Oneida County History Center
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George Abel Named 2018 Volunteer of the year!
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The Oneida County History Center has named George Abel 2018 Volunteer of the Year. Volunteers, such as George, are vital to the daily operation and long-term care of the History Center. This honor was announced during the annual Hall of Fame and Living Legends Awards Banquet on October 3, 2018. George was chosen by his co-volunteers, History Center staff, and the Board of Trustees.
The Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame, begun in 1946, has named five individuals to its 2018 Historical Hall of Fame inductee class: Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese, Utica Public Library Director Alice Cynthia Dodge, educator Anthony Schepsis, Clinton Hockey trailblazer Edward Stanley, and Utica sports editor and enthusiast Len Wilbur. The Hall of Famers were inducted alongside the 2018 Richard W. Couper ‘Living Legends’ class: Oneida County Historian Joseph P. Bottini, US Navy veteran and community advocate Edward Jackson, Reverend Joseph A. Salerno, and animal rights activist Anita Vitullo. All inductees were honored at the History Center's annual Historical Hall of Fame/Living Legends Awards Banquet at the Hart's Hill Inn on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
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2018 Historical Hall of Fame & Living Legends inductees