Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association Organ Crawl

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 259 East Onondaga Street , Syracuse, NY

Tickets are on sale now for the 2016 Organ Crawl, presented by the Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association. On Sunday afternoon, April 24, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, three world-renowned organists will delight the senses by playing the majestic organs at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception(map),St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral(map) and Park Central Presbyterian Church(map). The listening […]

History of the Hotel Syracuse with Dennis Connors (4/28)

Liverpool Library 310 Tulip Street, Liverpool

With the re-opening of the Hotel Syracuse set for June 4th of this year, Dennis Connors, Curator of History for the Onondaga Historical Association, will present a history of the iconic hotel on April 28th at the Liverpool Library. This is the second of two opportunities to see this presentation. Want to learn more about the […]

OHA Medal Breakfast with 2016 Recipient Ed Riley

Hotel Syracuse 500 S Warren Street, Syracuse

For the 25th 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 honoree is Ed Riley, Owner, Hotel Syracuse. For ticket and sponsorship information, call Lynne Pascale, Director […]

$50

West Lake Conservators: The Art of Bringing Paintings Back to Life

Onondaga Historical Association 321 Montgomery Street, Syracuse

How do you repair an old painting when it gets damaged? What can you do if it’s so covered in dirty varnish that you have difficulty seeing its details? In conjunction with the current artwork exhibit at the Onondaga Historical Museum, A Life in Art: A Highlight of Women Artists in OHA’s Collections, Susan Blakney […]

Ward Wellington Ward in Rochester, New York

Onondaga Historical Association 321 Montgomery Street, Syracuse

Ward Wellington Ward (1875-1932) was the quintessential Arts and Crafts architect. His designs reflect the popular architectural styles of the time, but always with exquisite attention to detail and the use of the finest materials and craftsmen available. Ward practiced architecture in Syracuse, NY for only 18 years (1908 to 1926). While two-thirds of the […]

Oakwood Anthology: Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk (6/17)

Oakwood Cemetery 940 Comstock Avenue, Syracuse

This page features tickets for Friday, June 17th. 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. Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray […]

$15

Oakwood Anthology: Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk (6/18)

Oakwood Cemetery 940 Comstock Avenue, Syracuse

This page features tickets for Saturday, June 18th. 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. Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray […]

$15

Oakwood Anthology: Oakwood Cemetery Ghostwalk (6/24)

Oakwood Cemetery 940 Comstock Avenue, Syracuse

This page features tickets for Friday, June 24th. 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. Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray […]

$15

Forever Hotel Syracuse: A Historic Gala

Hotel Syracuse 500 S Warren Street, Syracuse

Important Update: Due to circumstances beyond control, Forever Hotel Syracuse: A Historic Gala, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 4th, has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 25th. Everything else about the event will be the same. The date change will allow both Onondaga Historical Association and the Hotel Syracuse Restoration staff to ensure the event is […]

$150 – $350

Franklin Square Walking Tour with Dennis Connors

Today, Franklin Square is an exciting district of loft apartments, breathtaking condominiums and state-of-the-art office headquarters.  But 100 years ago, its historic buildings housed a diverse array of local manufacturing firms.  They produced products that ranged from railroad car windows and forging hammers to knitted underwear.  Dennis Connors, OHA’s history curator, will lead participants in […]

OHA Book Club: Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

Onondaga Historical Association 321 Montgomery Street, Syracuse

This month's OHA Book Club will feature a discussion with author Leigh Fought, Associate Professor of History at Le Moyne College, about her book, Women in the World of Frederick Douglass. Douglas Egerton, author of, Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America, will also be discussing and signing his book.  About the book (via […]