Plans flounder for boating museum in Geneva
Posted: April 22, 2013 | By: Mary Perham [Star Gazette]HAMMONDSPORT — The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is on the move.
After a four-year pending partnership with the City of Geneva fell through recently, the museum’s board of directors was given until the end of March to vacate their temporary quarters or pay $1,500 a month in rent.
Easter weekend found the board and volunteers forming a dryland flotilla of flatbed trucks, trailers and cars with hitches, ferrying 75 of the museum’s collection of historical boats from Geneva to a Taylor Wine warehouse in Hammondsport owned by Bud Meade.
“We are pursuing other locations,” said Ed Wightman, museum vice president. “Right now, we’re glad to have the storage.”
Click here to read more.