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Dive Into the History of Sylvan Beach with the Oneida County History Center

Dive into Oneida Lake and Sylvan Beach history with author and local expert, Jack Henke.  Henke will talk about “The Beach” during its heyday, ~1900, sharing fun facts and photos from the past.  Henke is the author of four books about Oneida Lake history including From “The Beach” to Brewerton: Stories of Oneida Lake, and Oneida Lake: “The Only Happiness” Place Names and History.

This free online presentation takes place on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 12:30- 1:30 pm. To view the stream or for more information, please visit the event Facebook Page The Coney Island of Central NY or visit the Oneida County History Center website.

About the author: Jack Henke is a graduate of Hamilton College (BA), Brown University (MA), and Syracuse University (MSLIS).  Mr. Henke taught social studies at Brookfield Central School for 37 years, and today, serves as a reference librarian at the New Hartford Public Library

The Oneida County History Center is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving and promoting the history, heritage, and culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley. Admission to this program is free for the general public; donations are encouraged. Please contact the History Center at ochs@oneidacountyhistory.org or visit the OCHC website (www.oneidacountyhistory.org) for additional information.

Facebook Event Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1428725103980337/

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