May and June 2017 Programs and Events

May 29, 2 p.m.  Bullis Market Dedication.  Bullis House, 1784 Canandaigua Rd., next to Bullis Park., Macedon. Local Civil War hero Colonel John Lapham Bullis, born and raised a Quaker, served in the Civil War and volunteered to lead a unit of US Colored Troops.  Join us at his home, along with its current owners, the Henley family, and the Macedon Historical Society for the dedication, refreshments and a tour of the home. Free and open to all. 

June 17-18, 12-4 p.m.  Path Through History.  Journey along I ♥ New York’s Path Through History and stop at the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, 230 Sheldon Rd, and County Rd. 8, Farmington.  Come inside the usually closed meetinghouse (under restoration), view the displays detailing its proud history of activism and support for Seneca land rights, the abolition of slavery, women’s equality and suffrage. Stand where Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony and other great social reformers once spoke.  Have some refreshments and obtain a copy of our “Self Guided Driving Tour” of local historic sites related to these struggles for rights.  

Keep in Touch: Check this site soon for a complete schedule of our 2017 season’s programs. 

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