​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.
Thursday, June 22 at 5:30- Ribbon Cutting with the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce

Join the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce along with its staff, board, ambassadors, Catalyst, and the Oneida County History Center this Thursday to celebrate the book release of Images of America: New Hartford.

Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30 PM- Book Signing:  Images of America, New Hartford

 Join the authors from the New Hartford Historical Society and the Oneida County History Center for the release of their new book Images of America: New Hartford (Arcadia Publishing).  The authors will discuss their collaboration and share the history of the people, places, and events that shaped the community today.  Light refreshments will be served.

FALL 2017

Wednesday, September 20 at 5:30 PM-  Book Signing: Chenango Canal, The Million Dollar Ditch (Images of America) 

Wednesday, September 27 at 5:30 PM-  Zion Lutheran Church's 175 Years in Greater Utica

Wednesday, October 4 at 5:00 PM- OCHC Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

boilermaker donates $1000

Programs & events


Support the Oneida County History Center - Donate Now
Hours of Operation
Exhibits, Bookstore, & Research Library
Monday-Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Welcome to the Oneida County History Center, where history is yours to discover, explore, and enjoy!

Now available !


The annual Historical Hall of Fame/Living Legends Awards Banquet is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5, 2017.  The event begins at 5:00 PM and will be held at Hart's Hill Inn.  Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling the history center at 315-735-3642.  Prices are $40 for current OCHC members, $55 for the general public, and $400 for tables of eight.  The honorees will be announced soon.