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Rush Historical Society invites you to participate in a self-guided tour of the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery along with the no longer active cemeteries of Rush.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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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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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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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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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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Fighting in the Shadows: The Untold Story of Deaf People in the Civil War

 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 […]

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Raisins in the Puddin’

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 […]

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