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, […]
Be careful with that cannon! You’ll shoot your eye out!
$10.00 Saturday, June 2, 2018 10 am – 4 pm Includes first floor tours of six historic Rush homes, three Rush Churches and five homes for outside viewing only. Tour tickets are limited to 200. Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Rush Town Hall or by mail to the Rush Town Hall, […]
Mrs. Barbara Schinster Smith was a beloved member of the Rush community. As a young woman, she worked and cared for the family of Morris Darrohn. She was loved by the children in town and appreciated by mother’s and their families for all that she did to help so many. Barbara was born in 1852 […]
William Euler, son of Ennis Euler was born in August of 1867. He died on November 13th 1936 in Rush, NY. He married Anna Reitz in 1895. She was born in August of 1866. She died on June 28, 1931 in Rush, NY. William had a brother Walter who lived in Mendon.
Jacob Stull Galentine (1835-1905) Jacob Stull Galentine was born August 12, 1835 to John Galentine and Isabel Stull Galentine. Jacob’s mother, Isabel, was the daughter of Jacob Stull and Susannah Price Stull, both early settlers of Rush. Jacob’s father, John Galentine, was also an early Rush settler who served as Justice of the Peace, Deputy […]
Charles Lewis Hayes b. 02 Oct 1840 – Troupsburg, Steuben, New York, USA d. 12 Aug 1913 – Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Husband of Ella Mary Green Charles Hayes, an aged and respected citizen of this village, died at his home at 8 o’clock Tuesday morning. Mr. Hayes was born in Troupsburg, Stuben Co., […]
Mary Ellen Green (or maybe Ella Mary Hayes, depending when you knew her) was Mary “Mattie” Hayes mother. It is rare, but there are two pictures of her. This first is from when she is 12 in about 1858. A second picture of her in 1864 when attending the Lima Seminary. b. Abt. 1846 Rush, […]