Welsh heritage subject of history center event

Published Nov 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

Join the Oneida County History Center and the St. David’s Society of Utica to celebrate Welsh heritage in Oneida County at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the center’s main gallery.

Learn about the history of Welsh settlers in Oneida County and Welsh-American culture in the region today.

This interactive celebration features a presentation on Wales and Welsh settlers, a teacake cooking demonstration and advice on researching Welsh ancestry. Enjoy an afternoon filled with history, recipes and traditional costumes.

The St. David’s Society of Utica is dedicated to preserving the Welsh heritage of central New York through the promotion of activities that are unique to Welsh culture and supporting efforts to preserve contributions made by Welsh-Americans in this area. Membership is open to anyone of Welsh heritage and those interested in Welsh culture. Admission to this program is free ; donations are encouraged. Contact the center at 315-735-3642 or visit www.oneidacountyhistory.org or Facebook.com page for additional information.