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Old Brutus Historical Society

Old Brutus Historical Society
8943 North Seneca Street
Weedsport, NY 13166
315/834-9342 or 834-6285
 
Permanent displays of local business signs, tools and a turn-of-the-century kitchen. A large collection of genealogical files and local historical information is also available
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 3:34 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts

 
 
 
 

Little Red Schoolhouse Museum

Little Red Schoolhouse Museum
1290 Route 104A
Sterling, NY 13156
315/564-6189
sterlinghistory@lakeontario.net
www.lakeontario.net
 
The School House Museum showcases a blacksmith shop and old-time kitchen, Indian lore artifacts, documents, military and industrial items and decorative arts. Open Saturdays, June – August or by appointment
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 3:18 pm by Curt
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Howland Stone Store Museum

Howland Stone Store Museum
Route 34B
Aurora, NY 13026
315/364-8307
MOGGYR@JUNO.COM
www.rootsweb.com/~nycayuga/howland
 
Former family business of noted educator and Quaker abolitonist Emily Howland (1827 – 1929), this museum displays historic items from the family’s world-wide travels, and memorabilia honoring Howland’s accomplishments.
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 3:01 pm by Curt
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Historic Mentz Church 

Historic Mentz Church (May – October)
Mentz Church Rd.
Montezuma, NY 13117
315-776-8632
 
This gable-roofed, one-room church was erected by early settlers and incorporated as a First Methodist Episcopal curch in 1825. Call for appointment
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 2:57 pm by Curt
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Harriet Tubman Home

Harriet Tubman Home
180 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021
315/252-2081
 
Known as “The Moses Of Her People,” Tubman settled in Auburn after the Civil War and operated this home for aged and indigent blacks. As a conductor on the Underground Railroad-a network of abolitionists that helped slaves escape to freedom-she made a dozen trips south over a period of 11 years. Tubman died in 1913 at her South Street property, and is buried at Fort Hill Cemetery.
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 2:45 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts

 
 
 
 
 
 
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