Lodi Historical Society, Lodi, NY

The Lodi Historical Building is listed on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places. The E. & G.G. Hook Organ No. 140 (1852) has been meticulously restored and was cited as an historic organ by the national Organ Historical Society in May 1999. The Steinway grand piano provides the necessary setting for the Visual and Performing Arts Events held each year in the acoustically superior auditorium. The Lodi Historical Building is open for tours upon request. The building seats 240 and is available for rental use such as weddings or large meetings. For information call 607-582-6401, or email info@lodihistoricalsociety.com.


Individual membership in the society is $10 a year. A life membership is $100. Your membership check payable to the Lodi Historical Society can be sent to Membership Chair, PO Box 279, Lodi NY, 14860. Your membership and/or gifts to the society are tax deductible as allowed by law and will be used to maintain and restore its structure, its Hook Tracker Organ and Steinway Piano, to support its educational, performing and visual arts, and to build its new Museum and archives.

Officers for 2014 are: Jim Covert, president; Sharon McRae, vice president; Dottie Traphagen, secretary; and Noel Clawson, treasurer. Trustees are Julie Clawson, Bob Covert, Rosemary Covert, Laura Wagner Lee, Linda Lucas, Harry McCue, Lynne Rosbaugh, Karel Titus. The trustee emerita is Carolyn Zogg.

Jim Covert can be reached at (607) 582-6401 from mid-May to mid-October, and at (613) 521-4997 during the rest of the year.