Oneida County: An Illustrated History is available exclusively at the historical society bookstore and retails for $34.95 plus tax. This is the first new general county history book to be published since the county's 1998 bicentennial. Oneida County: An Illustrated History spans over 140 pages and is filled with photographs, maps, and documents culled primarily from the historical society's archives. These images surround a historic narrative drafted by prolific local authors Joan Klossner, Janice Reilly, Dennis Webster, City of Utica Historian Lou Parrotta, and Oneida County Historian Joseph P. Bottini. leadership sponsors were the Matt Brewing Company, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica College, and Wilcor International, Inc.
Saturday, April 11, 1:00PM In Concert: Fiddle-Dee Divas and Dudes This Remsen string group is made up of middle and high school students whose musical talent on the violin/fiddle is sure to entertain the audience!
OCHS Annual Telethon will take place Thursday, April 23rd from 6:30 to 8PM. This year's honorary chairman is Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol. As in previous years, the telethon will be broadcast live from the Oneida County Historical Society's main gallery, on WUTR.
Saturday, April 25, 1:00PM Preserving Your Historical Treasures- A Simple Guide to Safely Storing and Handling Letters, Photographs, and Works on Paper Paper conservator Moya Dumville of Westlake Conservators (Skaneateles) describes the basics of preservation for paper-based materials.
Saturday, May 2, 1:00PM Native American & Pioneer Sites of New York State Author Lorna Czarnota identifies and describes significant historical sites around upstate New York, particular to the Colonial period in America.
Monday–Friday: 10am – 4pm and Saturday 10am - 2pm. Closed Sunday. Admission to the museum is free, though donations are welcome.
Our 5,000square foot museum area has multiple exhibits running concurrently. Events are open to the general public and are accessible to the physically challenged.
The Society's Research Library carries over 250,000 documents and books, tens of thousands of images (photographs, paintings, slides, drawings, etc.) and thousands of artifacts. Many are rare collection items that provide invaluable information for researchers. A $5.00 research fee is required for all non-members to begin any research undertaking.