Founded in 1914, the Tioga County Historical Society is an educational organization which collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Tioga County, New York. The Society facilitates access to our collections and programs to promote education for members, residents of Tioga County, and the general public, including students, scholars, tourists and visitors. TCHS is comprised of a museum, research library, genealogical archive, and a historic carriage house. We are located in the historic Village of Owego, NY on the banks of the Susquehanna River.
We must raise the majority of our operating expenses through memberships, donations, and fundraisers. Membership allows TCHS to provide exhibits, programming, research, and educational opportunities to support our mission. As a member, your benefits include free admission to the Museum and special events as well as free use of the research library and access to our extensive genealogy archive.
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Donate the deposit $ from your returnable
bottles and cans
The Museum has partnered with Neighborhood Redemption Center, located at 763 State Route 17C in Owego and 2 Badger Ave in Endicott. When you drop off your returnable bottles and cans and mention the Tioga County Historical Society the Museum will receive your 6 cents per item. No need to count the items as well, just drop them off and identify the Museum as the beneficiary. Help the environment and help the Museum save the past for the future. Thanks so much – we’re counting on you to do your part.