Fillmore’s Little House That Could in Seneca Falls

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Seneca Falls Historical Society, 5at 7:00 PM, Robert Lowell Goller, Aurora Town Historian and Historical Society Director will talk about our 13th President and his ties to upstate New York. Robert is a lifelong resident of East Aurora and former editor of the East Aurora Advertiser. Goller began his journalism career in 1987 when, at age the age of 11, he began publishing Goller’s Gazette, a small newspaper that served the Hamlin Park neighborhood of East Aurora.In the program, “The Little House That Could”, Historian Robert Lowell Goller explores the history of Fillmore’s career and the nearly 200-year journey of his honeymoon cottage, which is now a National Historic Landmark museum owned and operated by the Aurora Historical Society. Goller will also share plans for a proposed expansion of the East Aurora presidential site to include a replica of Fillmore’s 1820 law office and a sculpture of the 13th president. Fewer than 100 communities across the US can lay claim to a U.S. President’s home, but only one-East Aurora, New York – has a house built with a U.S. President own hands.The program is free and open to the public. For further information please call the Society at 315-568-8412.

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