​Oneida County History Center

Make Your Mark in History 

Membership is one of the most rewarding ways to experience Oneida County's past, present, and future.
Friday, May 19- Sunday May 21- Erie Canal Bicentennial Conference

Come one, come all to the Erie Canal Bicentennial Conference! Celebrate the canal's 200th anniversary in the county where it all began. This 3-day event features lectures, a bus tour, and a boat cruise on the Erie Canal.  Attend all three days, or choose your favorite event. Great for history lovers, educators and students.  Visit www.eriecanal200.com for details.

Monday, June 5 at 5:30 PM— A Journey of 7611 Miles 

Bikash and Kumari Regmi will share the story of their journey of 7611 miles from Bhutan to Utica.  They will discuss their experiences as refugees in Nepal for nearly 17 years, their search for opportunity and education, and their new lives in Utica today. 

 Wednesday, June 14 at 5:30 PM– A History of the “Locust Lodge”

Brookfield Town Historian Elizabeth Stalter will discuss the history of Brookfield’s Locust Lodge.  Locust Lodge, built in 1795, was the summer home of New York Governor John Adams Dix and home to six generations of the Camenga family.  Today, the site is designated by a Pomeroy Foundation Historical Marker.  Join us to find our more. 


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Hours of Operation
Exhibits, Bookstore, & Research Library
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m, Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 
Closed Sunday and Monday
Welcome to the Oneida County History Center, where history is yours to discover, explore, and enjoy!
The history center will be closed Saturday, May 27th through Monday, May 29th. We will re-open and resume our regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 30th at 10:00 am.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Summer operating hours will start June 1, 2017.  The history center will be open Mondays-Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and closed on Saturdays and Sundays from June 1 through October 1.