Greater Oneonta
Historical Society

P.O. Box 814
Oneonta, NY 13820

About GOHS

General Information

The Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS) is a non-profit organization with a membership of more than four hundred, including a seventeen-member Board of Trustees. As one of the largest local history groups in Central New York, GOHS works to preserve the heritage of the city and town of Oneonta.

GOHS' holdings of thousands of items consist of photographs, postcards, portraits, clothing, ephemera, and many other historical objects and materials from life in the Upper Susquehanna region. These arts, artifacts, and archives are housed at GOHS' Oneonta History Center at 183 Main Street in the oldest brick building in the Downtown Oneonta Historic District. The History Center also includes permanent and temporary exhibitions and displays, a resource library, and a gift shop. Admission is free.

Strategic Plan

Read the GOHS Strategic Plan 2020-2022.

History of GOHS

Read the article about the history of GOHS by Mark Simonson, Oneonta City Historian.

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