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Our Mission

To actively research, collect, preserve, and present the historical importance of Rome, NY and to serve as an educational and community resource.


February 26, at 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion: African Americans and the Vote

March 18, at 5:30 pm

Presentation: Canadian P-51 Mustangs over Central New York

April 15, at 5:30 pm

Presentation: Mohawk Valley Edge

May 20, at 7:00 pm

Presentation: Silent Films of Rome from the 1940s & 50s

June 17, at 7:00 pm

Presentation: Stories of the Erie Canal

July 15, at 7:00 pm

Presentation: The Erie Canal & the Second Great Awakening

August 19, at 7:00 pm

Presentation: Fortifying the Oneida Carrying Place (1755-1759)

September 16, at 7:00 pm

Presentation: The Rome Water Supply

October 21, at 5:30 pm

Presentation: Curiosities of Central New York

November 18, at 5:30 pm

Presentation: Hop Farming

December 16, at 5:30 pm

Show & Tell

January 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Membership Meeting

January 23, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Annual Dinner

Tuesday - Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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To submit a research request, please send an email to or call us at (315) 336-5870 to schedule a visit.


Rome Historical Society

200 Church Street,Rome, New York 13440, United States

(315) 336-5870