LifeLong Learning Program- The Oneida Community Mansion House: A Cultural Treasure in Our Region
The Oneida Community Mansion House, founded in 1848 as a utopian community, has a rich social, historical, and religious history– it is a cultural treasure in our region, recognized as a National Historic Landmark.
Facilitator: Susan Belasco is Professor Emerita of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has published books and articles on a range of nineteenth-century American writers, including Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Walt Whitman. Susan is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Oneida Community Mansion House where she also volunteers as a tour guide.
*Session One (September 10) will take place at the Hamilton Public Library. Session Two (September 17) will take place at the Oneida Community Mansion House. LLP will have two 12-passenger vans transporting people to the Oneida Community Mansion Housefor the tour. Vans will leave the Hamilton community parking lot behind the public library at 2pm, arriving for a tour of the Mansion House at 2:30 pm. Attendees are also welcome to provide their own transportation.
Tuesday, September 17 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Hamilton Public Library, Community Room 13 Broad St., Hamilton, NY 13346