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.



Tabitha Scoville





Sophie Clough
Collections and Research Assistant



Board of Trustees


Marty Mack – President

Charles “Bud” Jermy, Jr. – Vice President

Deidre Joyce – Secretary

Paul Lorenzo – Treasurer

Board Members

Elizabeth Burns

Judah “Jay” Currie, III

Jean Edwards

Christine Gregory

Ann Homer

Charles “Chip” Jermy, III

Lynne Lash

Karl Ochs

Richard Penoyer

Jane Snell