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"The Shakers in Western New York" presented by Geneva Historical Society

May 27th, 2021
Time: 7 PM
Location: Online Event, Online Event , Geneva NY

The Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes in partnership with the Geneva Historical Society, will present the virtual program, "The Shakers in Western New York" by Peter Wisbey on Thursday, May 27  at 7 p.m.


Join Genesee Country Village & Museum curator of collections Peter Wisbey as he discusses the popularity of the United Society of Believers – the Shakers – and their New York communities at Sodus and Groveland. Wisbey will also highlight the dismantling, movement and restoration of the Groveland Trustees’ Building to GCVM in 1987.


Peter Wisbey has been curator of collections for Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford for over 14 years. He was previously the executive director of the Seward House in Auburn and held curatorial positions in Massachusetts and New Jersey.


To register go to The necessary login information will be sent to you via email 24 hours prior to the program. For any problems with registration or to register by phone, call the Geneva Historical Society office at 315-789-5151. Registrations must be complete before 12 noon, May 27, the day of the program.

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