Tours of the Historical Society will be offered on weekdays from December 8 through December 22. Reservations are required. Admission for the tour is $5 for non-members. Madison County Historical Society (MCHS) members and children 12 and under are free.

The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida. The society continues 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 Madison County’s heritage. The 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that houses the historical society’s headquarters is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places. The Madison County Historical Society and Mary King Research Library are open to the public Monday through Friday (10 am -3 pm). For more information about the Holiday tours, membership, research, or volunteering your time, please contact the Madison County Historical Society at 315.363.4136,, or by email at