Our Mission

Engaging its multiple constituencies, the Cortland County Historical Society 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.



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Board of Trustees


Charles “Bud” Jermy, Jr.  – President

Kate O’Connell- Vice President

Deidre Joyce – Secretary

Paul Lorenzo – Treasurer

Board Members

Elizabeth Burns

Fran Casullo

Judah “Jay” Currie, III

Bob Ferris

Charles “Chip” Jermy, III

Lynne Lash

Karl Ochs

Richard Penoyer

Candace Rozansky

Benjamin Wells