CCHS Celebrates Museum Store Sunday to Encourage Shopping Local

CCHS Celebrates Museum Store Sunday to Encourage Shopping Local

For the fifth consecutive year, more than 1,650 museum stores representing all 50 states and 24 countries will offer inspired shopping at cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday on Nov. 28. In celebration of this annual initiative, the Museum Shop at the...
Virtual CCHS ‘Parade of Trees’ Returns

Virtual CCHS ‘Parade of Trees’ Returns

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) invites all community members to experience the wonder of the season with the 2021 Virtual “Parade of Trees” from Dec. 6 through Jan. 6, 2022. In 2019, CCHS added a unique twist to its annual “Parade of...
Ward School No. 2 celebration to be held during CCHS annual meeting

Ward School No. 2 celebration to be held during CCHS annual meeting

NORWICH, N.Y. – As the Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) has worked to accomplish its mission over the years, the preservation of a specific community landmark has emerged. Ward School No. 2 was acquired by CCHS from the City of Norwich in 1958; renovations...
Search for the Grog Hollow Monster during a ‘Hike Through History’

Search for the Grog Hollow Monster during a ‘Hike Through History’

GUILFORD, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) and the Coventry Museum Association (CMA) will host a “Hike Through History” on Oct. 30, with a special outdoor excursion themed for the spooky season. Beginning at 9 a.m., CMA Museum Director Kurt Riegel...
Nancy Elsbree

Nancy Elsbree

Nancy Elsbree July 19, 1937 – March 1, 2021 Beloved Sister   Characterized as “the ultimate mother and homemaker,” Nancy Wendolyn Webster Elsbree enjoyed camping, cooking, gardening, and photography. Elsbree and her husband, Bill, spent winters in Florida...