New Website Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce that we have received a Pomeroy Foundation Grant to build a new website! Please stay tuned for website updates!

Employment Opportunity – Executive Director

Please see job description and instructions for applying at: https://nysmuseums.org/MANYJobboard/13315349

Welcome to OCHS

Our mission is to nurture and add value to a county-wide community by preserving and presenting our historic collections in a way that provides accessible educational opportunities and encourages dialogue.

Upcoming Events


March 1 Nooks & Crannies Tour at 2PM
March 2 Drop-in and Draw 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
March 7 Virtual Winter Speaker Series at 7 PM
March 9 Nooks & Crannies Tour at Noon
March 15 Nooks & Crannies Tour at 2 PM
March 16 Drop-in and Draw 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
March 21 She Speaks: Women of Ontario County 6PM
March 29 Nooks & Crannies Tour 2 PM
March 30 OCAC Art Reception 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Become a Member

Enjoy the benefits of being an OCHS member!

  • Subscription to our Quarterly Newsletter
  • Members only email updates
  • Free access to our research room
  • 10% off in OCHS bookshop
  • Discount on select events and programs
  • Reciprocal admission to over 460 museums
  • Care for our vast collections

Search Records by Surname

We have a limited number of records online available for search.

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