Medal Breakfast

It takes the legacy of many hands to build a community. Since 1945, the Onondaga Historical Association Medal Award has recognized distinguished contributions to the cause of preserving and interpreting Onondaga County history. The award itself is a historical medallion originally struck in commemoration of Onondaga County’s 1894 Centennial.

The OHA Medal is the highest honor that this organization can bestow upon an individual for contributions made to the cause of preserving and interpreting our heritage. Since OHA is the only general comprehensive history organization in this community, one might also consider this medal the highest tribute that can be awarded on behalf of the entire Onondaga County community to those that ensure history remains a vital part of our future. 2018 was only the 27th OHA Medal ceremony since the event’s inception.

The 2019 Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) Medal awarded Syracuse Stage, the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, and | Post Standard as recognition of their outstanding and meritorious service to local history, and to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Onondaga County.

This year, 2020, we are hosting our 28th OHA Medal ceremony honoring Laura Hand,  SU Special Collections, and the Falcone Family of Pioneer Companies. 

Purchase tickets now here.

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  • Full Page – $500 [4.75’ x 7.5’]
  • Half Page – $300 [4.75’ x 3.625”]
  • Quarter Page – $175 [ 4.75” x1.75” or  2.25” x 3.625”]

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