Did you know 

Native Americans planted corn, beans, and squash(pumpkins are in the squash family) together so that they would help each other grow.Corn provides a natural pole for the bean vines to climb.Beans provide nitrogen into the soil that benefits all. Squash(in our case pumpkin) becomes a living mulch, preventing weeds and keeping the soil wet for all three to thrive.

Join us on Tuesday, June 7 from 3-7 pm for our Plant your own Three Sisters' Garden. This FREE kid activity is again made possible thanks to Debrucque Greenhouses of Canastota who are providing a planting station where all children receive corn, bean pole and pumpkin seeds to create their very own sisters' garden. Friends of the ONeida Library will join us for storytelling from 4-6pm and passing out coloring book pages. The City of ONeida Parks and REcreation Oneida Rail Trail will also be at the market.

Phone: 315.363.4136

Email: history@mchs1900.org 

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ADDRESS

Madison County Historical Society 

435 Main Street

Oneida, NY 13421

HOURS

May 25, 2021 - August 31, 2021 Tuesdays,  3 pm - 7pm