Greater Oneonta
Historical Society

P.O. Box 814
Oneonta, NY 13820

Welcome to GOHS

Welcome to the website of the Greater Oneonta Historical Society!

Founded in 1939, the Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS), formerly the Upper Susquehanna Historical Society, strives to preserve the heritage of the greater Oneonta, NY, area and to educate by offering programs which familiarize residents and friends of the city and town of Oneonta. GOHS works to enhance the future by preserving the history on which our contemporary culture can be based and out of which it can grow.

GOHS History Center at 183 Main Street

COVID-19 Closure

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the History Center is closed until further notice. All meetings scheduled have been cancelled and April events have been postponed.

Local history research queries will continue to be handled, as able.

Items from the gift shop may be purchased online via PayPal or by special arrangement. Contact information is below.

Upcoming Events & News

Click here to see our Upcoming Events Calendar and other important news.

Building Blocks of a City poster

Walking Tour button

... and visit the History Center in 3D at!

Stay in Touch with GOHS

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