The Greater Oneonta Historical Society, a non-profit organization, has a membership of more than 400 plus a seventeen-member Board of Trustees. As one of the largest historical groups in Central New York, the Society works to preserve the heritage of the Greater Oneonta area.
The Society's holdings of more than 5,000 items consist of farm equipment, clothing, photographs, postcards, portraits, ephemera, and other historical realia which pertain to the Upper Susquehanna region. Volunteers have been and continue to be the mainstay of the Society's growth and existence.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees December 2012.
The Greater Oneonta Historical Society, and its History Center, promotes greater Oneonta's past and future by providing stimulating educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories and lives from Oneonta's rich traditions. Our purpose is to collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge and understanding through dynamic programs and exhibitions.
The Greater Oneonta Historical Society connects the past, present and future of the city and town of Oneonta. This will be accomplished by:
Preserve, educate and celebrate Oneonta’s history.
History of GOHS
Read the article about the history of GOHS by Mark Simonson, Oneonta City Historian.
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