The Holland Land Office Museum seeks to bring in presenters from around Western New York to discuss various points of interest in history. Previous topics have included The War of 1812, World War I, Frederick Douglas, and Theodore Roosevelt.
All guest speaker events will be held at the museum unless otherwise noticed. Events will begin at 7pm and cost $3 for the public and $2 for museum members.
*All pictures for these events can be found under the images tab.*
April 24th- Julian Adams
"The Importance of Icon Preservation"
Stafford Town Hall- 8780 Sanders Rd., Stafford, NY 14143
In Recognition of National Preservation Month, the Stafford Historical Society presents "The Importance of Community Icon Preservation," by Julian Adams, the Director of Community Preservation Services at the Office of NYS Historic Preservation. Mr. Adams will discuss how historic preservation can enhance property values in your community.
April 27th- Rose O'Keefe "The Frederick Douglass Family Exhibit at the Scotland National Library"
May 8th- Joyce Thompson-Hovey "Civil War Pets & Mascots"
May 22nd- Michael Block "Battle of Cedar Mountain"
June 12th- Earl McElfresh "Map of Gettysburg"
August 29th- Lorna Czarnota "Legends, Lore & Secrets of WNY"
September 18th- Cindy Amrhein "Native American Land Rights in Upstate New York"
October 9th- Ralph Esposito "Ghosts of Genesee County"
Dr. David Fitzpatrick
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site