Lecture #4- 'The Impact of the Civil War on Genesee County: Waving Goodbye to your Loved Ones'

What:The Civil War Fall Lecture Series Lecture #4- “The Impact of the Civil War on Genesee County: Waving Goodbye to your Loved Ones” When:Tuesday, December 13, 2011 / 7:00 to 9:00pm Where:Genesee Community College Conable Technology Building T102 / One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020 Who:All history enthusiasts BACKGROUND: Genesee Community College will host the fourth and final lecture in the Civil War lecture series.

What:The Civil War Fall Lecture Series
Lecture #4- “The Impact of the Civil War on Genesee County: Waving Goodbye to your Loved Ones”

When:Tuesday, December 13, 2011 / 7:00 to 9:00pm

Where:Genesee Community College
Conable Technology Building T102 / One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:All history enthusiasts

BACKGROUND:

Genesee Community College will host the fourth and final lecture in the Civil War lecture series. The lecture will take place in the Conable Technology Building of GCC’s Batavia Campus and is free and open to the public. Pre-registration for the lecture is encouraged. The fourth lecture, “The Impact of the Civil War on Genesee County: Waving Goodbye to your Loved Ones” is led by Sue Conklin, Genesee County Historian.

This presentation on the Civil War will include examples from every town and the local impact of the war. Records documenting the drafting of men, impact on the County Home (Poor House), financial burdens, individual experiences and memorials will be used. In addition, the History department's collection of records will be reviewed and current projects to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will be discussed.

To register please contact The BEST Center at 585-345-6868 or email bestcenter@genesee.edu.

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