GCC History Club to sponsor local history conference

GCC Historical Horizons

Local history conference set for November 4th

 BATAVIA – The Genesee Community College History Club and Genesee County Federation of Historical Agencies is sponsoring a local history conference at GCC in Batavia on Saturday, November 4th from 8:30 AM until about 3:30 PM in room T102 of the Conable Technology Building.  Public and private historians are welcome as well as history buffs of all ages.

“We have put together a day of interesting programs that should appeal to a wide variety of history-minded folk,” according to Derek Maxfield, history club advisor and president of the Genesee County Federation of Historical Agencies. “I am especially interested in the session on disaster planning and the panel discussion about the Confederate monument controversy.”

Conference sessions will include:

8:30-9:15 AM                     Coffee clutch

9:15-10:00 AM                   State of history in Genesee County

Dr. Michael Eula, Genesee County Historian

10:15-11:00 AM                  Tracing lineal…

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About Derek Maxfield

Associate Professor of History Genesee Community College
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