Historical society uses chalk drawings to teach about area

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - You may have noticed a splash of color outside the Oneida County Historical Society on Genesee Street on Wednesday.

And if you look closely, you'll see many things that make this area special -- half moons, the Adirondacks, Shultz and Dooley, the Boilermaker.

The historical society is working to show that history is all around us, right under your feet even, and it's worth celebrating.

Even more than that, it's bringing attention to their building that appears kind of quiet and empty, but is really full of learning and fun.

"When we started this morning, there were six of us out here and when they stopped to see this, they came into the museum," said Jeana Ganskop, director of collections and outreach. "We had kids enjoying the artifacts, the history, right there."

The museum is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located at 1608 Genesee St.

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