Press Releases

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...

County Museum Plans Path Through History Celebration

County Museum Plans Path Through History Celebration

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) will be open to host a special program on June 19, with several activities planned in celebration of Path Through History Weekend. Beginning at 3:30 p.m., the “David Maydole: An ‘Adz’ Eye for Innovation”...

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...