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Albany and Central New York Sights

Cottage Lawn

  • 435 Main St. Map It
  • Oneida

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The 1849 Gothic Revival cottage, headquarters of the Madison County Historical Society, was designed by noted architect Alexander Jackson Davis. The group runs tours of the cottage, which contains seven rooms decked in period furnishings. Glassware from Canastota Glass and portraits of City of Oneida founder Sands Higinbotham and prominent abolitionist Garrett Smith are among the displays here. The building, which once belonged to Higinbotham's son Niles, includes a research

library. Out back is the Hops Barn, where exhibits explain that the region was once the center of hops production for England. The annual summer Hops Festival celebrates this heritage.

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Sight Information

Address:

435 Main St., Oneida, New York, 13421, United States

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Phone:

315-363–4136; 315-361–9735

Website: www.mchs1900.org

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Weekdays 9–4

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