Because of COVID-19, all three Fall programs will be offered on Zoom and viewed via computer. To access each program, on the day and time of the event, click on the program link posted below. In addition, each program will be simultaneously live-streamed to the Broome County Historical Society Facebook page.
FALL 2020 PROGRAMS ON BROOME COUNTY HISTORY
Wednesday, September 16, 6:45 PM:
FORGOTTEN BROOME - A Tribute to Special Places of the Past
Pat Mitchell's Ice Cream Parlor, Philadelphia Sales, and the Vestal Bull - Forgotten Broome is a hot-off-the-press book that tells the stories, through texts and images, of these and other memorable places that are no more. Author and noted reporter George Basler, with Broome County Historian Roger Luther, share a few examples that are sure to bring back memories.
NOTE: This program has ended, but you can now watch a video of the entire program.
Wednesday, October 21, 6:45 PM:
SPANNING TIME - Stories Ripped from the Pages of the Newspaper
Gerry Smith will take you on a journey through some of the over 300 stories he has written for the Press & Sun-Bulletin, stories that will bring alive moments of history that bridge the past to the present by Spanning Time. Smith is the retired Broome County Historian.
Wednesday, November 18, 6:45 PM:
A PUBCRAWL THROUGH HISTORY - 200 Years of Beer in the Tier
On the 100th anniversary of prohibition, Roger Luther covers three related topics: the History of Brewing in Binghamton, Prohibition and Local Speakeasies, and the History of Buildings occupied by today's breweries. Watch this virtual program from home while enjoying a locally-brewed craft beverage of your choice. Luther is Broome County Historian and Director of the Preservation Association of the Southern Tier.