Help the Town of Madison Historian

(Madison, NY – April 2013) Does anyone have memories of a doctor who practiced or lived in Madison, Bouckville or Solsville? Or, have you heard your parents or grandparents speak of one?

The Town of Madison Historian has few records of past medical practitioners for the Town of Madison and hopes to hear from you. […]

Heritage Handicraft Workshop Offered

Botanical watercolor by Pamela Vogan Lynch entitled, “Glad.” Lynch will be the instructor at the Madison County Historical Society’s second Heritage Handicraft Workshop, Introduction to Botanical Watercolor on March 23.

Introduction to Botanical Watercolor Presented

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) On Saturday March 23 at the Madison County Historical, the society will host its second […]

Passport Partners Award I-Pad

Pictured are Patricia Hoffman of Oneida Community Mansion House, Barbara Shuck and Jim Walter of Madison County Tourism.

Madison County Tourism News

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) A lucky visitor to Madison County is the proud owner of a brand new iPad after her name was drawn from all the completed cultural and historic […]

Make-your-own Victorian Valentines

Shown are Victorian Valentines from the Madison County Historical Society’s collection.

Madison County Historical Society News

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) In the tradition of Valentine’s Day, the Madison County Historical Society will be having a make-your-own Victorian Valentine themed workshop for children between the ages of 8-12 and an additional craft workshop for adults […]

County Archives Come Out into the Light

(Wampsville, NY) Madison County celebrated its annual Archives Day Oct. 10; the focus this year celebrated Madison County Railroads.

Items on display included railroad bonds, maps, corporations and court cases involving railroads.

Featured speakers included Dick Palmer of Syracuse, who spoke about Frank Cargill (the last station master of the Lehigh Valley Railroad at Cazenovia […]

Historical Society’s Annual Victorian Christmas, Open House is Dec. 9

Pictured Oneida High School’s Select Choir under the direction of Heather O’Connell will be performing at this year’s Madison County Historical Society’s Christmas Open House on Dec. 9.

(Oneida, NY – Dec. 2012) The Madison County Historical Society’s Victorian Christmas Open House is planned for Dec. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Madison […]

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, […]

Courier Contributor Hops on Board Tour

By Dyann Nashton

(Madison County, NY – Sept. 2012) Last weekend was not the first time that things were “hopping” in Madison County. The Madison County Hop Fest provided a weekend-long celebration of its more than 200-year-old hops heritage.

Presented by the Madison County Historical Society, the event began Friday with a paired beer dinner […]

Historical Society to Host Fundraiser

(Oneida, NY – Sept. 2012) The Madison County Historical Society is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Madison House, 140 Madison St. on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children between the ages of 2 and 12.

The spaghetti dinner comes with rolls, butter, […]

Historical Society’s Annual Craft Days is Sept. 8 and 9

Jane Jones of Faithful Friends Pet Treats in Sherburne will be returning to the Madison County Historical Society‘s 48h Annual Craft Days Sept. 8 and 9.

(Oneida, NY – Sept. 2012) The 48th Annual Craft Days will be held on Saturday Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday Sept. 9 from […]

Close Out Summer Vacation and Enter to Win an I-Pad at Madison County Museums

(Madison County, NY – Aug. 2012) With only a few weeks left in summer vacation, time is running short to pile your kids in the car, and get your Cultural and Heritage Tourism Passports stamped at participating museums and historic sites in Madison County.

Twelve cultural and historic sites across Madison County have banded together […]

Madison County Historical Society Family Fun Day Planned


Family Fun Day will be held at the Madison County Historical Society July 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

(Oneida, NY – July 2012) The Madison County Historical Society will host a Family Fun Day Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. The […]