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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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Rome Historical Society

200 Church St

Rome NY 13440

Membership Options

PHONE: 315-336-5870

200 Church Street Rome, New York 13440


Canal Sweep
April 21, 2018, at 9 AM

The Rome Historical Society - Friends of the Fort and Rome Clean & Green in partnership with Parks & Trails New York will be participating in the Canal Clean Sweep. Volunteers will meet at the parking lot of the Rome Sports Hall of Fame located at 5790 Rome-New London Road and help to clean a segment of the Erie Canal Trail. Garbage bags will be provided and Volunteers are encouraged to wear gloves. Anyone interested in participating should register HERE

Women in the Mohawk Valley
May 18-20, 2018 at the Oneida County History Center

A 3-day history conference aimed to highlight the role of women in local history and promote women's issues in the greater Mohawk Valley. Speakers will include experts in women’s studies and history along with community leaders that are currently shaping the Mohawk Valley. For more information click HERE

Fort Bull Day
May 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00PM

The Fort Bull Day Fundraiser is to held at the Rome Historical Society, 200 Church Street and will feature historical displays, presentations, tours of the Fort property, and more! This event, which coincides with the annual French and Indian War Weekend at Fort Stanwix, is being hosted by the Fort Bull Research Group and all funds raised will go towards the ongoing preservation of the Society’s Fort Bull property.

2018 Tour of Homes
July 29, 2018 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the very popular Tour of Homes in conjunction with this year's Honor America Days.  Celebrate the return of a beloved summer tradition, previously hosted by the Rome Home. Stay tuned for details!

Hours of operations

Tuesday through Friday:

9 A.M. to 3 P.M. 


10A.M. to 2P.M.

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.