News & Announcements

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The Frontenac Historical Society & Museum are pleased to announce the dedication of a historical marker recognizing former Union Springs resident, John Irving, to be held on Wednesday, July 28th at 2pm. The ceremony will be held at Irving's former home located at 13 Cayuga St. (Route 90) in Union Springs.

Irving was a Cayuga Lake schooner master, artisan and stonemason who carved the stones for the earliest buildings at Cornell University. Funding for the marker was provided by the William T. Pomeroy Foundation. All are welcome to attend.

The Frontenac Historical Society and Museum, 178 Cayuga Street, Union Springs, is excited to announce that we are reopening on Saturday, July 17, 2021. The Museum will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4pm, or by reservation by calling

(315) 889-5875. COVID protocol will be observed. As always, admission is free and donations are welcome.


Masks are required for those individuals not fully vaccinated. Each visitor will be asked to use hand sanitizer and complete a Covid-19 questionnaire for tracking purposes.


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