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The History Center in Ithaca, Tompkins County New York is a must if you are exploring that area of New York. The nice new facility is easy to maneuver, has great displays and a wonderful library space for research of the area. Don't miss the...More
Tompkins Center for History & Culture is located in Bank Alley just off the Ithaca Commons. Previously the Tompkins Trust building, the architectural character of the Palladian windows, Ionic and Corinthian pilasters, and elaborate brackets under the roof are a perfect home for the diverse...More
We visited the History Center in The Commons in Ithaca last week. The staff there are wonderfully welcoming and helpful and It is a great resource for visitors to the area to learn it's history. There is so much on offer that I'll have to...More
A new home on the Commons is presently being created for the History Center, which has invited 8 other cultural organizations in Ithaca to partner with them in creating a new Center for History and Culture in the heart of downtown Ithaca.
Local and state history is the focus of The History Center. The staff are absolutely top-notch: helpful to a fault, knowledgeable, and never reluctant to refer to another source of information. I have spent hours pouring through documents and photographs; a combination of museum and...More
This is an excellent place to learn about the history of Ithaca and Tompkins county. The staff was very helpful in helping individuals seeking information about ancestors who settled in the area. One of the best historical research places that I have been in throughout...More