Rome Historical Society virtual event to highlight Rome’s Olympic athletes

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Rome Historical Society, 200 Church St., will present “Rome Olympic Athletes,” a virtual program available at https://www.facebook.com/romehistorical, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Since 1977 Rome Sports Hall of Fame has annually inducted local athletes, coaches and sports personalities into its hall of fame.

Alongside the hall of fame, they have a museum exhibiting local sports artifacts and memorabilia at their facility located at 5790 Rome-New London Road. RHS has coordinated with RSHF to present a program on the talented athletes who have made their way from Rome to the Olympic Games. 

RSHF Executive Director David Sbaraglia will talk about the Rome Olympic athletes and showcase corresponding artifacts on display at the Rome Sports Hall of Fame.

All donations received on the RHS Facebook or the RHS website between the Oct. 18-22 will go to RSHF.

For more information, call 315-336-5870, like them on
Facebook, or visit their website at www.romehistoricalsociety.org.

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