Leisure Learning

Local History Courses


Local History Presentation-The Chemung Canal

TAE-5030-P17 - This class will present a history of the Chemung Canal and will focus on how the canal was built and the impact it had on the local area. Local historian and Author, Gary Emerson, will present a slide show, providing photos of the canal, both past and present, as well as many contemporary documents and newspaper articles about the canal.

Instructor:  Emerson
Day:W
Date:5/17/17
Time:6 - 8 pm
Cost:$20
Location:TAE / Rm 206
Sessions/Hours:1/2

 

Sullivan/Clinton Campaign

TAE-5191-P17 - This will be a two-hour presentation about the Sullivan-Clinton campaign against the Iroquois during the American Revolution. The PowerPoint presentation will include many pictures and maps about the campaign, the personalities involved, the villages destroyed, and the Battle of Newtown. The army marched from Tioga Point (Athens, PA) to Elmira, Montour Falls, Geneva, and Geneseo destroying over 40 Native American villages along the way in one of the largest operations of the American Revolution.

Instructor:  Emerson
Day:T
Date:4/25/17
Time:6 - 8 pm
Cost:$20
Location:TAE / Rm 206
Sessions/Hours:1/2