• Who Was Sadie Cooksey?
    Who Was Sadie Cooksey?
    A photographic exhibition about the Geneva Girl's School.
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  • Moved Houses: April 12 Brown Bag
    Moved Houses: April 12 Brown Bag
    Many Geneva homes have been moved. Stories of the art of saving historic structures.
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  • Famous Geneva: May 10 Brown Bag
    Famous Geneva: May 10 Brown Bag
    Celebrity visits and sightings and famous Genevans.
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  • Geneva On Wheels
    Geneva On Wheels
    Guided Historic Tours of Geneva
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  • Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites
    Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites
    Coming Summer 2016, a highly immersive and engaging early literacy traveling exhibition, "Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites." June 4 - August 27
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  • Geneva's Story: Phase II
    Geneva's Story: Phase II
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  • Support Your Local Museum
    Support Your Local Museum
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  • Who Was Sadie Cooksey?
  • Moved Houses: April 12 Brown Bag
  • Famous Geneva: May 10 Brown Bag
  • Geneva On Wheels
  • Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites
  • Geneva's Story: Phase II
  • Support Your Local Museum
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Geneva’s Connection to the Chicago Bears Fight Song

  Bernhard “Whitey” Berquist, nicknamed for his blonde, almost white colored hair, was a Geneva resident for his entire professional career and a musician of some notoriety.  He was a well-known Chicago area pianist, organist and recording artist.  He progressed into national prominence as conductor of the NBC orchestra for 29 years including the network’s […]

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Introducing – Geneva On Wheels

Explore Geneva in comfort and hear stories of people and places told by a personal guide of the Geneva History Museum.  A high-top van will take you from the Museum on a 45 to 60 minute tour of Historic Downtown Geneva. $25/person, includes admission to the Museum.  Tours end at The Little Traveler with a […]

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“Who Was Sadie Cooksey?” VIP Opening

Submitted by Bob Foster, Museum Volunteer The Geneva History Museum welcomed back the “Who Was Sadie Cooksey?” photographic exhibit with a members preview on Friday, February 5.  Created by late photographer and former Geneva resident  Maggie  Foskett, the exhibit features haunting images of early residents/prisoners of the Illinois State Training School for Girls.  The now […]

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“Z” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “Z?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“Y” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “Y?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“X” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “X?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“W” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “W?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“V” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “V?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“U” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “U?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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“T” – 26 Days of Christmas, A to Z Geneva

Counting down the days until Christmas, the Geneva History Museum will post a letter of the alphabet found in Geneva’s architecture each day until Christmas.  Can you guess the location of this “T?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to […]

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