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 […]

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, […]

Historic Records Appraisal Class Planned

Pictured is the New Woodstock Regional Historical Society building.

Collector Robert Chevako with one of the hundreds of items included in his “Past Technology” exhibit on display at the New Woodstock Free Library October and November. The exhibit will begin with a reception and commentary on Friday, October 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at […]

Appraisal of Historic Records Program Coming to New Woodstock Free Library

(New Woodstock, NY – Sept. 2012) On Wednesday Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the New Woodstock Free Library will host Dr. Suzanne Etherington Regional Archivist for the New York State Archives.

The workshop, entitled “Appraisal of Historic Records,” will introduce techniques to identify records that are necessary for adequate documentation of local […]

Petting Zoo in New Woodstock is Sunday

(New Woodstock, NY – Aug. 2012) On Sunday Aug. 5 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. the New Woodstock Regional Historical Society Depot will be will be hosting a petting zoo. Meet and pet farm animals up close.

The museum and depot will be open as well.

For more information please visit www.newwoodstocknyhistory.com.

Antique Quilt Show this Sunday at the Depot

(New Woodstock, NY – June 2012) On Sunday June 10 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. the New Woodstock Regional Historical Society will hold an antique quilt show.

Many local collectors have loaned the Society their best quilts.

There will be a nice variety of patterns, and quilts that have been locally made.

 

New Woodstock Regional Historical Society to Meet

(New Woodstock, Cazenovia, NY – June 2012) The New Woodstock Regional Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Monday, June 11, at the New Woodstock Federated Church. There will be a covered dish supper (bring a dish to pass and your table settings) at 6 p.m.; the program begin at 7 p.m.

Guest speaker is […]

New Woodstock Historical Society to offer Archives Day Presentation

(New Woodstock, NY – Nov. 21, 2011) The New Woodstock Regional Historical Society will offer a presentation at the New Woodstock Free Library Monday Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Presented will be Soldiers of the Civil War from the town of Cazenovia prepared for Madison County Archives Day that was held Oct. 10.

This short […]

Scrapbooks Donated to Historical Society

Sharon Driscoll of Cazenovia donated 45 scrapbooks detailing the essence of the town of Cazenovia from the early 1950s through 1992 and arranged by topic to the New Woodstock Regional Historical Society. On hand to accept the scrapbooks are, from left, Bob Chevako, trustee; Susan King, member; Wilber Lamb, curator (retired); Sara Chevako, historian; […]

Christmas in July Raffle Winners Announced

(New Woodstock, NY – Aug. 2011) The New Woodstock Regional Historical Society held a Christmas in July Raffle during Old Home Days.

The winners were:

Jeff Davenport: flag table runner

Ed Davis: Christmas tree skirt

John Winks: Christmas star table runner

Gail Bellinger: Christmas flower table runner

Mike Palmer: Christmas basket

We would like to […]

New Woodstock Old Home Day is Saturday

By Norm Parry, librarian, New Woodstock Free Library

(New Woodstock, NY – July 2011) There’s something happening all day long July 30 at the New Woodstock Old Home Day. There’s something for every taste: a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at the American Legion, a chicken barbeque from noon until sold out […]

Historic Properties Showcased: Exhibit Places Special Focus on New Woodstock

 

Paulina Reed, an eighth-grade student in the Fabius-Pompey School District, views the historic properties exhibit at the New Woodstock Free Library. (Photo by Norm Parry)

New Woodstock Free Library news

By Norm Parry

(New Woodstock, NY – July 2011) The New Woodstock Regional Historical Society and the New Woodstock Free Library have combined […]