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Rush Historical Society invites you to participate in a self-guided tour of the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery along with the no longer active cemeteries of Rush.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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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 […]
This presentation was originally rescheduled for April and postponed due to the Solar Farm meeting. The new presentation date is Sunday, October 27th, at 2 pm in the Udicious Pavilion. All are welcome! Hope to see you there!
The Annual Meeting of the Rush Historical Society is scheduled for Monday, March 4th, at 7 pm, Rush Town Hall. Officer nominations will be solicited at this time. A presentation by the Geneseo War Plane Museum will follow the meeting. All are welcome to attend.
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!
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, […]
Monday, October 15th, 7 pm. Udicious Pavilion. Rush resident and professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Dr. Harry Lang, will talk about his recently published book entitled: Fighting in the Shadows: The Untold Story of Deaf People in the Civil War. Dr. Lang has authored or co-authored nine books about […]
Rush Days at the Genesee Country Village and Museum are this weekend, July 28th and 29th. There will be docents in each of the three buildings that were originally located in Rush. The Rush buildings are a schoolhouse, Saddler Dan Hart’s house from North Rush and the Kiefer house that was located at the 390 […]
We are looking for your Rush memories and stories! It’s important that we preserve the memories and stories of those who live or lived in Rush. These stories matter and will be important for future generations to read and appreciate what life in Rush was like in an earlier time. Please consider sharing your stories […]
The Barn Building Legacy of J. T. Wells and Sons: John Talcott Wells, Sr., was a native of Wheatland, NY. Without formal training as an architect, J.T. Wells, Sr. patented the arched truss barn design system in 1889. The J. T. Wells and Sons Company may have built about 200 barns, primarily in Western New York, […]