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Onondaga Historical Association

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321 Montgomery St. Syracuse, NY 13202 United States

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August 2014

Ever a New Season: Photos of George N. Barnard

August 31 @ 11:00 am - September 21 @ 4:00 pm

To commemorate the nation’s 150th anniversary observance of the Civil War, OHA mounted a George Barnard exhibit.  Barnard, an extraordinary photographer, was a technical innovator, commercial pioneer, and important taste-maker in one of our pivotal periods.  Ever a New Season reintroduces an exciting early figure to a region already attuned to and highly literate in contemporary photography.  Barnard resided in Oswego and Syracuse before the war and retired to Marcellus for his last decade.  This exhibit is up until September…

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September 2014

Watercolor Memories: The Artistic Legacy of Betty Munro

September 1, 2014 @ 11:00 am - January 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

OHA has opened an exhibit featuring the watercolors of the late Betty Munro, a local artist who could be seen painting in downtown Syracuse throughout the 1970s to the early 1990s.  The exhibit will focus on Betty’s artistic diversity through the use of watercolors.  All paintings in the exhibit will be available for sale.  OHA is open to the public Wednesdays – Fridays from 10 am to 4pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm.  The…

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It’s in Our Very Name: The Italian Heritage of Syracuse

September 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

September 12, 2014 – March 16, 2015 at OH Museum This exhibit will focus on the history and influence of Italian culture on our community.  This begins with the very name given to this village in 1825, when John Wilkinson was inspired by a poem about Siracusa, Sicily.  Later, there was an Italian influence in our architecture, and by the 1880’s, an increasing number of Italian immigrants began to arrive to help with the construction of various infrastructures and buildings. …

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Booksigning: Town of Onondaga by Mary Nowyj

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Located in central New York, the town of Onondaga was incorporated in 1798 and currently consists of eight hamlets within a 65-mile radius. Each hamlet has contributed specifically to the town’s rich history and development over the years.  Town of Onondaga captures the diverse, rich history of the various hamlets and important areas of growth over 200 years of establishment.  Mary J. Nowyj has been a resident of Onondaga Hill for 37 years and is the current town historian. Free…

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