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June 2019

Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk Presented by M&T Bank (June 7th and June 8th)

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - June 8 @ 8:00 pm
Oakwood Cemetery, 940 Comstock Avenue
Syracuse, 13210
$15 109 tickets left

Tickets on this page are for Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th Historic Ghostwalks 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 insight to those who have preceded us. This spring, we head to Dedication Valley in Syracuse's historic Oakwood Cemetery. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $12…

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Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk Presented by M&T Bank (June 14th and June 15th)

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - June 15 @ 8:00 pm
Oakwood Cemetery, 940 Comstock Avenue
Syracuse, 13210
$15 139 tickets left

Tickets on this page are for Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th Historic Ghostwalks 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 insight to those who have preceded us. This spring, we head to Dedication Valley in Syracuse's historic Oakwood Cemetery. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $12…

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July 2019

“Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy” by William Matson: Floyd Clown Senior Book Talk and Signing

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

Join Floyd Clown Senior, grand-nephew to Crazy Horse, on Thursday, July 11th at the Skä·noñh Center in Liverpool, to discuss the oral histories of the Crazy Horse Lakota family, as it was told to them. What had become the widely accepted and standard biography of Crazy Horse, is retold in the book, "Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life & Legacy," by William B. Matson, in which the family clarifies some inaccuracies about their famous ancestor's life and legacy. Floyd Clown…

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Witness to Injustice: Unraveling US and Indigenous History

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States
$12 35 tickets left

Join us at the Skä·noñh Center in Liverpool for an exercise by the Neighbors of Onondaga Nation (NOON) called Witness to Injustice: Unraveling US and Indigenous History adapted from the KAIROS Blanket Exercise. This is a three-hour interactive group exercise that invites participants to experience: colonization, conquest, and attempted genocide of the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (the North American Continent). Witness to Injustice is a participatory exercise designed to raise awareness of European conquest and Indigenous resistance and survival…

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A History Mystery: Who Invented the Air-cooled Engine

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

Who Really Invented the Air-cooled Engine? Syracuse’s own John Wilkinson did of course. Or did he? Return to the turbulent year of 1917 amid OHA's exhibits "From Gilded to Gustav: The Victorian and Arts and Crafts Eras in Onondaga County," "Strolling Down Salina Street," "The Heart of New York," which includes OHA's 1902 Franklin Automobile, and…intrigue. A special ceremony honoring Mr. Wilkinson for his inventive accomplishments is about to take place. However, all attending do not have Wilkinson’s best interests…

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The Craftsman City: Syracuse’s Arts and Crafts Heritage

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

This program, with OHA Curator of History Robert Searing, explores the great traditions that developed early in the 20th century that made Syracuse a center for the national Arts & Crafts Movement. The lecture reviews the story of Gustav Stickley, but also touches on the contributions of local architect Ward Wellington Ward, stained glass craftsman Henry Keck and the artists at Syracuse China. Tuesday, July 23rd at noon in the auditorium at 321 Montgomery Street. This event is free and…

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August 2019

Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Gallery Opening Reception

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff’s collection of stereotypical “Indian Kitch,” brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous…

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