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Historic Palmyra
132 Market Street
Palmyra, NY 14522



January 27
Canal NY
  (canal promotion and marketing organization) Board Meeting at the Alling Coverlet Museum. 10:30am-1pm. 122 William Street, Palmyra, NY  

February 8
Curling on the Erie Canal
At the Port of Palmyra at the corner of Canal and Division Street. Members of the Rochester Curling Club will share their expertise with the novices of this sport. 3-5pm.  

February 12
The W.H.O. meeting will be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum.   W.H.O.   Wayne County Historians’ Organization.   Bring your bag lunch. Noon. 

February 20
Historic Palmyra Black History Month program

No charge program at the Alling Coverlet Museum.   An amazing collection of  historic stories, records, and happenings in our area from 1818.  All are welcome.  7pm. The Alling Coverlet is at 122 William Street Palmyra, NY  14522.

March 20
Alling Coverlet Museum. The special women and heroines during the celebration of Women’s History Month.    No Charge event, all welcome bring the story of your favorite heroine. 7pm. 

April 12 NEW DATE!!!!!
Historic Palmyra Annual Dinner Fundraiser

The 11th Annual Fundraising Dinner, Steak roast, silent auction, entertainment, door prizes and fun.  Tickets are $25 per person.   All proceeds support the five incredible museums of Historic Palmyra.  Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra. 5:30 pm to 8:00pm.  (315) 597-6981 for tickets and reservations.

April 17
“Ghosts and more ghosts”
All Ghost hunters are invited to share their evidence at the Alling Coverlet Museum.    You too can come and discuss or share your ghost stories.    What have you captured and what has gone bump in the night that has been recorded.   7-9pm. Call the museums for additional information and  sign up for all the Ghost Walks and public hunts happening in 2014. 

May 15
General Membership Meeting

7 p.m. at the Alling Coverlet – Board Election.

Watch for Heritage Weekend and other programs TBA

June 19
Historic Palmyra’s Ice Cream Social

Complimentary tours of all museums with grand opening of new exhibits.  Begin at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra.   At 6:30 p.m. and tour until 8:30 p.m.  with ice cream following your tours.  (315) 597-6981. No charge all welcome. This year’s theme’s are Sibyl love the Circus at the Wm. Phelps General Store at 140 Market Street, Wedding Dresses, 19th and 20th century and the 200th year of the death of founder General John Swift.  Also new rooms will be displayed with new murals and lots of amazing stories and artifacts.

July 17

Author George Contant who wrote "Path of Blood" and Each Bee was a Bullet" about the famed local 33rd Regiment, Company B, and how it became to be. From Rochester to Nunda, from Marion to Canandaigua, From Palmyra to Elmira and then to battle. Learn of the heroes of the toughest fighting least acknowledge Regiment during he Civil War. Lively, personal, and moving. George's presentation is amazing.!! He will also talk about the bloodiest battle in one day. "Antietam"

Cost: Free - This no charge event is one of Historic Palmyra's Community Participation monthly programs. The walk around the village has been canceled and replaced with this amazing program. It has been at least 10 years since George has spoken to us and you won't want to miss this one.

August 8
Palmyra Pirate Weekend Haunted walk and hunt
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  $15 per person.   Last year we had a record attendance and got lots of great stuff. Come on down and have fun with this event.    Remember the 200th Anniversary of General John Swift death is maybe he will speak to us. 

August 9
Historic Palmyra’s Pirate Whitley’s Pirate Den Museums
Live and dead pirates, skulls, and treasurers suitable for the younger and older folks. Stories are told in the Museum yard and free to all by Bloody Mary at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30

Saturday at the Palmyra Historical Museum. All Museums open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at discounted Pirate pricing $1 for each museum with a $3 trail pass.  Children under 10 are free. (315) 597-6981 

August 11th-16
Wayne County Fair in Palmyra, NY.   See Historic Palmyra’s booth in Floral Hall and stop for some history information, books, and unique items.   Lots to do and see and of course to eat at this event.

August 15
Candlelight Ghost Walk by Historic Palmyra
Take a stroll through Palmyra’s village and then Palmyra Historical Museum and Phelps General Store at 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. watch for the spirits of the museums.  Cost is $10/person. Members are $5.  Tour begins at the Palmyra Historical Museum at 132 Market Street, Palmyra. (315) 597-6981 Call or e-mail for reservations.   

September 12-14
Palmyra Canaltown Days

open with special discounted price.  Booth uptown and Museums open with special admission prices.  11am to 4 p. On September 12, ghost walk and hunt for 2014  9 p.m. to 11p.m.   $10 per person.  Reservations at (315) 597-6981.  Meet at the Village Park on East Main Street, Palmyra.   

September 20
Historic Palmyra’s Murder and Tragedy Tour

Tour begins at the Palmyra Historical Museum at 132 Market Street. This will be a walking tour from Market Street to West Main Street discussing the darker side of Palmyra’s history.  8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This is the third year for this amazing tour that gives you chills and thrills in the darkened streets of Palmyra. $12 per person with refreshments served at the end of this event.  Call (315) 597-6981 for reservations or (minimum of 10 people)

October 10
’s 119th Birthday Party it's on a Friday. Mediums will be in private rooms in the Haunted Wm. Phelps General Store to give you individual readings 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.$20 per person.   Same night…..Group Reading in stead of or in addition to this event for an additional $20 per person  At the Alling Coverlet.  8 pm – 10 p.m.   Phelps General Store, 140 Market Street, Palmyra (315) 597-6981.

October 17-18
Historic Palmyra’s Famous Cemetery Walk
Description:   Come meet famous and infamous cemetery residents. Use Vienna Street entrance. Approx. 1 hour for each walk beginning at 6:30pm and 8 p.m. 2 shows each night. Price is $10 per person (315) 597-6981.

November 20-22
Historic Palmyra’s Holiday Bazaar

Vendors welcome $25 per table, luncheon, special gifts, antiques and crafts.  No charge for admittance.  Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra. Thursday and Friday: 10am to 5pm with luncheon at 11:30 a.m. until gone (about 1:30 p.m.); Saturday:       10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (315) 597-6981. 

December 6
Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour

It was an incredible first year. 4-8pm. Begin at the Phelps Museum and end at the Alling Coverlet Museum with 5 or 6 houses in between. $20 presale tickets and $25 at the door. (315) 597-6981.


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