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The Oneida County Historical Society Annual Report - 2015: A Year of Success Thank you for your ongoing support of the Oneida County Historical Society! As we have since 1876, we remain dedicated to promoting and preserving our area's heritage and culture. We strive to be a center for the study of local history, a genealogical reference library, and provider of publications and images that promote an appreciation for the past. Completing this mission is possible because you—our members—have invested in this shared vision. Read full report...
Coming Events

Saturday, Feb. 6 - NAACP Black History Month Program - The Oneida County Historical Society is pleased to host the Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP's annual Black History Month program "Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories". The program will also include guest speakers, poetry recitals, dance presentations, musical performances, and more! For more information about this program, call NAACP representative Craig Grant at (315) 796-2512.

Saturday Feb. 13 at 1PM— "Voices in the Storm: Stories from the Blizzard of '66", will profile one of the worst storms in upstate New York's history in a highly illustrated Powerpoint presentation by author Jim Farfaglia. Farfaglia will also have copies of his book for sale.

Saturday, Feb. 20 at 1PM - A History of Eagle Bay by Dick Williams.

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