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AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS

2021

2020

2019

  • Tompkins Center for History & Culture receives the "Downtown Ithaca Nonprofit of the Year" award from the Downtown Ithaca Alliance. 

2018

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THE DEWITT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

2002

  • National Education Association of New York recognizes the DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County New York for their work at the Eight Square Schoolhouse - Preserving Public Education's History, Celebrating Our Present, Shaping our Future
  • Executive Chamber Citation from the State of New York Governor's office in recognition of the Eight Square Schoolhouse's 175th anniversary

1998

  • Peggy Hubbell receives the first "Keeper of the Past" award from the DeWitt Historical Society for her work in preserving Enfield's cemeteries. 

1990

  • The DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County is the recipient of the 1990 New York State Governor's Arts Award.  Established in 1966 the New York State Governor's Arts Awards recognizes significant contributions to artistic life in the State of New York, these awards are administered by the New York State Council on the Arts

1984

1971

  • William Heidt, local historian and DeWitt Historical Society curator receives Ithaca Journal "Man of the Year" award. Heidt was a typesetter at the Ithaca Journal for 25 years before retiring in 1954, and became a volunteer curator at the DeWitt Historical society. Through a print shop set up in the DHS basement he printed nearly 40 pamphlets on local history. 

1970

  • William Heidt, curator at the DeWitt Historical Society, receives one of six national citations of "unusual meritorious work and leadership on behalf of local history" from the American Association for State and Local History. 

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 & Thaler/Howell 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

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