Unless otherwise specified, programs are held at the Broome County Library, 185 Court Street, Binghamton. Programs are free and all are welcome. They start at 6:45PM, with refreshments available prior to the program at 6:30.

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

 

NOVEMBER 20 

“Changing Broome County:  From Agriculture to 19th Century Industrial Giant to 21st Century Hi-Tech Hub and Agriculture Again.” 

Historian Gerry Smith, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, and BU Vice President for Research Dr. Bahgat Sammakia will speak.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Symposium Hall in the BU Innovative Technologies Complex on Vestal Parkway, corner of Murray Hill Road.  DIRECTIONS:

  • Enter Murray Hill Road from Vestal Parkway, go 2/10 mile and turn LEFT.

  • Go 2/10 mile and park in PARKING LOT J.

  • Enter the door between the Biotechnology and Engineering & Science buildings which faces the parking lot.

  • Look for "MEETING" signs and follow arrows to the entrance.

  • Go to ROOM 1011, SYMPOSIUM HALL.

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JANUARY 15  

“12,000 Years of Broome County History.” 

Archaeologist Dolores Elliott will speak on
local Native American history in the Decker Community Room of the Broome County Public Library.

 
FEBRUARY 19   

“Excavations in Downtown Binghamton.”

Dr. Maria O'Donovan, BU Archaeologist.  The meeting will be held in the Decker Community Room of the Broome County Public Library.

 

MARCH 18 

“Highlights of the History of Two Towns in Broome County.” 

Barbara Eccleston, Town of Chenango Historian, and Enid Potter, Town of Kirkwood Historian.  Decker Community Room, Broome County Public Library.

 

APRIL 15  

“The History of Binghamton University.” 

Dr. Donald Nieman, Historian, and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost at Binghamton University.  Decker Community Room,

Broome County Public Library.

 

MAY 20 

“Exploring the Mysterious French Tract in Broome County.” 

Margaret Hadsell, Vestal Town Historian.  Decker Community Room, Broome County Public Library.

 

JUNE 17 

“The Role of the Village of Union in the Civil War:  When Did the Civil War Begin and When Did It End?” 

Dr. Michael Colella, Ophthalmologist, Endicott.   The meeting will be held in the Decker Community Room  of the Broome County Public Library.   

Broome County Historical Society

185 Court Street, Binghamton, New York  13901

Hours: Mon 9-5, Tue 12-8, Wed 9-5, Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5

broomehistorical@gmail.com

607-778-3572

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