Parade 0

July 21 & 22 – Walworth Festival in the Park & Parade

As always, the Walworth Historical Society will participate in the Walworth Festival in the Park and Parade.  We’ll have a display in the park on Friday and Saturday and we’ll have a float in...

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...

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...

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...