Guest Speaker Series: Hellmira

Aug 20, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

585-343-4727


Holland Land Office Museum

131 W. Main Street (Rt. 5)
Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-4727

Holland Land Office Museum

131 W. Main Street (Rt. 5)
Batavia, NY 14020

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Microphone at podium in front of audience
Photo from Holland Land Office Museum's FB page

Derrick Maxfield will be visiting the museum to talk about "Hellmira". The Elmira, NY fort that would come to be known as “Hellmira” among its prisoners began as a Union training post called Camp Rathbun. The fort was turned into a prison camp in 1864 with almost no notice. That was just the beginning...

Event cost: $3 per person or $2 per museum member.

"This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo & the NYS Legislature and administered by GO ART!"