Dear CCHS Members, Friends, and Visitors, Cortland County Historical Society will reopen under NY Forward Phase 4 Guidelines on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. While we look forward to returning to work on site, out of concern for everyone’s safety and the physical limitations of our facilities, the James Suggett House Museum and the Kellogg Memorial Research Center will remain closed to members, friends, and visitors.  We will offer distance research (free to members) only. Our priority when we reopen is to respond to the growing backlog of research requests, in the order in which they were received.  Please email your research requests to info@cortlandhistory.org. WeRead More →

July, 2019 The popular series returns this month with 4 exciting presentations at the Historical Society. Bring your own lunch or just enjoy a beverage and dessert with us. This program is free and open to the public. We start at 12:10 and finish at 12:50. Call 607-756-6071 for more information.   Wednesday, July 10 “The Cortland Academy in Homer: Its Origins and History” Please join Martin Sweeney, Historian for the Town and Village of Homer, to learn more about the beginnings of a school on the green in Homer. This year is the bicentennial of state-approved education in Homer, NY. There has been aRead More →