Welcome to GOHS
Founded in 1939, the Greater Oneonta Historical Society, formerly the Upper Susquehanna Historical Society, strives to preserve the heritage of the Greater Oneonta area and to educate the population by offering programs which familiarize area citizens with local history. As an organization, we work to enhance the future by providing a tradition on which our contemporary culture can be based and out of which it can grow.
GOHS History Center at 183 Main Street
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Upcoming Events & News
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Oneonta Theatre Update
Over the past three months there have been a half dozen meetings in efforts to help attract a new owner for the Oneonta Theatre who will preserve the National Register property as a performance space. These meetings have been attended by city officials, members of GOHS, the Friends of the Oneonta Theatre (FOTOT), Otsego 2000, and others, often including owner Tom Cormier. In August Cormier gave the group a tour of the theater. The amount of investment he has put into the theater is impressive, as is the effort of FOTOT volunteers to help. The subsequent meetings have focused on how this “working group” might help to find an appropriate owner. Some of the progress to date includes:
The group hopes to “go public” in early 2018 with concrete plans to help save the historic theater.
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