Upcoming Events
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Fall Showcase & Open House
Saturday, September 19
Historic Ithaca, 212 Center Street, Ithaca
Significant Elements storewide sales and open house, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Products made by Work Preserve participants
Walking Tour of new Downtown West Local Historic District

Preservation Basics Class: Researching Your House History
Saturday, September 26, 10:00am   
Marcham Hall, 836 Hanshaw Road, Cayuga Heights
In this hands-on class, part of our Preservation Basics Series, you’ll learn how to research the history of your home or other building. Led by Christine O’Malley, Historic Ithaca’s Preservation Services Coordinator.

Preservation Basics: Weatherizing Your Home
Saturday, September 26
Historic Ithaca, 212 Center Street, Ithaca
More information coming soon!

Book Talk with Aaron Sachs
Saturday, October 3, 2:00pm
The History Center, 401 East State Street, Ithaca
Aaron Sachs is associate professor of history and American studies at Cornell University and the author of Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition.  The book talk is part of Historic Ithaca and the History Center’s 2015 focus on cemetery preservation, monuments and the history of local burying grounds.

Ithaca City Cemetery Tours
October 24, 25 and November 1, 11:00am

October 31, 2:00pm
Ithaca City Cemetery, University Avenue, Ithaca
Don’t miss this once-a-year favorite! Learn about the Ithaca City Cemetery’s evolution from village burying ground to Victorian garden of the dead. Enjoy the sweeping views and champion trees that make the cemetery a favorite spot for the living, while getting to know the famous and infamous residents and the stories they have to tell…

Ithaca City Cemetery Sprint
Saturday, October 31, 11:00am
Ithaca City Cemetery
Calling all ghouls, ghosts and goblins! Run or walk off those Halloween candy calories on this one-mile, all-terrain, challenging dash through Ithaca’s historic municipal cemetery. The course starts up hill and goes downhill from there … only to go back uphill! Costumes are welcome and prizes will be given. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the historic Ithaca City Cemetery.

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