Mohawk Valley Community College Adjunct Professor Peter Marcus presents a review of Boonville resident and world-famous author Walter D. Edmonds in this presentation that covers his life and works. This program takes place in the society's main gallery on Thursday, May 23 starting at 7PM.
Included in Marcus' presentation are descriptions of some of Walter Edmonds' best-known titles including 'Rome Haul', 'Chad Hanna', and 'Drums Along the Mohawk'. Walter D. Edmonds was inducted into the Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame in 2001.
Annual Blood Drive
On Friday May 24, from 11:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., the American Red Cross will hold its annual Blood Drive in the main gallery of the historical society.
Thurs. May 23 at 7:00PM—Walter D. Edmonds: His Life and Legacy by Peter Marcus
Fri. May 24, 11:30AM—4:30PM—American Red Cross Blood Drive
Erie Canal cruise set for June 20
Travel back in history... ...along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Join the Oneida County Historical Society for an evening of fun aboard Erie Canal Cruises "Lil' Diamond II" for a narrated canal cruise on Thursday, June 20 from 6PM to 8PM. The boat leaves the Herkimer dock at 6PM. Heavy hors d'oeuvres & open bar will be available. The cost is : $50/ticket or $90 for couples; tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact the society at 315-735-3642 to buy tickets; seats are limited--only 100 are available!
Museum and Research Library Hours
Monday–Friday: 10am – 4pm.
Closed: Saturday and Sunday