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Our mission: To actively research, collect, preserve, and present the historical importance of Rome, N.Y. and to serve as an educational and community resource.

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and mail to:

Rome Historical Society

200 Church St

Rome NY 13440

Membership Options

PHONE: 315-336-5870

200 Church Street Rome, New York 13440


7/04/2017: Annual Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution - 10am

7/04/2017: Erie Canal Bi-Centennial Exhibition Opening - 1pm-3pm

7/12/2017: The Erie Canal-The Early Years with Craig Williams 7pm

7/19/2017: Water for the Canal with Duncan Hay 7pm

7/22/2017: Erie Canal Bi-Centennial Celebration at Bellamy Harbor noon

7/26/2017: Behind the Crimson Curtain: Women on the Erie with Pamela Vittorio 7pm

8/03/2017: Ice Cream Social - 6pm

9/16/2017:  Great Carrying Race

Hours of operations

Tuesday through Friday:

9 A.M. to 3 P.M. 


10A.M. to 2P.M.

Sunday & Monday: By appointment

Phone: 315-336-5870

Free Admission



Programs are specifically designed for students and teachers to stimulate interest in our area's rich past. The Rome Historical Society offers two program options:

  • Museum site visit
  • Classroom presentations  include  audiovisual & interactive programs


Public and Outreach Programs


Each year the Society presents a series of programs, including visits and presentations at businesses, nursing homes and other community organizations.  Feel free to contact us if you are interested in arranging a presentation for your organization.