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Welcome to the

Echoes Through Time Learning Center


The Only education center & museum in Western New York dedicated to the history of the Civil War era !


We introduce a new approach to education  regarding our American Civil War history….    

We are another useful tool for our 

educator’s tool box

 

Our “Hands-on History” programs are

exciting, educational & fun…

We provide a wide variety of:

educational programs & talks, demonstrations,

also – local & regional tours, cemetery tours and

historic & battlefield tours

We enjoy working with all types of schools, churches, civil organizations, veteran groups, historical & genealogy societies


 And when you are visiting our Learning Center

Please be sure to browse thru our bookshop

Lots of Civil War titles & subjects to choose from….

Our books are Reasonably priced !!!

 

Echoes Through Time

4 hours 32 minutes ago

Did you know ... ( we have lots of letters that you can read at the museum) ... Envelopes, also known as "covers", with elaborate printed patriotic scenes or political statements were some of the most popular to use. Some enterprising businessmen manufactured envelopes for specific regiments serving in the army, such this one to the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry, which lists all of the battles in which the regiment had participated during its service to 1864. (Collection of Gettysburg NMP) The Union Army had a post office near forts and camps, and a mail service that followed the armies for…

Echoes Through Time

1 day 4 hours ago

Did you know..... ( you can view our display of letters at the Museum) ... There are many examples of postal delivery difficulties found within the letters of the Civil War collection. One soldier talks about how his regiment captured the mail and went through it in order to learn enemy secrets. Another letter mentions that the mail has been robbed two or three times in the past week. A soldier implores his wife to write more often, not knowing if her letters have been captured or if she has simply not written. Compare this unsure situation with the instant…