Upcoming Bicentennial Events
Heritage Music Series
September 17 – 1:00 PM until 6:00 PM - A Civil War Tribute at Gates Hall & Centennial Park, Pultneyville
1:00 PM – Ruthann Williams – Civil War Era Mourning and Funerals
1:30 PM – George McGraw – the 111th Volunteer Infantry Brigade
2:00 PM - Don Dwyer, Music of the Civil War
3:00 PM – Les Buell, Civil War Medical Practices
4:00 PM – The Excelsior Cornet Band
6:00 PM - Ceremony at Civil War Monument in Lakeview Cemetery
October 14 – 2:00 PM
The Remarkable , Irresistible Erie – Songs and Stories about the Erie Canal
Sodus High School Performing Arts Center, Sodus, NY
October 22 – 2:00 PM
Fiddlers of the Genesee
Marion High School, Warner Rd. Marion, NY
November 5 - 6:30 PM
Todd Hobin and the History of Rock 'n' Roll
Ohmann Theater, 65 William St., Lyons, NY
Bicentennial Minutes: Wayne County's history and heritage contains a vast array of characters, industries, and landmarks that exemplify our place in American history, in many different ways. For more than a year, the "Bicentennial Minutes" series has showcased this history in 52 short videos that each detail a new aspect of our local history. Take a minute or two to view this first video and then plan to see them all.
Thank You To Our Sponsors!
With additional support from:
Augustus L. and Jennie D. Hoffman Foundation • De & De Party Rentals • Lyons Community Center
Ohmann Theatre • Robert G Boehmler Community Foundation, Inc. • Wayne County Board of Supervisors
Wayne County Historical Society & Museum of Wayne County History • Wayne County Tourism
Wayne County Historical Society & Museum of Wayne County History
The Glass Apple Club!
YEAR END SPECIAL: The Wayne County Historical Society and the Wayne County Bicentennial Committee have teamed up to offer an exclusive Crystal Apple and customizable granite base for ONLY $200.
The first and last lines of the "Ye Hills of Wayne" poem by Mary Ashley Townsend are beautifully engraved in the black granite base. We can add a name you choose to acknowledge a relative, friend, or a loved one past/present whose heart lies in Wayne County.
Get yours now before the HOLIDAYS.