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.

ROME HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
200 Church Street Rome, New York 13440

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Rome Historical Society

200 Church St

Rome NY 13440


PHONE: 315-336-5870

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.

Membership Options

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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Hours of operations


Tuesday through Friday:

9 A.M. to 3 P.M. 

Saturday:

10A.M. to 2P.M.


Phone: 315-336-5870


Free Admission


Education

 

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