Archives Day Celebrates Madison County Railroads

(Wampsville, NY – Oct. 2012) On Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Madison County will celebrate Archives Month once again by hosting their annual Archives Day in Building No. 4 (DMV Building), 138 N. Court St., Wampsville.

This year’s event will celebrate Madison County Railroads. Items on display will include railroad bonds, […]

Tourism Announces New Passport Program

Aims to Grow Visitors to Historical and Cultural Sites

(Wampsville, NY -, May 2012) Visit eight of 12 Cultural and Historical sites in Madison County over the summer and fall and you will have the chance to win an I-Pad. That’s the big prize in a promotion unveiled May 17 at a press conference in […]

From Muscles to Motors on the Farm

Next Canalside Talk features Henry Ford and tractor wars

(Canastota, NY – April 2012) On April 2 at 7 p.m. the Canastota Public Library will host the talk “From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars, 1910-1930,” by Dr. Milton C. Sernett. The event is co-sponsored by […]

From Quill to Blog: A History through the Eyes of Women is next Canalside Talk

(Canastota, NY – March 2012) On Monday March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Canastota Public Library, Liz Metzger, Director of the Canastota Public Library, and former librarian Trish Dickinson will present an enactment of 11 famous women called, “From Quill to Blog: A History Through the Eyes of Women.”

This presentation explores the […]

Canal Town Museum Named to the Erie Canalway Partner Program

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2012) The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission recently announced the selection of Canastota Canal Town Museum as one of four new heritage sites to join its Erie Canalway Partner Program.

The Canalway program offers technical assistance, coordinated tourism promotion and networking opportunities for selected sites within the Corridor. The […]

County Historian Presents the Next Canalside Talk

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2012) On Monday Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., at the Canastota Public Library, Madison County’s Historian Matt Urtz will present a visual PowerPoint presentation. This Canalside Talk, co-sponsored by Canastota Canal Town Museum and the Library is free to the public.

Madison County was home to some of the most […]

Talk Features War of 1812

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2012) On Monday Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. the Canastota Public Library will host the talk “1812: New York’s War, New York’s Impetus,” by Robert W. Arnold III. The event is co-sponsored by the Canastota Canal Town Museum with the support of the New York Council for the Humanities and […]