An Investment in History for the Future of Rush

    The 1911 House after renovation with creative ideas by Maureen Neumaier and Janet Cruz A Letter to the Rush Town Board: The future and collaborative and operational models we envisionby both the Rush Historical Society and the Rush Town Board Dear Supervisor Kusse and Rush Town Board members: This letter is a formal confirmation of […]

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    The "1911 Corner House"

    Rush Historical Society Proposal to Rush Town Board

    The Rush Historical Society presented a proposal for use of space in the town owned property located at 1911 Rush Scottsville Road on September 3rd, 2020. This is the house located at the corner of Rush Scottsville and East Henrietta Roads and located on the Town Hall campus. The house is not currently being rented […]

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    Rush Cemetery Tour

    Rush Cemetery Tour

    The Rush Historical Society invites you to participate in a self-guided tour of the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery along with the no longer active cemeteries of Rush. Join us on Sunday, October 6th, from 2-4 pm, at the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery located at 1799 Rush Scottsville Road. Learn about some of our earlier town […]

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    Avon History Presentation

    Maureen Kingston, Historian for both the Village and Town of Avon, will be presenting to our group on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 7 pm. The presentation will be in the Udicious Pavilion. Learning more about Avon is of particular interest to Rush as our town was originally part of Avon. In 1818, the northern […]

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    Programs and Meetings – 2019

    Programming and Meetings 2019Download Board meetings are scheduled for:February 4th June 3rdOctober 7thDecember 2nd  Programming and Meetings 2019 The 2019 annual meeting is scheduled for March 4th. All Board meetings are scheduled for 7 pm at the Rush Town Hall. All are welcome!

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    Rush High School Band - about 1945

    The Band’s All Here

    See if you can find your Grandparents or Great Grandparents(Taken around 1945 or so) First Row (seated, L. to R.): Nina Richards (trumpet), Mary Jane Behnk (Clarinet), Don Moose (trumpet), Richard DeMott (Tuba), Harry Clark (trombone), Robert Kohls (trombone), [unknown girl]Second/Third Row (L. to R.): [unknown majorette], Marion Roeser (clarinet), Rosemary Bean (trumpet), Allen Meyers (saxophone), Eileen Swartz (trumpet), Jack Rhode (snare drum), Grace Connor (bass drum), Don DeMott (snare drum), Hans Stover (trumpet), Albert Vollmer (drums), John Miller (trumpet), Fernley White (trumpet), Eugene Taylor (trumpet), Bill Behnk (trumpet), Donald Bock (trumpet), Shirley Faugh (majorette)Back Row (L. to R.): James Richards (flute), Shirley Edwards (clarinet), […]

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    The ghosts of the Rush pioneers are calling you… to – The Rush Creek Anthology

    Sunday, November 4th, 2:00 pm Rush Methodist Church 6200 Rush-Lima Road Starring – John Webster, Colonel Markham, Peter Myers, Elizabeth Myers, Peter Price, Julia Wilbur, Jacob Galentine, Barbara Schinster Smith, Al Mattern, Bessie Hallock and a long-suffering Rush Teacher. Channeled by – Gerry Kusse, Dan Woolaver, Hal Carter, Elise Carter, Dan Chase, Bonnie Meath Lang, […]

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    Rush Historical Society
    5977 East Henrietta Road
    Rush, NY 14543
    Phone: (585) 533-1312