Press Releases

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...

Path Through History exhibit opening made possible by Follett Foundation

Path Through History exhibit opening made possible by Follett Foundation

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) will host a special program on Oct. 9, with several activities planned in celebration of Path Through History weekend. Beginning at 3:30 p.m., the “Alice’s Wonderlands: The Art of Alice Hudson” exhibit will...

Support CCHS during Boscov’s ‘Friends Helping Friends’

Support CCHS during Boscov’s ‘Friends Helping Friends’

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) invites community members to purchase a shopping pass for Boscov’s annual “Friends Helping Friends” event to be held on Oct. 20. Priced at just $5 each, 100 percent of the proceeds from passes sold by CCHS...

CCHS seeks participants for ‘Ward School No. 2’ documentary

CCHS seeks participants for ‘Ward School No. 2’ documentary

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) seeks interview subjects for a documentary to commemorate Ward School No. 2, which will celebrate its quasquicentennial – or 125th anniversary – on Nov. 21. In anticipation of this milestone anniversary,...

CCHS Plans Women’s Equality Day Celebration

CCHS Plans Women’s Equality Day Celebration

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) and the Tri-County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. will host a special program on Aug. 26. in celebration of Women’s Equality Day. The evening will honor the legacy of Belva Lockwood and her influence...

CCHS Announces Troicke Memorial Scholarship Recipients

CCHS Announces Troicke Memorial Scholarship Recipients

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) recently honored two graduating high school seniors from Chenango County with the annual Elinor Robb Troicke Memorial Scholarship. Named in honor of McDonough community member Elinor Robb Troicke, the...