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June 2018

Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk- Remember the Rock: June 22nd

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Oakwood Cemetery, 940 Comstock Avenue
Syracuse, 13210
$15 7 tickets left

This page features tickets for Friday, June 22nd, 6:00pm through 7:15pm Stroll under Oakwood Cemetery’s shade and take in compelling stories from those who have gone before and now rest here during this year’s Ghostwalk at Oakwood Cemetery. 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 insight to those…

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OHA Book Club: Heaven’s Ditch – God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal

June 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

Join the OHA Book Club on June 23rd to discuss Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal, by Jack Kelly. About the book: The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history. Zealots invented new…

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Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk- Remember the Rock: June 23rd

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Oakwood Cemetery, 940 Comstock Avenue
Syracuse, 13210
$15 2 tickets left

This page features tickets for Saturday, June 23rd, 5:30pm through 7:15pm Stroll under Oakwood Cemetery’s shade and take in compelling stories from those who have gone before and now rest here during this year’s Ghostwalk at Oakwood Cemetery. 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 insight to those…

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July 2018

Rock of the Marne Monument Rededication Ceremony

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Billings Park, S Salina St & E Adams St,
Syracuse, New York 13202
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On July 15th, join OHA and the Syracuse community as we rededicate the Rock of the Marne Monument in Billings Park 98 years after it was erected (1920) and 100 years after the Second Battle of the Marne (1918). The monument is on the corner of South Salina and East Adams streets. The ceremony will celebrate the replacement of a once lost plaque, the unveiling of a new plaque which commemorates the 100th anniversary, and a program featuring Sean Kirst,…

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The Donald T. Pomeroy Summer Lecture Series: The History of Brewing in Syracuse

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

Join us on July 18th as OHA Curator of History, Robert Searing, discusses Syracuse's rich brewing history. Beer has been made in the Syracuse area as early as the 1790s. This program reviews its local history, ties to various ethnic neighborhoods, struggles with the Temperance Movement and the Depression, and its revival in the late 20th century with both local brewpubs and national industrial giants. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch, too! Check out other…

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Fine China: An Interactive Syracuse China Presentation

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

The year is 1957, and as a member of the audience, you are a new employee of Onondaga Pottery. President Richard Pass and his assistant have come to welcome you and share a bit of the prestigious Syracuse China legacy; from teacups to landmines, and to test your pottery skills! Call 315-428-1864 x312 to make your reservation. $8 for the general public. Free for OHA Members.

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August 2018

Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery: What are our Next Steps?

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

Details: Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery: What are our Next Steps? Date: August 18-19, 2018, Time:  9:00am-5:00pm on Saturday (with a banquet 6:00pm-9:00pm) and 9:00am-1:00pm on Sunday Place: Skä·noñh—Great Law of Peace Center, Liverpool NY in Onondaga Nation Territory Tickets: $100 per person Speakers: Coming Soon (visit IVI's website for updated information) Sponsors: Indigenous Values Initiative, American Indian Law Alliance Summary: We are excited to announce the conference “Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery, What Are Our Next Steps?” at the Skä·noñh—Great Law of Peace Center, Saturday and Sunday (18-19 August 2018).  A conference…

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The Donald T. Pomeroy Summer Lecture Series: Salt City Celluloid

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

Join us on August 22nd as OHA Executive Director, Gregg Tripoli, discusses the local connection to Broadway and Hollywood. From the early movie making machines to the men behind MGM, Syracuse plays a starring role in the history of Hollywood.  This presentation covers some amazing connections between Syracuse and the creation of the motion picture industry in America. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch, too! Check out other events in this series.

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September 2018

OHA’s 20th Our Glorious Workplaces: Dietz Lantern Factory

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dietz Lantern Factory, 225 Wilkinson St
Syracuse, New York 13204 United States
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$195 218 tickets left

Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) is pleased to announce that the 20thOur Glorious Workplaces will be celebrated at The Dietz Lantern Factory, 225 Wilkinson St., Syracuse, NY  13204, on Friday, September 7th, beginning at 6:00 pm.  We will be celebrating the spectacular transformation of the once shuttered factory into modern luxury lofts and commercial space made possible through the collaborative efforts of Hueber-Breuer Construction Co., Inc. and Paulus Development. For 138 years, Hueber-Breuer has called Central New York home.  As a…

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