Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles

by Oneida County History Center UTICA – Bhutan is a multicultural country whose people speak a variety of languages and was a place of relative tranquility until the mid-1980s. The government’s adoption of the ‘One Nation, One People Policy’ displaced more than 100,000 Bhutanese Nepali whose language, culture, and traditions differed from those of the Buddhist ruling elites.  Bhutan effectively started forcing all Lhotshampas out … Continue reading Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles

Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

UTICA – Liz Covart, host of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast about Early American History, will discuss the New England migration into New York State throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Covart is a historian of early America who practices scholarly history, public history, and digital humanities.  This program takes place in the center’s main gallery on Saturday, April 29 starting at1:00 PM. The Oneida County … Continue reading Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

Irish Tea Fundraiser at Oneida County History Center

Oneida County History Center – Press Release UTICA – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Oneida County History Center and join us for our 2nd annual Irish Tea. This event features hot beverages, finger foods, desserts, door prizes, and more! Entertainment includes a vocal performance by Rachel DePalma, and presentations by Utica City Historian Lou Parrotta and Sister Maureen Deen. This event is co-sponsored by the … Continue reading Irish Tea Fundraiser at Oneida County History Center