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Onondaga Historical Association

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Upcoming Events

May 2015
Free

LODGING LANDMARK The Heritage of the Hotel Syracuse

May 27 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 4:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association,
321 Montgomery St. Syracuse, NY 13202 United States

The Onondaga Historical Association Museum (OHA) has opened a new photography exhibit to celebrate the pending renovation of downtown Syracuse’s landmark Hotel Syracuse. The hotel, which opened in 1924, has been closed and dormant for several years but a new owner has begun a massive project to renovate it for the future while restoring its grand architecture. The exhibit will feature twenty framed images along with a small selection of original archival items and artifacts.  Fourteen historic images will be…

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Free

With Open Arms:The Story of the Armenians in Syracuse

May 27 @ 10:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association,
321 Montgomery St. Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Opening April 23, this exhibit features many images and artifacts that explore the saga of the local Armenian community from the 1890s to the present:   The assistance that local Syracusans, such as SU Chancellor James Day played in helping Armenian refugees Businesses and industries that Armenians created here The importance of their religious and social identity Involvement that Syracuse Armenians had with national leaders in trying to establish an independent Armenia in 1918-1920, men such as U.S. Presidents Roosevelt,…

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June 2015
$12-$15

Stroll Among the Spirits – Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - June 20 @ 5:30 pm
Oakwood Cemetery,
940 Comstock Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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June 12, 19, 6PM-7:15PM, June 13, 20 5:30-7:15PM Oakwood Cemetery. Discover a pathway into the past through the picturesque “old section” of Oakwood Cemetery.  Meet some of the fascinating folks that reside there and hear their stories.   Tours start at 6:00pm on Friday, at at 5:30 on Saturday, and leave every 15 minutes from Oakwood Cemetery’s Chapel.  OHA Members: $12, Non-Members: $15.  For ages 10 and up. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Visit www.OakWood2015.Eventbrite.com  to make your reservation.  For more information please call Karen at…

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$10 - $12

Circles and Squares

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association,
321 Montgomery St. Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Downtown Syracuse has many locations identified by the geometry of circles and squares.  This tour will explore four of the oldest: Columbus, Vanderbilt, Hanover and Clinton.  Learn about how they got their names, the outstanding architecture of each and little known stories about the early Syracusans whose lives were shaped by these historic locales.  This tour begins at the Onondaga Historical Museum and Registration is required.  $12 per person or $10 for OHA Members. For more information and reservations please call…

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