Monthly Archives: May 2009

Matching grant from NY State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

Contributed by Christopher Densmore, Curator Friends Historical Library Hello Friends Check out this excellent news from Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, through Fran and Gail Caracillo—$330,000 from our Environmental Protection Fund application from last year for the Meetinghouse! … Continue reading

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Historical notes regarding Thomas McClintock

Contributed by Christopher Densmore, Curator Friends Historical Library The Journal was a Hicksite Quaker publication in the 1870s and 1880s, edited by Joseph Gibbons and his daughter Phebe E. Gibbons (from Lampeter, now Bird-in-Hand, Lancaster County, PA). The Gibbons were … Continue reading

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Group works to save 1816 Farmington building

JAMES GOODMAN · STAFF WRITER · MAY 24, 2009 This article originally ran in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Passers-by might not realize the importance of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, which now looks like a barn hit by a … Continue reading

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Anonymous gift, fund raising, and National Register nomination for Alasa Farms

Hello Friends– 1. Fund-raising for Phase I–Stabilization and Enclosure: Yesterday, we received wonderful, fantabulous news! An anonymous donor is giving $10,000 toward our match for the $47,000 we received last year from the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom, to … Continue reading

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Judith Wellman and Helen Kirker meet with Farmington Town Board

Hi Friends–Last night, Helen and I gave a update about our project to the Farmington Town Board. We were very pleased at their kind reception and very appreciative of all their patience over the past three years. We gave the … Continue reading

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