Press Releases

CCHS seeks submissions for annual journal

CCHS seeks submissions for annual journal

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) is currently accepting submissions for the 2021 issue of the Journal of the Chenango County Historical Society. While all stories related to Chenango County heritage are welcome – especially those that are...

CCHS Receives Funding from Stewart’s Holiday Match Program

CCHS Receives Funding from Stewart’s Holiday Match Program

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) was recently awarded a donation by the Stewart’s Holiday Match program totaling $750. Funds will go directly to support activities designed to share local history with children and families. In addition to...

Ward School No. 2 assessment supported by Preservation League of NY

Ward School No. 2 assessment supported by Preservation League of NY

NORWICH, N.Y. – In anticipation of Ward School No. 2’s quasquicentennial (125th anniversary) later this year, the Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) has been given a Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) to help fund an assessment of the historic structure. Awarded...

CCHS Celebrates Worldwide Quilting Day and Women’s History Month

CCHS Celebrates Worldwide Quilting Day and Women’s History Month

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) resumes Community Gallery visits with special hours to celebrate Worldwide Quilting Day on March 20. The Community Gallery will feature the “Quilts of Chenango” exhibit, developed in collaboration with the...

CCHS Members Invited to Review Proposed By-Law Revisions

CCHS Members Invited to Review Proposed By-Law Revisions

NORWICH, N.Y. – Thanks to a generous Capacity Building grant from the New York Council of Non-Profits (NYCON), the Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) recently completed a draft of revisions to the organization’s by-laws and constitution. The revised documents...

CCHS “2020 Virtual Parade of Trees” Winner Announced

CCHS “2020 Virtual Parade of Trees” Winner Announced

NORWICH, N.Y. – On January 6th, following a fantastic campaign, the winner of the "2020 Virtual Parade of Trees" was announced. Upon raising a total of $340, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 from Norwich, NY was declared winner for their tree entitled "Poppies...

Annual CCHS ‘Parade of Trees’ Goes Virtual

Annual CCHS ‘Parade of Trees’ Goes Virtual

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) invites all community members to experience the wonder of the season with the 2020 Virtual “Parade of Trees” from Dec. 6 through Jan. 6, 2021. Last year, CCHS added a unique twist to the annual “Parade of...

CCHS Awarded Extended Funding from Humanities New York

CCHS Awarded Extended Funding from Humanities New York

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) was recently notified that it will receive extended funding as part of the HNY CARES Emergency Relief Grants. Earlier this year, CCHS received funds during the original round of these grants, which were...