Guest Speaker Series

The Holland Land Office Museum seeks to bring in presenters from around Western New York to discuss various points of interest in history. Previous topics have included The War of 1812, World War I, Frederick Douglas, and Theodore Roosevelt.
All guest speaker events will be held at the museum unless otherwise noticed. Events will begin at 7pm and cost $3 for the public and $2 for museum members.

*All pictures for these events can be found under the images tab.*
*Any video recordings of presentations can be found under the Video Series tab*

(for past events see Guest Speaker under Videos on main menu or click here)

Upcoming Guest Speakers
Thursday, August 18th 7 pm: Michael Block, “Battle of Cedar Mountain”
Wednesday, September 14th 7 pm: Deanne Quinn Miller, “The Prison Guard’s Daughter: My Journey Through the Ashes of Attica”
Wednesday, October 19th 7 pm: Ken Gloghenhopt, “The Holland Land Survey”
Saturday, October 29th: Rob Thompson, “The Sullivan Expedition”
Tuesday, November 1st 7 pm: Dennis Upton, “Joseph Ellicott’s Final Hours”

More dates coming soon.


This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York Sate Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by GO ART!

Previous Speakers
Derrick Pratt- Erie Canal Museum
Susan Eck
Donald Druitt
Chris Mackowski
Derek Maxfield
Bill Kauffman
Seneca Falls Historical Society
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
John Fagant
Michael Hawley
Patrick Weissend
Rob Thompson
William Hullfish
Ralph Esposito
Cindy Amrhein
Lorna Czarnota
Dr. David Fitzpatrick
Earl McElfresh
Kathy Wioka
Joyce Thompson-Hovey
Toby Jewett
Susan Eck
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Gail Argetsinger
Don Burkel
Rose O’Keefe
Michael Block
Jay Black
Lorna Czarnota
Eric Weatherbee
Tim & Deb Smith