The 1911 House after renovation with creative ideas by Maureen Neumaier and Janet Cruz A Letter to the Rush Town Board: The future and collaborative and operational models we envisionby both the Rush Historical Society and the Rush Town Board Dear Supervisor Kusse and Rush Town Board members: This letter is a formal confirmation of […]
The Rush Historical Society presented a proposal for use of space in the town owned property located at 1911 Rush Scottsville Road on September 3rd, 2020. This is the house located at the corner of Rush Scottsville and East Henrietta Roads and located on the Town Hall campus. The house is not currently being rented […]
The Rush Historical Society invites you to participate in a self-guided tour of the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery along with the no longer active cemeteries of Rush. Join us on Sunday, October 6th, from 2-4 pm, at the Rush Pine Hill Cemetery located at 1799 Rush Scottsville Road. Learn about some of our earlier town […]
Maureen Kingston, Historian for both the Village and Town of Avon, will be presenting to our group on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 7 pm. The presentation will be in the Udicious Pavilion. Learning more about Avon is of particular interest to Rush as our town was originally part of Avon. In 1818, the northern […]
This presentation was originally rescheduled for April and postponed due to the Solar Farm meeting. The new presentation date is Sunday, October 27th, at 2 pm in the Udicious Pavilion. All are welcome! Hope to see you there!
We are looking for your Rush memories and stories! It’s important that we preserve the memories and stories of those who live or lived in Rush. These stories matter and will be important for future generations to read and appreciate what life in Rush was like in an earlier time. Please consider sharing your stories […]
The Barn Building Legacy of J. T. Wells and Sons: John Talcott Wells, Sr., was a native of Wheatland, NY. Without formal training as an architect, J.T. Wells, Sr. patented the arched truss barn design system in 1889. The J. T. Wells and Sons Company may have built about 200 barns, primarily in Western New York, […]
Be careful with that cannon! You’ll shoot your eye out!