The Cortland County Historical Society has been excited to receive this wonderful donation of an 1898 Democrat Wagon manufactured by the Cortland Wagon Company. The wagon is on display at the Cortland Corset Building - the original home of the Cortland Wagon Company. We were pleased to be part of the First Friday celebration this week. The wagon can be viewed at the Corset Building. ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking for a 🎁 for the history lover on your list? We have plenty of local history books to keep you busy this winter! Enjoy 15% off through December 23!Gift shop hours: Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5pmImages of America: CortlandMary Ann KanePhotographs from the archives of the Cortland County Historical Society illustrate how life was lived in Cortland before the 21st century. ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking for a 🎁 for the history lover in your life? CCHS has some terrific books to get you through the winter! Enjoy 15% off through December 23!Gift shop hours: Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5pmOn the Trail of Coffin ManMary L. Dexter“If you love cemeteries, you’ll want to learn more about the people who carved the unique gravestones. Mary Dexter has brought the stones to life in this compilation that reflects her decades of extensive research. Learn about the lives of the carvers she named “Coffin Man”, “Open Urn”, and “Eclectic Man” and their unusual form of folk art.Let Mary take you on a journey from New York State to Pennsylvania, Vermont, and New Hampshire as she explores these 19th Century carvers of Central New York State.” ... See MoreSee Less
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For this year's Giving Tuesday, please consider being a part of preserving the stories of Cortland County by purchasing an item off our wish list, or contributing to the Photo Sleeve Fund!https://www.myregistry.com/organization/cchs-cortland-ny/3071982This year, we accessioned a collection that contained over 400 photographs! These include family photos, and shots of well-loved places around Cortland. While they are safely housed in acid-free folders, not a single one is in a sleeve. This can lead to potential damage any time a photo is handled. This is also the case for many of the photographs that make our posts come alive.We hope to continue to be able to preserve and share these photos and the stories they tell for a long time to come, and ask for your help to do so!Note** Our phone number is found by clicking the "Shipping Instructions" option under our shipping address. ... See MoreSee Less
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Shop small at Cortland County Historical Society this holiday season! Enjoy 15% off books through December 24—in person or at our online store! https://cortland-county-historical-society-inc.square.site/ Thank you for supporting local history. ... See MoreSee Less
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