OHA in the News – 2021

OHA doesn’t only collect and preserve history, we make it too. Much of what OHA does is news worthy and, in addition, our staff is often called upon to provide context to stories about events, buildings, people, and more. Below is what we’ve contributed in 2021, from our regular articles in the Post Standard, CNY Business Journal, and CNY The Goodlife to adding value to reporters’ stories and reports on our own events.

(Click the links to view the PDFs or websites for these stories)

Travel+Leisure – This Civil War-era Artifact Was Made With Abraham Lincoln’s Hair (2021-10-01)

Yahoo!Life – This Civil War-era Artifact Was Made With Abraham Lincoln’s Hair (2021-10-01)

Pennsylvania Capital-Star – The ‘Jerry Rescue’ 170 years later: And its lessons for modern racial justice (2021-09-29)

The Philadelphia Tribune – The Jerry Rescue: Anti-slavery courtroom activism, gangsta-style (2021-09-27)

LocalSyr – Tell Me Something Good: History behind last train through downtown Syracuse (2021-09-24)

LocalSyr – Remembering The 149th: Onondaga County In The Civil War (2021-09-08)

Syracuse.com – In ‘Wayward,’ a novel set in Syracuse, Dana Spiotta explores middle age with a deteriorating house as inspiration (2021-08-25)

Eagle News Online – Decolonizing diets: Indigenous chef to lead virtual discussion Aug. 24 (2021-08-17)

Syracuse.com – CNY’s long-awaited ‘Brewseum’ of beer history finds a home in Pompey (2021-08-06)

LocalSyr – Why The World Was Watching LBJ’s 1964 Visit To Syracuse (2021-08-04)

Chronogram – Beeroir: How the Farm Bill Helped to Launch a Terroir (2021-08-03)

LocalSyr – Do you remember shopping in department stores? Before the arrival of the shopping mall (2021-07-29)

Atlas Obscura – Locally Famous Foods Are Now Getting Plaques Like Historical Sites (2021-07-19)

LocalSYR – The History Behind Schrafft’s Luncheonette in Syracuse (2021-07-16)

Syracuse University – Bringing History to Light (2021-06-13)

LocalSYR – Historic marker celebrating the legendary salt potato at Onondaga Lake Park (2021-07-10)

NNY360 – Historic marker will recognize legacy of CNY’s salt potatoes (2021-07-07)

WAER – Input Sought on Syracuse’s Ethnic History for Heritage Park, with or without Columbus Statue (2021-07-06)

Urban CNY – 43 Downtown Syracuse Restaurants Serve Up Specials in First-Ever Delicious Downtown Deals Promotion (2021-02-02)

CNYCentral – ‘Delicious Downtown Deals’ celebrates downtown Syracuse dining during month of February (2021-02-01)

Syracuse.com – Syracuse Downtown Dining Weeks returns, but it’s different this year (of course) (2021-02-01)

LocalSYR – Throwback Thursday: Salt City Market’s corner in Syracuse (2021-01-28)

LocalSYR – Inauguration Day Artifacts of Old, With Ties To CNY (2021-01-19)