HISTORIC PALMYRA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the history and architectural heritage of Palmyra, New York. Once known as the "Queen of Erie Canal towns," Palmyra boasts an astonishing array of architecture, ranging from the early 1800's to Victorian era grandeur.
Historic Palmyra's mission is to save the history of Palmyra and vicinity through preservation of architecture, artifacts, and archives; teaching and educating all in that history using its museums and collections.” This mission is served primarily through the operation of four unique museums, welcoming thousands of visitors each year...
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NEWS FROM HP
02/16/13 Monthly Program -Author & film producer Michael Keene (more)
02/16/13 Events Calendar has been updated...(more)
11/06/09 Historic Palmyra 2009 Holiday Bazaar
06/10/09 Historic Palmyra Ice Cream Social, Thursday, June 18, 2009...(more)
12/28/2008 Historic Palmyra, Inc. has been selected for the 2008 Best of Palmyra Award in the Museums category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)...
Civil War Expert & Author George Contant
Well known author of Civil War books, Path of Blood and Each Bee was a Bullet, about the 33rd Company B and the 111th. Both upstate based Regiments. The focus will be on the 33rd Company B formation and the connection in Elmira. The bloodiest battle Antietam will be discussed. George is colorful, involved and you would almost believe he was there.
Cost: Free - No Charge program!!