Society News

Society News

Long-time GHS member Kathryn McDonald passed away in late February. Her contributions to the Society were immense. She will be greatly missed.

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The full season of 2017 GHS programs has been posted. Check out the Events link above for details.

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Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

April 20
The Erie Canal Concert
Dave Ruch, Performer and Teaching Artist

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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 ….

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