Call For 2023 PACNY Award Nominations

PACNY is excited to announce it’s call for nominations for the 2023 Annual Awards Ceremony On Sunday, November 12th at 3pm at the Bellevue Country Club at 1901 Glenwood Ave, Syracuse, NY. In an effort to streamline the nomination process, PACNY has moved to an online submission form. It can be accessed here.  Please submit nominations no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27th, 2023. Any questions can be sent to

There will be reception after the ceremony with light Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

We hope to see you there!

Saturday, October 28th. 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.  

Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave, Oneida, NY 13421, USA

In honor of New York State History Month, PACNY members are welcome to join us for an outside, guided architecture and historic preservation tour of the Oneida Community Mansion House! 

Led by Tom Guiler, Director of Museum Affairs, and Mike Colmey, Director of Buildings and Grounds, this tour delves into the architectural history of the Mansion House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Get exclusive access to our 10 year, 10 million dollar historic preservation effort at the Mansion House.

Tour will run outside, rain-or-shine, and weather-appropriate clothing is recommended along with comfortable walking shoes. If inclement weather prevents an outside tour, a modified, interior tour of the Mansion House will run instead.   

This event is exclusively available for members of PACNY and is free with a suggested donation of $10 to the OCMH. All proceeds will go towards our ongoing historic preservation work. Space is limited, to register, email 

Historic Canastota Crawl

Saturday, October 14th at 11:30 am, join Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz on a walking tour of historic Canastota in partnership with the Canastota Canal Museum, Canastota Public Library and the Preservation Association of Central NY. Learn about the storied history of the community through its historic structures as Urtz explores the changes that shaped Canastota throughout its existence, including the impact of the Erie Canal on its social and architectural fabric and a series of fires that forever changed the built landscape of the village. 

The tour will conclude near the award winning Erie Canal Brewing Company, where guests are welcome to join Urtz following the event for a brief Q&A. (Note: drinks and food are not included in the admission cost.)

The tour will meet at 122 Canal Street and will run rain or shine. If severe weather prevents the tour on Saturday, an email will be sent out the morning of, and a backup date of Sunday, October 15th at 11:30 am has been confirmed. The walk is approximately .5 miles and will take around 90-minutes. Comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella are recommended.   

Due to limited space on this tour, reservations are recommended. Tickets for members of either PACNY or the Canastota Canal Town Museum are free and $12 for the general public and can be reserved here LINK [add once live]. All proceeds will benefit the Canastota Canal Town Museum, Canastota Public Library and the Preservation Association of CNY.

For information on how to become a member of PACNY, visit LINK

For information on how to become a member of the Canastota Canal Town Museum, visit LINK