The Madison County Historical Society’s Donation Auction Fundraiser is Saturday, July 12. The preview is at 5 pm with the auction following at 6 pm. Auction items have been coming in and there are many wonderful items from furniture, antiques, art and decorative objects. Thompson Appliances and Furniture has donated a brand new Sharp LED-LCD 32” TV. The society will still accept donations, so please contact us to make last minute arrangements. All items accepted for the auction are tax deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax receipt forms will be furnished when item(s) are received. Auctioneer Bradley Markowski will conduct the auction. There is no buyer’s premium.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Madison County Historical Society’s Restoration Fund. Restoration of an 1850 Gothic Revival period home is an ongoing process. So donate an item and bid high at the society’s fun fundraiser on Saturday, July 12 at the Gorman Foundation Community Center, 1081 Northside Shopping Center in Oneida. The preview is at 5 pm with the auction following at 6 pm. Food will also be available at the auction.The Madison County Historical Society is very grateful to the Gorman Foundation for allowing the historical society to hold our Donation Auction Fundraiser in their building.
For more information about the auction, please contact the Madison County Historical Society at 435 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421. Call us at 315.363.4136, or 315.361.9735, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.mchs1900.org.The New York State Board of Regents granted a charter to the Madison County Historical Society on March 29, 1900.The Madison County Historical Society’s mission is to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance the county’s heritage for the people of Madison County and those studying the county’s heritage. The society’s headquarters, Cottage Lawn, located in Oneida, is an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa designed by prominent architect Alexander Jackson Davis. Cottage Lawn is preserved and operated as a historic museum.