Heritage Hops Benefit Madison County Historical Society 

Norm Dann cuts hop bines during 2014 Madison County Hop Fest.

Heritage Hops Benefit Madison County Historical Society Potted hop plants are once again available to benefit the Madison County Historical Society in Oneida for a $5 donation. More than 200 hop plants are ready for purchase now; plants will also be available at […]

Sullivan Free Library to host ‘Remnants of the Holocaust in Poland’

Sullivan Free Library

Sullivan Free Library to host ‘Remnants of the Holocaust in Poland’

On Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m., the Sullivan Free Library at 101 Falls Blvd., Chittenango, will host a slide presentation and discussion by local resident Bill Maxion titled “Remnants of the Holocaust in Poland.”

Maxion has traveled to Poland […]

Sherburne Community Chorus at Earlville Opera House

Sherburne Community Chorus at Earlville Opera House The Sherburne Community Chorus lends their talents to the Earlville Opera House for a fundraiser entitled “DISTANT LANDS: Songs and Stories of Freedom”, hosted by Hugh C. Humphreys with music by the Sherburne Community Chorus under the direction of Anne Caton. Two performanes will be staged at the […]

Two World War I Medals of Honor, two names, one New York Marine

U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Ernest A. Janson received the Medal of Honor for his actions fighting off a German counterattack at Belleau Wood, France on June 6, 1918. Janson, who fought in WWI under the name Charles Hoffman, was one of 25 New Yorkers to receive the Medal of Honor for service in […]

Boonville Black River Canal Museum to have a dedication and grand opening during Best of Boonville

Boonville Black River Canal Museum to have a dedication and grand opening during Best of Boonville

All are welcome to the Boonville Black River Canal Museum on Saturday, June 2, 2018, for the dedication of the Remp-Sawyer Warehouse and the grand opening of the Bardo Blacksmith Shop. The museum will open at 10 a.m., and […]

County invites residents to be a part of history in the making

County invites residents to be a part of history in the making

All residents of Madison County are cordially invited to be a part of the new time capsule installation. Stop by one of the locations listed below to record your positive personal message.

Each message will be compiled onto a DVD and enclosed in […]

Botanical Watercolors Workshop, Saturday, June 9, 2018

The Madison County Historical Society will hold a Botanical Watercolors Workshop June 9.

Botanical Watercolors Workshop, Saturday, June 9, 2018

Register today for Madison County Historical Society’s Heritage Handicrafts: A Leisure Arts Workshop Series: Botanical Watercolors from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 9. Pamela Vogan Lynch, a professional artist and retired Director of […]

Civil War Weekend comes to an end

Civil War Weekend comes to an end

When circumstances in life change, one must let go of previously valued situations and move on toward new horizons. Such is the case with Peterboro Civil War Weekend, and it is with mixed emotions that the Civil War Weekend Committee of the Smithfield Community Association has decided to […]

State Museum announces launch of “A New York Minute in History” podcast with WAMC, Archivist Media

State Museum announces launch of “A New York Minute in History” podcast with WAMC, Archivist Media

The New York State Museum, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media are excited to announce the launch of a new podcast, “A New York Minute In History,” which explores the story of New York State and the unique tales […]

The Irish and the Erie with Craobh Dugan musicians

The Irish and the Erie with Craobh Dugan musicians

WHEN: Sunday, June 3, at 4 p.m.

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

Join Craobh Dugan at the Oneida Community Mansion House for an amazing musical story! In the historic Mansion House hall, the musicians of Craobh Dugan will bring the history to […]

New court house time capsule to be placed in cornerstone

New court house time capsule to be placed in cornerstone

On Monday, June 4, beginning at 10 a.m., Madison County will host a ceremony showcasing the items that will be placed in the new court house time capsule. Following the closing of the capsule, a limited number of press will be allowed to proceed“e being […]

Madison County historian Matt Urtz to conduct public interview

Matthew Urtz

Madison County historian Matt Urtz to conduct public interview

At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, the Canastota Public Library will host a special interview with World War II veteran Boyd Paquin.

Paquin was a bombardier in the Eighth Air Force 2490th Bomber Group, 851st Squadron. Paquin flew 30 total missions, including three […]