Early Onondaga

 

 

 

TOWN OF ONONDAGA

 HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

The Town of Onondaga is
located in the county of Onondaga
and the state of New York

 

 

 

 

Historian:
Natalie Dardaris

TOHS Officers
President- Carl Wiezalis
Vice President -
Linda Wozniak
Secretary - Judi Muniak
Treasurer - Dona Savage

Trustees (new) -
Judith Garrett 2019-2021
Rose Ann Pushlar
 2019-2021
Richard Giarrusso
2019-2021
Michael Coyne 2019-2021

Trustees (returning) -
Tony Baleno 2018-2020
Peter Wiezalis 2018-2020
Tim Annable 2018-2020
Dick Beebe 2019-2021
Teresa Melnick 2019-2021


TOHS Committees
Museum Store Liz Beebe
Newsletter Dick Baranello
Programs
Linda Wozniak
Telephone Tree
Nancy Baranello
Webmaster Bob Tracy


The Town of Onondaga Historical Society is a non profit organization chartered by the State of New York. We have collections of burials records for our Town cemeteries, a photo collection, newspaper articles relating to town residents, census records, County Poorhouse records and much more. We offer a newsletter for our members and we have monthly meetings with guest speakers.

The mission of the Town of Onondaga Historical Society is: 

To promote and encourage original historical research. 
To facilitate better knowledge and awareness of the history of the Town of Onondaga and the State of New York. 
To gather, preserve, interpret, display and make available for study artifacts, documents, photographs and other historical records.
To foster the preservation of important sites and structures and to assume custody in special instances by purchase or gift.
 

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS
MEETINGS

The May meeting of the Town of Onondaga Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall, 5020 Ball Road, Onondaga Hill. The guest speaker is Mr. Clint Shenandoah, from Nedrow and Syracuse, and has extensive experience in health care delivery and is a Native American Specialist with the New York State Department of Corrections, among other things. He will speak about the philosophy and belief systems of the Onondaga and Haudenosaunee Peoples. He is a graduate of the School of Art.

All programs are held in the Town Hall, 5020 Ball Road, Onondaga Hill. The public is invited and refreshments will be served. For more information contact Town of Onondaga Historical Society or phone 315-214-2383.
 
TOWN OF ONONDAGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 MUSEUM
“FLAMES LIKE HADES”
BY RICHARD MILLER
THE STORY OF THE SPLIT ROCK EXPLOSION
Read the history as events
unfold day by day

$30. Inc tax -
Add $5.00 for S&H
Make check payable to TOHS
Mail to 5020 Ball Rd.,
 Syracuse, NY 13215
The events of the
 1918 explosion:
Newspaper accounts
All available photographs
Facsimile autopsy reports
Coroner’s inquest summary
Myths debunked
and more…..

Additional books by the
same author
Shades of Gray ($25.)
about the quarry
Blazing Hades ($25.)
WWI production
Last Testament ($20.)
 personal stories
 

 

 

 

 

 

VISIT US
Our museum is open Monday thru Friday
1pm till 3pm

 
CONTACT US
tohsociety@yahoo.com
or 315 214-2383  

INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT TOHS

Genealogies, Family Histories, and Diaries
Local History files
Books
Oral History cassettes (audio)
TOHS Program cassettes (audio)
Videos
Historical Maps
Photograph collection
Burials in the Town of Onondaga
Census records
20+ years of "Tree Talks"
Permanent Exhibits - Schoolhouse, Blacksmith, Civil War Drum
Changing Exhibits
Tours and Programs
Tours of the TOHS Research Area and/or Museum or programs at your facility are available by contacting any of the officers listed or the Town of Onondaga Historian