The Power of the Vote
By Emily Depietro and Derek Smith, Whitesboro High School

Political equality may seem quite common today; however, this principle was at the forefront of nationwide tension in the early 20th century. Strong figures around the Utica area contributed greatly to suffrage movement, but not without hardship and challenges. Utica was changing rapidly both socially and economically. These shifts set the stage for generations of political change. 
World War I Centennial: Oneida County and New York in the Great War 
This exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the first World War by focusing on the American experience and local history of the war.  


Now on Display!

Experience history!  Volunteers, town historians, interns, and community organizations help bring you a piece of history with a local perspective.  Our 5,000 square-foot gallery has multiple exhibits running concurrently. Admission is free and open to the general public; donations are strongly encouraged (suggested donation $3.00/person). 
The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Oneida County: A Classically Homegrown American Religion

This exhibit explores the development of the First Church of Christ both nationally and locally, delving into the immense impact this religious movement had in our community...and even on our very own Oneida County History Center itself.

​Oneida County History Center