Join DanShumway to explore the brewing history of OneidaCounty from the early 1800s to around 2010. This fascinating talk will focus onbreweries in Utica, but will also cover Rome, Boonville, Westmoreland, OriskanyFalls, and Waterville. Major events, such as fires, deaths, and prohibition, andother interesting stories will be shared. You’ll also get the chance to viewand discuss cans, bottles, and artifacts from Dan’s extensive personalcollection.

Dan Shumwayis the local expert on brewing and beer history Oneida County and Central NewYork. He is the author of two books Utica Beer and Central New YorkBeer. He is a 41-year member of the Beer Can Collectors of America,president of the Officer Suds Chapter of the BCCA in Utica, and a member of theEastern Coast Breweriana Association, American Breweriana Association, and theHerkimer County Historical Society. He plans to continue his research and towrite more books in the future.