Our Mission

Engaging its multiple constituencies, the CCHS promotes an informed perspective on Cortland’s past through the safeguarding and interpretation of the region’s historical resources.

Our Vision

The Cortland County Historical Society will be a vibrant and highly visible meeting place for the discovery and discussion of Cortland’s past through the promotion and stewardship of the community’s historical objects and stories.

Meet Our Staff

Tabitha Scoville
Director

tscoville@cortlandhistory.org


Sophie CloughSophie Clough
Collections and Research Assistant

sclough@cortlandhistory.org


Meet our Board of Trustees

Officers

Marty Mack
president

Charles “Bud” Jermy, Jr.
vice-president

Deirdre Joyce
secretary

Paul Lorenzo
treasurer

Trustees

Elizabeth Burns
Judah “Jay” Currie, III
Jean Edwards
Christine Gregory
Ann Homer
Charles “Chip” Jermy, III
Lynne Lash
Karl Ochs
Kate O’Connell
Richard Penoyer

The Cortland County Historical Society was founded in 1925.