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    Geneva's Story - Phase II
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  • It's National Volunteer Appreciation Month!
  • “The New York Orphan Who Built Chicago” with author Gloria Cregier Emma
  • Support Your Local Museum
  • Sponsorships Available
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The Museum is Nominated for a National Medal

The Geneva History Museum has been nominated by Congressman Randy Hultgren for the 2015 National Medal for Museum Service with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Palm Sunday with a Twist(er)

By Steven Dexheimer, Archives Volunteeer Warren Sylvester of 302 Maple Lane was watching television in his living room in the late afternoon of Palm Sunday, April 11, 1965. Then in a matter of 15 seconds, Sylvester suddenly found himself sprawled on the floor in a completely different room. The chair he was sitting in and […]

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Cross-Town Classic: Game One

The wait was at an end on that first Saturday in August when players and rooters alike poured onto the Anderson Boulevard field for the first game of the series.

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Cross-Town Classic: Geneva vs. St. Charles

In the late summer of 1907, two teams, each having an extraordinary year, would meet head-to-head in an epic three-game series. The winner of the series would not just earn the bragging rights.

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You Can’t Tell the Home Team without a Scorecard: The Changing Face of Geneva Baseball

As a diehard Cubs fan, I have been blessed (or some might say cursed) with the opportunity to cheer for one baseball team my entire life; an organization with deep roots and a long history. Even with the Kane County Cougars, who have been in existence a relatively short amount of time, there is that similar notion of longevity.

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The President Is Coming! – Part II

As promised, here is Part 2 of Steven Dexheimer’s blog on President Roosevelt’s visit to Geneva in 1905 to promote our Brown Bag on “Presidential Visits in Geneva” at noon on February 10 with guest presenter, Sue Cherney.

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The President is Coming!

This is Part I of a two part blog written by Museum volunteer, Steven Dexheimer, in honor of the Museum’s Brown Bag Program “Presidential Visits in Geneva” which will be presented by Sue Cherney at noon on February 10th.

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And, the winner is…

More than 2,000 people visited the 7th Annual Geneva History Museum Giving Tree Display during the holidays. The top voted tree earned all of their donations for their organization.

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Only Three Days Left to Vote!

It’s the season of giving and your votes go to support the Museum and the other fourteen non-profit organizations that decorated the trees.

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Museum Members Celebrated in Style

GHM hosted the annual Members’ Celebration with updates from the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, and a fun Geneva trivia game.

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Voting is now open for the Geneva Giving Trees

Vote for your favorite tree decorated by local groups.

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