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

With only 26 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 “B?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to Z […]

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Giving Tuesday

Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Do more with less by giving locally! Give back to your community by […]

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

With only 26 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 “A?” Post your guesses with a comment on this blog or visit our Facebook page. These images are part of the “A to Z […]

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The Wrate Building

In honor of the last week of our Feature Gallery exhibition, Brewing Identity: The Art of Craft Beer, here is the history of the Wrate Building, currently the Little Owl. The Wrate Building on the northwest corner of State and First Street was built in 1890 by Francis S. Wrate when he bought the entire block. […]

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Better Late Than Never

The Kane County Fair is right around the corner (July 15-19 to be more precise). Be sure to purchase your tickets, or wait for a free pair to show up…86 years late.

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The Dying Cemetery

Geneva’s commitment to preserving its past is just one of the things that make me feel so at home here. However, there is one place that seems to get lost in the shuffle, at least in my mind.

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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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