The Oneida Community Mansion House will feature a temporary exhibit from Oct. 15, 2017, through Jan. 7, 2018, commemorating the 200th anniversary of Historic Zoar Village, Ohio. Like many utopian communities of the 19th century, Zoar was founded by religious separatists fleeing persecution in their home countries throughout Europe.

The German Separatists who founded Zoar […]

Godwin Presents ‘Upstate Cauldron: Eccentric Spiritual Movements in Early New York’

Oneida Community Mansion House

(Oneida, NY – April 2013) The second of three talks free to the public on Upstate New York Historical Sensations will feature Joscelyn Godwin presenting ‘Upstate Cauldron: Eccentric Spiritual Movements in Early New York,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday May 2.

Professor Godwin’s talk will introduce our region’s colorful past of […]

Mansion House Presents Upstate New York Historical Sensations

(Oneida, NY- April 2013) Three talks on Upstate New York Historical Sensations will be featured during the Oneida Community Mansion House’s spring Adult Enrichment Series. The talks on consecutive Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. begin on April 25 and are free to the public.

On April 25, Christa Shusko will speak on the topic, “Invisible […]

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Free Tours Offered During Open House

(Oneida, NY- March 2013) Tour the Oneida Community Mansion House for free on Sunday March 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. during its annual Open House.

Visitors may explore exhibits and tour period rooms at their own pace throughout the 93,000 square foot building and enjoy refreshments in the […]

Letters of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Presented by the OPL Players at the Mansion House

(Oneida, NY- Feb. 2013) The Oneida Public Library presents the OPL Players in a readers theater production of “Scott and Zelda: Letters of Love in the Jazz Age” Thursday Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Big Hall of the Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood […]

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 […]

Tea and Tour for Prospective Tour Guides Planned

Oneida Community Mansion House News

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) If you have ever thought about volunteering as a tour guide, Please join the Oneida Community Mansion House Executive Director, Curator, and several Mansion House tour guides at a Tea and Tour on Friday Feb. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m.

During the Tea, discover […]

‘Wartime at Oneida Ltd.’ Exhibit Opens

(Oneida, NY – Dec. 2012) “Wartime at Oneida Ltd. “curated by Tony Wonderley at the Oneida Community Mansion House showcases the output of one of America’s best manufacturers of military equipment during World War II.

On view through the summer of 2013, the exhibit features objects ranging from surgical forceps and scalpels to rifle sights, […]

Mansion House Relocates and Expands Museum Store

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2012) With 24 years of bookstore receipts, a few grants, some individual gifts, and the help of many dedicated volunteers, the Oneida Community Mansion House has moved and expanded its store.

Opened in 1988 in a small space adjacent to the Residents’ Library, the original store gave new meaning to “window […]

Madison County Represented at Governor’s ‘Path through History’ Conference

Pictured are Robert Weible (NYS Historian and Chief Curator of the NYS Museum) and Matthew Urtz (Madison County Historian) discuss edits for a Central Region iconic Thruway sign proposed at Governor Cuomo’s PATH through HISTORY conference Aug. 28 at the Empire State Plaza.

(Albany, NY – Aug. 2012) Governor Cuomo formally unveiled his “Path through […]

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 […]

Max Smith Brings Emancipation Alive


Max Smith will be presenting Emancipation!, the story of Emancipation Day in Peterboro, in songs and words at Oneida Library June 14 at 7 p.m.

Oneida Public Library News

(Oneida, NY – June 2012) In songs, words and pictures, Max Smith will present Emancipation!, the story of Emancipation Day celebrations in Peterboro at […]