Society News

Society News

New Donation to the GHS Collection

Many thanks to Becky Siegel for donating a binder from the Lorbrook Corporation, a now-defunct local textile manufacturer.

Learn More
Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

July 20
Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal
Jack Kelly
7pm at the Greenport Community Center

Learn More
Legend of Spook Rock

Legend of Spook Rock

As with most legends and folklore, there are many versions that have been handed down and The Legend of Spook Rock is no different. There are so many different ones, but one of the most romantic comes from “The Parsonage Between Two Manors” written by Elizabeth L. Gebhard in 1909 and printed by the Bryan Publishing Company in Hudson.

In early days it was the “custom of tolling the (church} bell at the passing of a life, or the hour of burial ….

Learn More