Big Springs Historical Society

Big Springs Historical Society

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Big Springs Historical Society & Museum Events

2018 BSHS events:

September 3, 2017: Annual Meeting – “Art in Agriculture“: Photos of Kevin Keenan

If you missed Kevin Keenan’s wonderful program, you can still see his photos on display at the museum through March 11th. Come on down and treat yourself to his artistic talent and wander through the museum. Open Sundays 1-4pm and Mondays 9am-12pm.

February 18 , 2018: Underground Railroad in Livingston County (to be held at Second Baptist Church, Mumford)

Dr. Cathy Adams, professor at SUNY Geneseo, will address the myths and facts of the Underground Railroad in Livingston County. Presented by Big Springs Museum and hosted at Second Baptist Church. Free program. All ages welcome. Refreshments served.

February 25, 2018: First Chicken BBQ of the season!

March 10, 2018: A Sip & A Song: Celtic Music & Libations FUNdraiser

April 22, 2018: History of the Genesee Country Inn

May 19, 2018: Vintage Baseball Program (followed by a friendly community game in Tennent Park)

June: 2018 TBD: Junk & Funk Yard Sale

July 13, 2018: Family/Community Scavenger Hunt – Caledonia Parks and Recreation

September 22, 2018: “Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine“, Mystery Dinner Theater FUNdraiser (held at Jones Hall)

October 21, 2018: Paranormal Investigations at Big Springs & Behond

November 11, 2018: Amazingly Fun Toys, History of Toys (Bring your own toys to display in December and January)

December, 2018 TBD: Annual Hometown Holidays Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Future BSHS events after that

“Shaping A Community” – A new permanent exhibit about volunteerism and service in Caledonia and Mumford, NY

Past BSHS events

December 2, 2017: Hometown Holidays Luncheon
November, 2017-January 31, 2018: Dolls of the Past (Read the D&C article on the exhibit.)
November 12, 2017: Bridges of the Genesee
October 15, 2017: Native American Residential School Syndrome, John Volpe


September 3, 2017: Gardens of Stone
June, 2017: Quilt Exhibit


May, 2017: World War I
2016-2017: Bridal Gowns and Accessories
  October, 2014: Civil War Medicine-“Swords and Saws”


April 20, 2017: “The Barn-Building Legacy of J. T. Wells & Sons”
November 12, 2015: “The Impact of the Vietnam War on Livingston County”, Amie Alden
September 17, 2015: “Industries of Wheatland: Mumford Businesses in the 19th Century”, Phil Parr
July 18, 2015: “A Heritage Shared: African-American Families of Caledonia and Mumford
May 17, 2015: “A Century of Fashion”, Kay Noske
April 26, 2015: “Italian Immigration in Livingston County”, Amie Alden
February 22, 2015: “Jell-O Stories”, Lynne Belluscio
January 25, 2015: “Seth Green and the Caledonia Fish Hatchery”, John Spaulding

Events Elsewhere:

June 2, 2018 Town of Rush Historic Tour