Java with Joe E.

 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 you are interested in early morning coffee with figures like Joseph Ellicott, Emory Upton, Ely Parker, and others, please contact the museum at 585-343-4727 or email

Next Event:

Thursday, May 25th 9 am 
Ryan Duffy, “Genesee County Civil War Medal of Honor Soldiers”

Thursday, June 22nd 9 am
Erica Wanecski, “Shopping Malls: From Fountains to Food Courts”

Thursday, July 27th 9 am
Michael Eula, “The National is Local: Genesee County, NY, 1802 to the Present”

More Dates to Come

Previous Topics:
Classical Guitar
Circuit Rider Devotions
Oak Orchard Lighthouse
Early Asylums on mental healing in WNY
Chauncey Olcott
Industry in Batavia
Tuberculosis Hospitals in WNY
Bergen Camp Meetings
Toxins in Historical Clothing
Darwin Martin House
Museum Architecture
World War I
Township Name Origins of Genesee County
Lincoln Assignation Conspiracy
Dutch Financiers of the Holland Land Company
Martin Luther King Jr and the Kennedy Assassinations
Waters of the Tonawanda Creek
Andrew Ellicott Genealogy
Public Presence and Secret Injustice: Women in Genesee County, New York, 1802 to the Present
Mary Elizabeth Wood
Erie County Poor Farm
Female Slaves & Poor Women in Genesee County
Seven Springs Country Club
Joseph Burke & Jenny Lind
Vietnam War Experiences
Local Genealogy
Antique Music Recording Devices
Henry Glowacki
Methodist Circuit Riders
Antique Maple Syrup Making
Darwin Martin House
Watson Bullock
Upton Sisters
Batavias of the United States