onondaga historical association http://wrvo.org en Civil War photographer's work displayed in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/civil-war-photographers-work-displayed-syracuse <p>An exhibition at the Onondaga Historical Association Museum in downtown Syracuse displays the work of 19th century photographer George Barnard. Barnard kept studios in Syracuse and Oswego and took some of the first photographs there in the 1850s.</p><p></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 54724 at http://wrvo.org Civil War photographer's work displayed in Syracuse Syracuse: a little more Irish than the rest of New York http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-little-more-irish-rest-new-york <p></p><p>It’s said that on St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is Irish. In Syracuse, that’s a little truer. A sixth of the population claims to be of Irish ancestry, more than any other city in New York state.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:51:17 +0000 Ryan Delaney 52807 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse: a little more Irish than the rest of New York Onondaga County has its own spooky stories to share on Halloween http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-has-its-own-spooky-stories-share-halloween <p>Ghost stories abound during the Halloween season and the Onondaga Historical Association has collected some of the best known ghostly tales in Onondaga County.</p><p>One of the most told ghost stories in central New York is "the Bride of the 13 Curves."&nbsp; OHA Curator of History Dennis Conners said it starts on Cedarvale Road.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:54:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46470 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County has its own spooky stories to share on Halloween Onondaga Historical Association celebrates their 150th birthday http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-historical-association-celebrates-their-150th-birthday <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The Onondaga Historical Association turns 150 this year. Friday night they hold a Jubilee Celebration in Syracuse University's Carnegie Hall that also marks the 150<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:29:51 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 32372 at http://wrvo.org