Oneida County History Center has announced The Coney Island of Central NY: Sylvan Beach in its Heyday, a virtual lunchtime lecture set for Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. [Read more…] about Sylvan Beach: The Coney Island of Central NY
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The Oneida County History Center has announced they are seeking nominations for the 2020 Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Awards. [Read more…] about Oneida Co Seeks Names for History Hall of Fame, Living Legends
The public has been invited to submit their quarantine and COVID-19 stories to the Oneida County History Center. These narratives will become part of the History Center’s collections and will be available for future researchers to learn how the community was impacted by this global pandemic. [Read more…] about Oneida Co History Center Wants Your Coronavirus Story
The Oneida County History Center will be closed to the public until April 1, 2020. The Board and Staff are following recommendations from local government agencies, the CDC and health authorities with the intention of eliminating risk of exposure to volunteers, members and visitors. [Read more…] about Oneida Co History Center Closed Through April 1st
The Oneida County History Center is set to host its 15th annual telethon broadcast live on WUTR-TV (ABC), on Wednesday, March 25th. The public is invited to call (315) 735-3642 during the telethon from 5 to 8 pm to pledge their support. [Read more…] about Oneida County History Center Telethon Set
Although often overlooked under of the national shadow cast by Secretary of State William Henry Seward, the women of the Seward family contributed greatly to the spirit of reform that swept through mid-19th century New York State. [Read more…] about Francis Seward’s Role in Womens Rights
The Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP is set to kick off Black History Month 2020 with its annual program at the Oneida County History Center. The program features guest speakers, including County Legislator Evon Ervin and Councilman Delvin Moody, poetry recitals, dance presentations, music, and more.
This local celebration follows the 2020 national theme, African Americans and the Vote, which addresses the ongoing struggle on the part of both black men and black women for the right to vote. [Read more…] about African American Voting Rights Talk in Utica
The Oneida County History Center has announced that Elizabeth Tantillo has been recruited to serve as their interim executive director. She brings years of management and non-profit experience that will aid the History Center during its transition to the next permanent executive director. [Read more…] about New Interim Director at Oneida Co History Center
History show & tell is set to return to the Oneida County History Center (OCHC) on Saturday, January 11, 2020, where attendees can share their story and the stage with special guest Frank Tomaino and host, Joe Kelly.
The public is invited to bring an old photograph, a personal artifact, or other memorabilia to ‘show & tell,’ or just listen. [Read more…] about History Show & Tell In Utica Jan 11th
Oneida County History Center is set to host Dr. Norm Dann, who will explore the history of the Underground Railroad in Central New York, on Saturday, January 18th.
Dann will speak about the operation and function of the Underground Railroad, plus intriguing details about the station in Peterboro that was operated by the Gerrit Smith family. [Read more…] about Norm Dann Underground Railroad Talk in Utica Jan 18th