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.
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.
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.