Preserve the Past for the Future
Welcome to the official website of the Clinton Historical Society. The Village of Clinton is located in Oneida County in the heart of the historic Mohawk Valley. Here you will find some of what the Clinton Historical Society has to offer. You will see pictures from our archives, get information about the us, see the list of books and maps available for sale, and get a brief history. If you are in the area, please be sure to visit us. For more information, please contact us.
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The tower at the Clinton Historical Society, 1 Fountain Street, Clinton, was recently repaired and restored by local restoration expert, Dwight Dibble. Dibble replaced clapboards and sealed and painted the tower, working at a height of 40 feet. The restoration was made possible by the Hamilton College Town Gown Fund.
Clinton, N.Y. – In accordance with the National Park Service’s call to ring “Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox,” http://www.nps.gov/cebe/learn/news/join-the-national-park-service-in-ringing-bells-across-the-land-a-nation-remembers-appomattox.htm the Hamilton College Chapel bell will ring for four minutes at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, to mark the four years of war that ended 150 years ago at Appomattox. One
Today our travel mode mainly is by the privately owned car or truck. We take for granted paved roads with safety stripes, shoulders, good maintenance and periodic resurfacing. Back in 1826 things differed for all travelers as the roads weren’t more than wagon trails barely sufficient for an ox team.