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2018 Fall Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

2018 Seneca Museum Fall Lecture Series
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

Come to any of these informative and relevant lectures starting September 25 at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, which is now housed in the new Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center, recently opened.

All lectures are from 6:00-8:00pm, are free to attend, and open to the public.  The schedule is as follows:

Sept 25: Tom Porter - The Great Law: Using our "Good Minds" for everyday living.

Oct 2: Kevin White - Seneca Versions of Creation: About how our ancestors and we should be living life now.

Leon Historical Soceity hosts the Turkey Table Runner Party

Leon Historical Society Turkey Table Runner Quilt Class 2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:30pm

The Leon Historical Society is hosting the Turkey Table Runner Party on October 6, 2018!! Grab a friend and come out for a day of quilting where you will learn a time honored quilt pattern as you make your family a new Thanksgiving table runner with a Dresden Designed turkey on each end of the runner.

Not only will you have the opportunity to get a jumpstart on the Thanksgiving season but you will also start your day with donuts, coffee and great company.

"Women in the Bible Part 2" to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development

Women in the Bible Part 2 African American Center Olean
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

There will be a special presentation at Christ United Methodist Church to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development.  The presentation is titled "Women in the Bible Part 2" and will have key speakers of REv. Sue Hadley of Trinity United Methodist Church, Reverend Suzanne Block of Christ United Methodist Church, Reverend Carrie Wolfe of Christ United Methodist Church, and Reverend Kim Ross of Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church. 

Historic Roadside Marker Dedication with the Allegany Area Historical Association

Historic Roadside Marker Dedication with the Allegany Area Historical Association
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

During the Civil War, many local men from Allegany and Humphrey fought on behalf of the Union. One of them, Pvt. Oscar F. Wilber, fought for the Union with the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry, until he was wounded on May 3, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville. While in the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, DC, he met the now famed poet Walt Whitman, who was serving as a volunteer, raising money for extra food and supplies for soldiers. Whitman read to the wounded soldier as he laid suffering from his wounds. Pvt.

Leon Historical Society hosts Snowman Door Hanging Class

Leon Historical Society's Snowman Door Hanging Quilting Class 2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:30pm

Leon Historical Society hosts the Snowman Door Hanging Project with Patty teaching the appliqué technique. This one is really fun and a beautiful piece for the holidays! And Snowmen can stay up until they melt! At least February!

Leon's Old Fashion Christmas 2018

Leon's Old Fashioned Christmas 2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Leon Historical Society presents the 22nd annual Christmas Program at the Historical Church at the four corners in Leon.  See the members of the Historical Society dressed in Victorian attire and you are encouraged to wear your Victorian dress as well! Refreshments will be provided for after the show!  Program starts at 2pm.  There will be a holiday pie sale and refreshments will be served after the show!   


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