A reading from Keeping ABreast
Museum Hours are as follows: Sunday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Tuesday- 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday – 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m (Closed the 1st Wed. of the month). 1st Saturday of each month – 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m. All hours are weather contingent. If in doubt please call the museum (759-8575) or cell (531-1517) Also, Clarence genealogy, at the Gerber-Greatbatch Library at 10871 Main Street is open on Wednesday from 9:30 am to 12 pm.
A reading from Keeping ABreast
Our latest author, Jennie Rook, at the Clarence Town Library
Just a quick note. We'll be deleting this page and moving to a page for the Town of Clarence Historical Society
The wagon is on it's way back to Amish Country for repairs
On May 13, 2014 at 7pm the topic will be "History of Erie County Fair" in the Town Park Clubhouse.
Don't miss Jon Rothenmeyer's presentation on growing up in the Hollow. Monday, April 14th at the Asa Ransom House 5:30pm.
Clarence Historical Society program for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7PM: "Happy 206th Birthday Town of Clarence"!! Also, Doug Perrelli, Professor of Anthropology at UB, on Local Archeology, and Joe McGreevy, local archaeologist & teacher, on Asa Ransom and early Clarence.
About another log cabin in the area, at Harris Hill and Wehrle. Clarence Historical Society gets a mention near the end of the article.
Sometime this September, a 200-year-old log cabin will be picked up and transported four miles to a "new" historic site.
The NY State Board for Historic Preservation recommended the addition of 31 properties and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places, including The Automobile Club of Buffalo (Clarence). Application at link.
Don't forget the upcoming program meeting on Tuesday, September 13th @ 7:00pm. It's a look back at the Hollow in the early 1900s.
On Tuesday, May 10th, The Clarence Historical Society will present "A Night at the Museum" at 6:30pm. People are invited to tour new/refreshed exhibits with the Board of Trustees. Refreshments will be available.
Conestoga Wagon 1/20/11
The Conestoga Wagon has arrived. Rolle Boller's vision has been fulfilled. I'd like to thank Alicia Braaten, Bill Gittere and Bruce Hoffman and Clarence Parks Department for helping us get it settled. Watch for an announcement this spring about putting on the canvas top and it's permanent display.
Don't forget tonight's program meeting. The guest speaker is a Holocaust survivor. The event starts tonight at the Town Park Clubhouse at 7pm.
Don't miss the article in this weeks Clarence Bee about Joe McGreevy and archaeology in Clarence.
Don't forget Doors Open Niagara this weekend. The Asa Ransom House, Historical Museum and Clubhouse will be open. A full listing of sites at http://www.doorsopenniagara.ca/
Great job done by Chuck and Mary on the 3407 documentary. Informative and respectful.
Tonight at 6:30 - be sure to check it out! And many thanks to all the volunteers who made this possible!
Just a reminder-Our Town: Clarence on WNED tomorrow @6:30pm.
Wow! Had a chance to screen Our Town: Clarence last night. It's a great portrait of our community. It airs on WNED on September 25 @6:30.
Just a reminder that our September 14 program meeting is on Buffalo Bill Cody. 7pm at the Town Park Clubhouse.
Don't forget to check out our display on First Responders in the Historical Bldg at the Erie County Fair.
Next program meeting: Tuesday July 13th 7pm at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse. The presentation will be by the WNY Railroad Historical Society.
Don't forget that Jack Yanno's book on Clarence baseball and the Clarence: Images of...books are available at Barnes and Noble.com
Thanks to Fred for a great program tonight. It really makes you think about our region's architectural treasures.
Don't forget the program meeting on Tuesday, May 11 at the Town Park Clubhouse. Fred Schrock of Preservation Buffalo Niagara will be talking about the historic Buffalo waterfront. The program starts at 7pm.
Recevied an inquiry: "Does anyone out there remember "Devil's Cave" that was located behind the Richardson's Root Beer Stand, next to Nativity school? I spent a lot of my youth in this extensive cave system. I remember that the guy who bought the property, said that he was going to bulldoze it closed back in 1959-1960..." Do you have any cave memories?
Don't forget the March program meeting next Tuesday. Denise Reichard is interpreting Amelia Earhart. Program starts at 7pm in the Town Park Clubhouse.
The Clarence books are also available on-line at...http://wnybooks.com/
Jack Yanno's history of Clarence baseball and our Clarence: Images of...books are available on-line at barnesandnoble.com
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We may be a couple of years away, but planning is moving quickly on the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebrations. There is a bi-national committee planning events on both sides of the Niagara. Check out these trailers from Discover1812.com on youtube.
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Great turn out for last night's program meeting...56 people. Thanks! For March, we've found Amelia Earhart, more details soon.
The monthly program meeting is tomorrow night at 7pm in the clubhouse. Hank Nevins is speaking on the history of radio.
Thanks to Becky for posting new pictures!
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