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July 31, 2019 - 12:50pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Ghost Walk, Holland Land Office Museum.
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October 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Back and expanded by popular demand, please join the Holland Land Office Museum for a West Side Ghostwalk on three Fridays in October. The walks led by Connie Boyd will take place on October 11, 18, and 25 at 7 pm/ 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. Be sure to also check out the Old Batavia Cemetery's Walk on Saturday, October 26.
July 31, 2019 - 12:49pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Ghost Walk, Holland Land Office Museum.
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October 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Back and expanded by popular demand, please join the Holland Land Office Museum for a West Side Ghostwalk on three Fridays in October. The walks led by Connie Boyd will take place on October 11, 18, and 25 at 7 pm/ 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. Be sure to also check out the Old Batavia Cemetery's Walk on Saturday, October 26.
July 31, 2019 - 12:46pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Murder Mystery, Holland Land Office Museum.
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September 28, 2019 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to present its first Murder Mystery Dinner Theater fundraiser. An original Mystery written for the Holland Land Museum, based on the 19th century crime of the century, the Disappearance of William Morgan. Will you outsmart the suspects and determine what happened to him and "who dun it"? The mystery is a live performance with considerable interaction between the suspects and the audience with an extensive comedic touch put on by WNY Improv, Inc. .
July 31, 2019 - 12:43pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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August 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lorna MacDonald Czarnota will be speaking on her book "Legends, Lore, and Secrets of Western New York." Uncover new stories and secrets told through the ages. Learn about the "cat people," Ossian Giant, and Kitty O'Neil, just some of the names that make up the rich lore history of Western New York. This next installment of our guest speaker series will be on Thursday, August 29th, starting at 7pm. It's only $3 per person and $2 for museum members.
July 31, 2019 - 12:37pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Trivia, Holland Land Office Museum.
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August 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Every second Thursday of each month, put your knowledge of seemingly trivial facts to the test & learn some new ones with our History Trivia Family & Team Challenge!! This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members. This month's theme is Baseball! Keep an eye on our twitter and website page for more details and make sure to share with your friends!
June 18, 2019 - 12:37pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Trivia, Holland Land Office Museum.
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July 11, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Every second Thursday of each month, put your knowledge of seemingly trivial facts to the test & learn some new ones with our History Trivia Family & Team Challenge!! This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members. This month's theme is the Revolution Period Keep an eye on our twitter and website page for more details and make sure to share with your friends!
May 15, 2019 - 12:31pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Every second Thursday of each month, put your knowledge of seemingly trivial facts to the test & learn some new ones with our  History Trivia Family & Team Challenge!! This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members. The Theme this month is World War II. Keep an eye on our twitter and website page for more details and make sure to share with your friends!
May 15, 2019 - 12:30pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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June 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to present Earl McElfresh of McElfresh Map Company in Olean, NY, in our next installment of our Guest Speaker Series. McElfresh will be presenting "Strange Ground: Mapping and Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg Campaign." If you are a fan of the Civil War, this is a presentation you don't want to miss. Program begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members.
May 7, 2019 - 11:42am
posted by Holland Land Office in music, Holland Land Office Museum.
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June 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to welcome Old Hippies for a night of acoustic music from the 50's, 60's, and 70's. Join us for a night of music, friends, and good memories. Music begins at 7pm and is $5 per person and $4 for museum members.
April 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us as Michael Block talks about the "Battle of Cedar Mountain." A battle fought during the Civil War where Union forces attacked the Confederate forces near Cedar Mountain as they tried to march on the Culpeper Court House. This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members.
April 13, 2019 - 11:57am
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum, Trivia.
Event Date and Time: 
May 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Every second Thursday of each month, put your knowledge of seemingly trivial facts to the test & learn some new ones with our  History Trivia Family & Team Challenge!! This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members.
April 13, 2019 - 11:55am
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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May 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us as Joyce Thompson-Hovey returns to tell us about Civil War pets & mascots. Explore another side of the Civil War that isn't known to many. Find out which units adopted which animal, the seemingly normal and the bizarre. This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members. 
April 6, 2019 - 12:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in hlom, Holland Land Office Museum, antique show, batavia.
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The Holland Land Office Museum is hosting its annual antique show in the Call Arena at Genesee Community College this weekend. The show continues today until 3 p.m.

March 28, 2019 - 11:13am
posted by Holland Land Office in Trivia, Holland Land Office Museum, civil war.
Event Date and Time: 
April 11, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Every second Thursday of each month, put your knowledge of seemingly trivial facts to the test & learn some new ones with our History Trivia Family & Team Challenge!! This event begins at 7pm and is $3 per person and $2 for museum members. This month's theme is the Civil War! Keep an eye on our twitter and website page for more details and make sure to share with your friends!
February 22, 2019 - 12:32pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum.
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April 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
We are excited to host our 13th Annual Batavia Antique Show & Sale on Friday April 5th, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. $5 admission for adults, children under 12 are free, and always free parking. This year the show will be held at the Richard C. Call Arena on the campus of Genesee Community College, located at 1 College Rd. Batavia, NY 14020.
February 22, 2019 - 12:29pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum, coffee, Donuts.
Event Date and Time: 
April 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Join us at the museum the 4th Thursday of each month, 9-10:30am for coffee, pastries and lively conversation about historical and cultural characters and events. If interested in this event, please contact the museum at 585-343-4727 or email [email protected]and we will be happy to keep a chair and a warm cup of “joe” waiting for you.
February 22, 2019 - 12:18pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum, fashion.
Event Date and Time: 
March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, March 20th, the museum will be launching its latest exhibit "Beyond the Wardrobe: Changing Styles & Influences of Fashion, 1880-1920." This exhibit explores a period in time when fashion and society were constantly changing decade to decade.This exhibit allows the visitor to explore the outside influences on fashion like sports, motion pictures, and the Women’s Rights Movements, as well as see the changes to each silhouette as time goes on. This free opening event will begin at 7pm and we encourage all ages to attend.
February 22, 2019 - 12:15pm
posted by Holland Land Office in A Night of Irish Music, Holland Land Office Museum.
Event Date and Time: 
March 15, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with Batavia natives No Blarney! as they get us off our feet and dancing to traditional Irish music. Tickets $5 per person and $4 for museum members. Please R.S.V.P. to the museum by March 13th. For more information please visit www.hollandlandoffice.com or call the museum to R.S.V.P. at 585-343-4727.
February 15, 2019 - 12:30pm
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum, clothing, history.
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March 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Gail Argetsinger, an associate professor and resident costume designer at The College at Brockport, will be speaking on what clothing might have been seen at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904. "More than 19 million people flocked to the World’s Fair in St. Louis in 1904. The attendees represented a cross section of society and occupations, and it was reflected in their dress. This presentation will focus on the apparel that would have been seen on the fairgoers, how the aesthetics of the period and fabric/ fashion technology informed those fashions."
January 24, 2019 - 11:39am
posted by Holland Land Office in Holland Land Office Museum, coffee, Donuts, history.
Event Date and Time: 
March 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Join us at the museum the 4th Thursday of each month, 9-10:30am for coffee, pastries and lively conversation about historical and cultural characters and events. If interested in this event, please contact the museum at 585-343-4727 or email [email protected] and we will be happy to keep a chair and a warm cup of “joe” waiting for you.
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