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150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FENIAN INVASION 1866 - 2016
150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FENIAN INVASION 1866 - 2016

THE BLACK ROCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS THE FOLLWING EVENTS:

· Wednesday, April 6, 6 p.m. – Panel Discussion, The Free Ireland Perspective on the Fenian Invasion, Buffalo History Museum – Timothy Bohen (Historian/Author), James Hill (Niagara Parks Commission), Dr. Timothy Madigan (St. John Fisher College), James O’Brien (Ancient Order of Hibernians, AOH), William Patterson (AOH), Dr. Bridgette Slavin (Medaille College) - Moderators: Douglas Kohler (Erie County Historian), Edward Patton (Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society, BIGS)

· Wednesday, April 27, 6 p.m. – Lecture, Fenianism and the Centennial of the Easter Uprising, Buffalo History Museum – Edward Patton (BIGS) and Craig Speers (AOH)

· Friday, June 3, 6 p.m. - Bike Ride (Buffalo Irish Center to Irish Famine Memorial and return). Post-ride Hooley featuring music by Rush the Growler

· Saturday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. - Living History with the “Buffalo 7th Regiment” at Market Square, corner Niagara and Amherst Streets 10:30 a.m. - Tour of the Religious Arts Center ($10.00), 157 East Street at Amherst Street

11:30 a.m. - Parade begins at the Buffalo Religious Arts Center, along Niagara Street to the Fenian Monument and Ceremony (foot of Hertel Avenue). Reception following at the Black Rock Historical Society Museum (1902 Niagara Street)

 

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