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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Rome Historical Society
200 Church St
Rome NY 13440
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.
October 26: "Flights of Fright on the Erie Canal"
Erie canal boatmen and laborers were known for being "skeert o' spooks." On October 26 at 7 pm, Pamela Vittorio tells tales of hauntings, ghosts, seances, and why the section of the Erie Canal between Rome and Syracuse was called "Dead Man's Row." 7:00 PM @ RHS Auditorium
November 16: Annual Dinner
November 22: Christmas Tree Lighting
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Tuesday through Friday:
9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
10A.M. to 2P.M.
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: