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November 3, 2022 - 12:49am
posted by Press Release in Wonderland of Trees, hlom, news.

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Press release:

The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to announce the opening night of its 21st Annual Wonderland of Trees.

The event opens on Friday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. and runs to 8:30 p.m.

Come to the museum to marvel at all of the wonderfully decorated trees from local organizations and businesses from around Genesee County. Live holiday music will be performed by members of the Genesee Symphony Orchestra, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the D&R Depot.

There will also be a basket raffle of dozens of exciting gift baskets.

Tickets are $15 per person or $10 for museum members. Children under 12 are $5.

The Wonderland of Trees continues until the end of December.

The basket raffle will run until Dec. 16.

You can find more information about the Opening Night and the Wonderland of Trees on the museum’s website at www.hollandlandoffice.com.

If you are interested in decorating a tree for the event for your organization or business, please visit the museum’s website or contact the museum at 585-343-4727 or [email protected].

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September 14, 2022 - 1:28pm
posted by Press Release in West Side Ghost Walk, hlom, history, news, batavia.

Press release:

Back by popular demand, please join the Holland Land Office Museum for a West Side Ghost Walk on Fridays in October.

The walks led by Connie Boyd will take place on October 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 7 pm.

We will also be adding second walks beginning at 7:30 on October 7 and 21.

Take a walk on the west side and hear tales of murders, hangings, grave robbing, ghosts and other eerie happenings from Batavia's past. Hear stories of Joseph Ellicott, E. N. Rowell and other famous and infamous Batavians.

Also, be sure to also check out the Old Batavia Cemetery's Walk on Saturday, October 22. For more information on the Cemetery Walk please contact 585-943-5662.

Admission is $15.00 or $10.00 for museum members and reservations are required with purchase. Tours are limited to 20 people each.

The tour begins and ends at the museum and is approximately 1 1/2 to two hours in length. For tickets or more information, please call (585) 343-4727, email at [email protected], or stop by at 131 W. Main St. Batavia.

September 1, 2022 - 4:32pm
posted by Press Release in hlom, batavia, news, history.

Press release:

The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to announce the return of its West Side Batavia Ghost Stories on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Connie Boyd will be sharing the spooky, sinister, and weird documented stories from the West Side of Batavia's past. Come and listen to tales of murder, ghosts, body snatching hangings, and abandoned cemeteries. This presentation is the same as our Ghost Walk, perfect for those who don't want or aren't able to go on our guided Ghost Walks. Tickets are $5/$3 for museum members. If you would like to attend please contact the museum at (585) 343-4727.

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