Clinton Historical Society Reopened August 1,2020 - Learn More

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Clinton Historical Society

Clinton, New York - Oneida County 

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Clinton Historical Society

Clinton, New York - Oneida County 

1 Fountain Street
PO Box 42
Clinton, NY 13323

Wednesdays 1-4 PM
Saturdays 1-4 PM

Clinton Historical Society Reopening August 1,2020

Clinton Historical Society is excited to start bringing visitors and volunteers back through our front door at the Historical Society Building. We look forward to again sharing memories and stories! However, we have had to make some adjustments in light of the ongoing pandemic and we want to make sure your visit is as easy and fun as possible, so here's what you need to know before visiting:
  • If persons are feeling ILLor have any of the COVID-19 symptoms, please do NOT enter the building.
  • Only exhibits on the main floor are accessible.
  • Sorry, no public restroom use.
  • The Museum will have a 5 visitor limitat all times. You may be asked to return at an estimated later time. Staff and volunteers will bring the building maximum to 10 at most times.
  • All visitors over the age of 2 years old MUST WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES..
  • All Visitors must maintain social distancing ofsix (6) feet apart between yourself and non-related parties.
  • Visitors will be required to sign in and sign out and provide a contact phone.
  • A few hand sanitizer containers will be located around the building. Please use them.
  • Monthly Speakers Programs - At present, a limit of 12 people will be permitted to attend, in person, our monthly speaker programs commencing in September. A reservation will be required to attend in person. Details to be shared before each program. However, everyone will be able to view presentations on our You Tube channel when posted
  • Visitors who want to conduct on site research MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
  • Research Request Forms can be found on the org website (under research tab) then submitted for arrangements to be made. Two persons may research given social distancing, masked, using gloves to handle materials

And cleaning up the work space before and after conducting research.

Appointments can be made by e-mailing  or calling 315-859-1392. Time limits will apply. Specific appointments will be based on volunteer researcher availability.

The Clinton Historical Society is located at 1 Fountain St., Clinton, NY and we encourage the public to visit the website www. for a wealth of local historical information and historical photographs. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.


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