Monthly Archives: September 2011

Civil War Initiative to Offer Free Programs for Local Schools

To mark the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Genesee Community College is offering a free program to local schools entitled “Northern Morality and Southern Honor: How Victorian Culture laid the Foundation for a Civil War.” Historian … Continue reading

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Coming Events

Genesee County Historians Presents 2011 GHOST WALK Friday October 14th & 21st with walks at 7:30 and 8:00 pm Engine House (3 West Main Street, Batavia) Tickets are $10 each & available at the Engine House on the tour night … Continue reading

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Civil War Lecture Series at Lima Campus Center

Genesee Community College is pleased to host a Civil War lecture series this fall in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Lectures will be held at our Lima Campus Center and are free and open to the … Continue reading

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First Civil War Lecture to be Delivered Tuesday, Sept. 13th at 7:00pm

Topic: “From the Beautiful Death to the Commodification of Death: Changing Deathways in Victorian America”, Prof. Derek Maxfield The American Civil War was certainly a seminal event in our history. Historians have argued that it profoundly shaped politics, society, economics, … Continue reading

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