Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fun Times with the Dead

I can still recall the first day of class with professor Maxfield, and the deepening feeling of dread I had as I read and heard aloud of the service learning portion of the Western Traditions 2 course. Being socially introverted, … Continue reading

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Surveying Machpelah Cemetery

This semester, for my service learning requirement in my U.S. History 1 class, I chose to assist in my professor’s project concerning cemetery art in the Burned-Over District (any area within 25 miles of the Erie Canal). This area was … Continue reading

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Civil War Essay Contest Winning Papers

First Place_ Sarah Lawson1.doc Second Place_ John Cole1.doc Third Place_ Matthew Sisto1.doc

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Civil War Essay Contest Winners Announced

At a ceremony preceding the last lecture in the Civil War Lecture Series at GCC last night, the winners of the essay contest was announced to a packed house. Seven students were recognized for essays on the topic, “What did/does … Continue reading

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My Time at Machpelah

To start out, let me just say that this project was a very awesome one to do. I don’t often get to go out in the field like that in school and work on things like this. I did, however, … Continue reading

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Genesee County Commemoration of the Civil War

From April 12, 2011 until May 26, 2015 is the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. In an effort to open the four-year observance, the Genesee County Federation of Historical Agencies asked every local government, school and church in Genesee … Continue reading

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Chicken BBQ in Elba – April 10th

Chicken BBQ 11:00 AM – until gone on April 10th To Benefit Elba Museum and Historical Society BBQ held on the museum property, Elba, NY $8.00 for Adults

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