Book reading by John P.L. Hatcher

When: Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m.

Where: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida NY

Join us for a book reading and discussion with author John P.L. Hatcher, who will read from his recently published book Oneida (Community) Limited: A Goodly Heritage Gone Wrong. Former Oneida Ltd. executive Hatcher describes, with insider detail, […]

(de)Constructing Gender, a new media seminar for high school students

When: March 3, 10, 17, 24 an d 31 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave.

High school students from around the region will meet every Friday in March to discuss the significance of gender in American society. Seminar discussions will examine how gender roles have evolved through time […]

Behind-the-Scenes of the Oneida Community Mansion House Feb. 24 and 25

What: Behind the Scenes of the Oneida Community Mansion House When: Friday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m.;, and Saturday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Where: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida Special Note: Space is limited and reservations are required. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to explore the attic spaces, basements, […]

COLUMN: Events of Historical Note

Matthew Urtz

On Wednesday February 1st at 1:00 pm the Fabius Historical Society will host a special WWI presentation by retired Cortland College Professor Sam Kelley at the Fabius Community Center. Kelley will talk about the US in World War I, specifically sending the 93rd Division to France as well as the New York […]

The End of Marriage: Adultery in the 19th Century

When: Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, 1 p.m.

Where: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida

Join us Sunday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., for a discussion with noted historian Carol Faulkner about popular and official 19th century attitudes about marriage and adultery. Faulkner contends that while official society condemned adultery and polyamorous relationships many […]

Behind the Scenes of the Oneida Community Mansion House

When: Friday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 11 am

Saturday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m.

Where: Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida

Special Note: Space is limited and reservations are required.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to explore the attic spaces, basements, and towers of this National Historic Landmark. Curator of […]

Schneiderman remarks at National Action Network’s annual MLK Day forum

Attorney General Eric. T Schneiderman shared the following remarks at the National Action Network’s annual King Day Public Policy forum:

“Thank you. Thank you Rev, thank you to the National Action Network, thank you for uniting us so many times in so many struggles. To all my colleagues, my colleagues in government, but especially to […]

Gillibrand announces state Barge Canal National Historic Landmark designation

Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand: Today, the New York State Barge Canal Gets the Recognition it Truly Deserves as it Officially becomes a National Historic Landmark

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that after her year-long push, the New York State Barge Canal has been designated as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of […]

NYSCA/PLNYS preservation grants available

Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for 2017 Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), signature grant programs of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Preservation League of New York State.

A total of $306,678 is available in 2017. This includes $256,678 in funding […]

25th annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend June 9 through 11, 2017

The Smithfield Community Association’s Civil War Weekend Committee is preparing for the 25th annual Peterboro event June 9 through 11, 2017. The event began a quarter century ago to raise funds to repair the Smithfield Community Center and to bring attention to Peterboro’s history. Thanks to loyal volunteers and sponsors, the event has raised […]

Welcome to Silver City: Sherrill Manufacturing factory tour

Saturday, Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Discussion and factory tour of silverware maker Sherrill Manufacturing and its Liberty Tabletop line of cutlery. Silverware has been made in Sherrill since 1914, starting with Oneida Community, Ltd. and continuing today with Sherrill Manufacturing. Explore the history of the craft that made Madison County known throughout […]

COLUMN: Events of Historical Note

Matthew Urtz

On Saturday January 7th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm the Oneida Community Mansion House will host a special tour of Sherrill Manufacturing. The tour will start at the Mansion House promptly at 10:30 am and give attendees a behind the scenes tour of the 1863 factory which was originally built for […]