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MASK ANNOUNCEMENT

Welcome! The History Center is requiring that all visitors continue to wear masks inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture. Our visitors include young audiences and others who are unable to be vaccinated. We appreciate your respect and awareness in following our Health & Safety Protocols

PRESS COVERAGE in 2020

The History Center Exhibit Hall was closed to the public March 14th-August 12th 2020 due to covid-19 related shut-downs across New York State. Staff worked remotely throughout this period. 



Haunted History Tours offer socially-distanced version of Ithaca's spooky past

Ithaca Week - by Madison Moore

The History Center's annual Haunted History Tours, led by Sherri La Torre, are offered this year with reduced capacity.

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Pandemic Causes Funding Struggle for Local Non-Profits

WICB Ithaca Now

History Center Director Ben Sandberg discusses how his and other local non-profits are adjusting to the economic effects of the pandemic.

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Trap Door

Cornell

Trap Door is a project in collaboration with The Cherry Arts and the History Center in Tompkins County to create an original headphone walking-play based on Ithaca’s histories of the Underground Railroad and Civil Rights eras.

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HistoryForge project transcribes local census records

Ithaca Week - by Antonio Ferme

The History Center's HistoryForge project, led by Eve Snyder, is run by volunteers who transcribe local census data and make it available to the public online.

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Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

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Hours

Exhibit Hall Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm - CLOSED Sun-Tues

Cornell Local History Research Library & Archives - By appointment only. Please contact archives@thehistorycenter.net

Contact                                                 

Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to community@thehistorycenter.net

Phone: 607-273-8284

Web: thehistorycenter.net

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