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Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln Gallery Talk
December 4, 4:00PM, OH Museum

Thomas Hunter, OHA's Curator of Collections, will discuss the objects inside the 'Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln' exhibition case, and will show and discuss other items pertaining to the exhibition that are in OHA's collections. Free and open to the public.

Indigenous Perspectives on Museums & Cultural Centers. December 4 and 5
December 4, 12:00PM-5:00PM, Killian Room, 500 Hall of Languages, Syracuse University

December 4, 6:00PM, Dinner Reception at Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center

December 5, 8:00AM-2:00PM, Killian Room, 500 Hall of Languages, Syracuse University

A collaborative symposium that will bring together highly respected scholars and community organizers. In a series of panels and events, participants will discuss how to effectively communicate an Indigenous perspective on the history of museums as well as in cultural centers. Over the last several decades there have been efforts to transform museums into institutions that help support revitalization of Indigenous Nations and Peoples. Co-sponsors: Onondaga Historical Association and the Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center

Lecture: How Did Syracuse Get Its Name?.
December 7, 2:00PM, OH Museum

Dennis Connors, OHA's Curator of History, will offer an illustrated lecture about why Syracuse was named after an ancient city in Sicily  Free and open to the public.

Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln Gallery Talk
December 8, 4:00PM, OH Museum

Thomas Hunter, OHA's Curator of Collections, will discuss the objects inside the 'Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln' exhibition case, and will show and discuss other items pertaining to the exhibition that are in OHA's collections. Free and open to the public.

Hotel Syracuse Photo Exhibition opening.
December 10, 4-6PM, OH Museum

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OHA  Book Club.
December 13, 10:00AM-11:30PM, OH Museum

The OHA book club will meet for Discussion 4 of a four part book discussion series “Lincoln on the Civil War” and explore issues of freedom, civic duty, slavery, and the Constitution through Lincoln’s own words. The text for this program, Lincoln on the Civil War: Selected Speeches, is a volume of nine addresses made over the course of his political career. The text is available at the Onondaga Free Library circulation desk. Free and open to the public. (For information on the first three discussions, please click here).

Suite Stories: Historic Ghostwalk at HOTEL SYRACUSE.
December 27, 1-5:30PM, December 28 1-3PM, Tours leave every 15 minutes, Hotel Syracuse

Relive the past glory of Syracuse’s premier hotel.  Built in 1924, it has been a gathering spot for prominent citizens of the city and a luxurious retreat for visiting celebrities such as Dwight Eisenhower, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Charles Lindbergh, Bob Hope, Nat King Cole, Richard Nixon, Elvis Presley, Paul Newman, Bill Clinton and The Rolling Stones.  Tour the public rooms and hear stories from actors portraying personalities who played a part in the 90-year history of this grand CNY Landmark. Be one of the first people to see Carl Roters 40 foot mural after being covered by mirrors for 37 years. Tours leave every 15 minutes, ages 10 and up. Make your reservations here.

OHA  Book Club.
January 24, 2015, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
February 28, 2015, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race by John Stauffer.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
March 28, 2015 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull by Barbara Goldsmith.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Medal Event.
June 18, 2015 8:00AM Tiffany Ballroom, Genesee Grande Hotel, 1060 East Genesee Street, Syracuse

For the 24th time since its inception in 1945, the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) Medal will be awarded to recognize distinguished contributions to local history and to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Onondaga County. This year’s honorees to be announced in the near future.  Tickets are $50 per person, regular tables of ten are $400; patron tickets are $125 and patron tables are $1250.  Sponsorships begin at $500. For ticket and sponsorship information, call Lynne Pascale, Director of Development at 428‐1864, ext. 314 or email her at lynne.pascale@cnyhistory.org. Full buffet breakfast in the Tiffany Ballroom of the Genesee Grande Hotel, 1060 East Genesee Street, Syracuse. No tickets will be mailed. Check‐in the day of the event. You can buy tickets online.

Evening at the Museum In the spirit of GHOST WALK pay a visit to the Onondaga Historical Association for Evening at the Museum. OHA has collected innumerable stories from Syracuse and Central New York for 150 years. Now you have the opportunity to explore our past in a fun and unique way.   Accompany our knowledgeable night watchman to experience our exhibits in a new light and see who comes out of the woodwork to bring Salt City history to life. Minimum fifteen people, $10 per person.  Please organize your own groups of fifteen.  Please call 428-1864 x312 for more information and reservations.


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