The Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP and Oneida County History Center are set to celebrate Black History Month with a virtual program following the national theme The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity, which provides a rich tapestry of images for exploring the African American past and present, on February 27th. [Read more…] about Utica-Oneida Black History Month Celebration
Oneida County History Center
The Oneida County History Center will host a virtual presentation with Bob Allers on the glacial geology in Oneida, Madison, and Herkimer Counties as seen in LiDAR images, set for Saturday, February 20th, at 11:30 am. [Read more…] about Glacial Retreat in the Upper Mohawk Valley (Virtual Talk)
The Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP and the Oneida County History Center are set to celebrate Black History Month with a virtual program, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. ” The program provides a rich tapestry of images for exploring the African American past and present.
Henry DiSpirito (1898–1995) emigrated from Italy in 1921, and found a nurturing home in Utica.
A stonemason and bricklayer by trade, he longed to devote his life to art. He found his calling in the direct-carving style of sculpture and became an accomplished painter as well. [Read more…] about Henry DiSpirito: Stonemason to Sculptor (Virtual Lecture)
The Oneida County History Center has announced a virtual presentation with Patricia Bury Yocum looking at the early Polish Immigrants of West Utica, why they came, what they found, and where they worked. [Read more…] about Early Polish Immigrants of West Utica: A Virtual Talk
The Oneida County History Center is set to host a virtual presentation on the Trinkaus Manor, a holiday destination for many in and around Oneida County, set for Wednesday, December 23rd, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. [Read more…] about Trinkaus Manor: Oneida County Holiday Memories
The Oneida County History Center has announced “Branching Out with DNA Testing,” a virtual genealogy workshop set for Saturday, December 5th, at 11:30 am. [Read more…] about Virtual Genealogy Workshop On Saturday
Lawyer and Justice Mary Donlon Alger, Red Cross Founder & Clinton resident Clara Barton, Utica pioneer Robert McBride, and Oneida leaders and Revolutionary War veterans Hanyery Tewahangarahken “He Who Takes Up the Snow Shoe” and Tyonajanegen “Two Kettles Together.” [Read more…] about Oneida Co. Historical Hall of Fame & Living Legends Inductions
Staley will look at the limestone masonry, concrete, and iron remains found at these sites, and share how archaeological discoveries can contradict historic narratives and reveal shady political cronyism in Utica during the 1880s. [Read more…] about Canal Archaeology Virtual Lecture Set For Oct 27th
The Florence Farming and Lumber Community/Association was a small 19th Century settlement of both freedom seekers and free blacks who established a communal farmstead in Florence, Oneida County, NY through the help of abolitionists Stephen Myers and Gerrit Smith. [Read more…] about Program Planned On Oneida County Black Community of Florence