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October 2017

Ghostwalk: Eastwood Epitaphs (10/20)

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
15$ 93 tickets left

This page is for Friday, October 20th. Walk the Streets of Eastwood and hear stories from residents of the neighborhood's rich past. Reservations are $15 for the general public and $12 for members (call 315-428-1864 for the member discount code). Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray individuals from Onondaga County's past. The "ghosts" reveal their lives in 12 to 15 minute vignettes, giving personal…

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The Sacred Waters of the Haudenosaunee and the Trauma of the Erie Canal

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States
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Saturday, October 21 at 1:00 PM at the Skä•noñh- Great Law of Peace Center  For millennia, waterways in Haudenosaunee territories have been profoundly important.  In the Haudenosaunee cosmology, water is sacred as fundamental to all life.  Therefore, while waterways were used for transportation, as food resources, and as locations for settlement, it was widely agreed among Indigenous peoples that they also be protected.  The Erie Canal disrupted the natural flow of water, essentially damning watersheds so as to flow in…

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Ghostwalk: Eastwood Epitaphs (10/21)

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
15$ 89 tickets left

This page is for Saturday, October 21st.  Walk the Streets of Eastwood and hear stories from residents of the neighborhood's rich past. Reservations are $15 for the general public and $12 for members (call 315-428-1864 for the member discount code). Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray individuals from Onondaga County's past. The "ghosts" reveal their lives in 12 to 15 minute vignettes, giving personal…

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Judaic Heritage Exhibit Opening Reception

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for the opening reception for From Laying the Foundation to Forging Ahead: Jewish Contributions to Syracuse & Onondaga County on October 24th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. About the exhibit: The exhibit, located on the first floor of the Onondaga Historical Museum, emphasizes the Jewish role in advancing the social, religious, economic, and political fabric of Syracuse and Onondaga County, and is divided into four sections: Community, Business, Entertainment, and Athletics. For instance, Communityfocuses on the old Jewish neighborhood, synagogues, and people. Business concentrates on small to…

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November 2017

Double Feature: Beneath the Surface & Sneak Preview of Let ‘Em Know You’re There

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palace Theatre, 2384 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13206 United States
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20$ 550 tickets left

On Friday, November 3rd at 7:30 pm, come see, for one time only, a special double feature of two exciting films at the Palace Theatre. First, the only sneak preview of selected scenes from OHA's newest film collaboration, Let 'Em Know You're There: The Story of Big Jim and the Triple Double.  Second, catch the improved and expanded version of Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake. This version of the film will incorporate the public's comments from throughout…

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OHA Book Club: The Myth of Seneca Falls, by Lisa Tetrault

November 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

On Saturday, November 11th OHA is hosting its monthly book club featuring the book, The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898 (Gender and American Culture). The book will be available in OHA's Gift Gallery Museum Store at 321 Montgomery Street.  "The story of how the women's rights movement began at the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 is a cherished American myth. The standard account credits founders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott…

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