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Oriskany Farmers Market every Wednesday from 2-7 pm throughout the summer.

The museum will be open during the market.

The museum will be opening late on 7/12/24 due to a wedding in the park.

The museum will open at 2:00 p.m.

2024 USS Oriskany Reunion

Coming October 6-10, 2024 to Omaha, NE!


Renew your USS Oriskany Reunion Association membership to keep up with all the details.

Registration forms and hotel details are NOW AVAILABLE! Please click here.


Located along the Oriskany Creek between the cities of Utica and Rome, Oriskany is a small village with a big history.

Village of Oriskany

The Village of Oriska was founded by the Haudenosaunee in the eighteenth century. During the nineteenth century, it became a manufacturing hub for woolens and other finished goods along the Erie Canal. Today, about 500 households call Oriskany home.

Battle of Oriskany

The Battle of Oriskany has been called the "bloodiest battle of the Revolution." Patriot forces composed of local patriots, militia and Oneida allies were ambushed by British forces and allies on August 6, 1777. Despite heavy casualties, the Patriots held the field. Today, the Oriskany Battlefield is a NY State Park & Historic Site.

USS Oriskany

The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany CV-CVA 34 was originally built for service in World War II. Although launched in the Spring of 1945, the ship wasn't commissioned until 1950 for the Korean War. Oriskany saw service again during the Vietnam War and was decommissioned for the last time in 1976. In 2006, the vessel became an artificial reef off the coast of Pensacola, FL.


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