The Holland Land Office Museum and the Genesee Community College's History Club are proud to present a free panel discussion with Dr. David Fitzpatrick and other local historians. Dr. Fitzpatrick is the author of a newly published work on Batavia's own Emory Upton, entitled "Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer." The panel will discuss the life and career of Emory Upton and his importance to the Civil War and American Military History. The panel discussion is free to the public and will take place at 10am on Saturday, February 17th. It will take place in the Conable Technology Building, room T119, at Genesee Community College's Batavia Campus located at 1 College Rd. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please contact the Holland Land Office Museum at 585-343-4727 or email at [email protected].
There will be a presentation of Dr. Fitzpatrick's book the previous night, Friday February 16th at 7pm. Tickets are $5 per person, please R.S.V.P. to the museum by Wednesday, February 14th.