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321 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-428-1864
Fax: 315-471-2133
Website: www.cnyhistory.org
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Onondaga Historical Association Coming Events

Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, November 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, November 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, November 4, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, November 4, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, November 9, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, November 9, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, November 10, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Saturday, November 10, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, November 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Sunday, November 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Price: Free


Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, Onondaga Historical Association will present an exhibit on Onondaga County's role in the Great War.

The exhibit will feature photographs, posters, uniforms, gas masks, helmets and other military accoutrements, war souvenirs, home-front conservation items, letters, diaries, and other archival material and objects. These items will illustrate the impact World War I had on Onondaga County and the world at large. The exhibit will focus on the people, places, and events at home and abroad including military personnel and units, the nurse corps, Camp Syracuse, food conservation, the Split Rock munitions explosion, and the Spanish Influenza epidemic.


Donald R. Waful: The Remarkable Life Story of a Local Syracusan

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Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Donald R. Waful has been a dedicated Syracuse citizen for nearly a century. As a young adult, he attended Syracuse University where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He enlisted in the United States army in 1941 and served overseas when the U.S. entered World War II. He met his future wife, army nurse Olga "Cassie" Casciolini, while stationed in Northern Ireland. He then served in the North African campaign where he was taken as a prisoner of war in 1942. He would remain a POW first in Italy, then in Poland, for the duration of the war. He was reunited with Cassie at the end of World War II, afterward settling in Syracuse. Don went on to have a career in insurance and served as President of the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team for 35 years. Waful has remained active in the Syracuse community, both with Syracuse University and the Chiefs baseball team.

This exhibit, designed and installed by SUNY Potsdam undergraduate student Mahala Nyberg, examinies the life of Don Waful, who is nearing 102 years old, and details his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences before and after the war in Syracuse.


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