• Annual Swedish Days Festival
    Annual Swedish Days Festival
    The Geneva History Museum will host two exciting events during the Swedish Days Festival: Trolley Tours and a Train Show.
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  • 50/50 Charity Raffle
    50/50 Charity Raffle
    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce is partnering with eight local not-for-profits in a five month-long raffle. 50% of the proceeds from tickets sold or a minimum of $5,000 is guaranteed to a single winner. The more tickets sold, the bigger the prize to the winner - and the bigger the payout to the participating charities.
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  • Support Your Local Museum
    Support Your Local Museum
    The mission of the Geneva History Museum is to preserve and share Geneva’s evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community.
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  • Sponsorships Available
    Sponsorships Available
    Support the Museum with a financial donation to help fund our daily operating expenses.
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  • Geneva's Story - Phase II
    Geneva's Story - Phase II
    The community’s stories will make the Story Booth a success, and the community’s donation will make it possible.
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  • Annual Swedish Days Festival
  • 50/50 Charity Raffle
  • Support Your Local Museum
  • Sponsorships Available
  • Geneva's Story - Phase II

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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Cross-Town Classic: Game Two

Down one game in the series, the Geneva White Sox desperately needed a win. After all, their pride (and $100) were at stake.

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Palm Sunday with a Twist(er)

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.

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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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