Special Civil War exhibit at GCC's Batavia campus library through Feb. 17

Feb 6, 2012



There is a special Civil War exhibit inside the Alfred O'Connell Library at the Batavia campus of Genesee Community College. It's part of a series of activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of America's most divisive conflict.



It features more than a dozen miniature models depicting wartime scenes and situations of the Civil War. There are authentic weapons and war accoutrements, uniforms, a tent, and a selection of framed newspapers dating back to the 1850s.



The exhibit continues through February 17 and is open during normal library hours. Spring hours are:




  • Monday through Thursday -- 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.


  • Friday -- 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


  • Saturday -- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Sunday -- 12 to 6 p.m.



The college is located at 1 College Drive. For more information, call the library at 343-0055, ext. 6419, or visit online at www.genesee.edu/library.