New CHS Publications

CHS now has a couple of new publications that we’re selling.  The first is an updated version of the History of Oswego County.  Packed full of revisions, we are selling hard cover volumes for $20 and paperback volumes for $10.  An additional $3.00 for postage and handling is required. Also available is the last volume of […]


First Speaker Announced

Our first speaker announced for the 2016 CHS Lecture Series is Jim Farfaglia.  Jim will be speaking about his book Voices in the Storm, Stories from the Blizzard of ’66 50 years after this epic weather event.  Mr. Farfagila is an accomplished author and presenter with several publications to his credit, including a personal favorite, Of the […]


Morenus Family Publication

I received the following email from Donna Morenus Murphy of Nebraska. The book she mentions contains information on some of the Morenus ancestors in the Cleveland area.  Thank you Donna.   I wanted to tell you as I was searching on Roots Web yesterday, I found that the W.F. Smith book “Marinus-Mereness-Morenus Family” is now […]


Asa Kent Jennings

Who was Asa Jennings? This was the question I asked myself as I began to read the dust jacket of Lou Ureneck’s recent release, The Great Fire: One American’s Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century’s First Genocide. Everything I knew of the man consisted of a single fact, he was a former clergyman […]