Tag Archives: Fairport Historical Museum

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Oz-some Exhibit to Open at the Fairport Historical Museum

1939 was an incredible year for motion pictures. Movies such as Gone with the Wind, Love Affair, Wuthering Heights and Goodbye Mr. Chips vied with each other for top honors at the 12th Academy Awards. Another top contender that year was MGM’s film, The Wizard of Oz. In honor of Continue reading →


Exhibit commemorates Civil War Veteran

An impressive collection of Civil War artifacts related to Captain William Fitzer Williams is on display for the months of June and July at the Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin Street. The display includes Captain Williams’ military weapons, uniform badges and buttons, and letters, most sent home to his wife Continue reading →

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Illuminated History Tour of Greenvale Cemetery

Historic Greenvale Rural Cemetery is the focus of this year’s Illuminated History cemetery tour, which will take place on Tuesday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m. Hear the stories of some of Fairport’s most respected pioneers, business owners and Civil War soldiers as told by the actors portraying them. Throughout the Continue reading →

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Vintage Halloween Collectibles on Display

Visitors are in for a real treat this Halloween with a rare opportunity to view a special exhibit at the . Selections from the Halloween collection of long-time Fairport / Penfield resident John M. Fritsch will be on display during the entire month of October. Fritsch began collecting Halloween related Continue reading →

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SUNY Brockport Students’ Saturday of Service Helps Local Museum

On Saturday, August 24, the Perinton Historical Society (PHS) was one of 59 community organizations participating in SUNY Brockport’s 4th Annual Saturday of Service. According to Brockport’s Community Development Department, “As part of Welcome Weekend 2013, every entering freshman and transfer student must commit two hours to some type of Continue reading →