Pompey Historical Society

The Township of Pompey was named after the Roman general and statesman Pompey and was established by the Commissioners of the Land Office in New York City on July 3, 1790.


In 1794, Onondaga County was formed and the four founding towns included Lysander, Manlius, Marcellus, and Pompey.

Visit the Pompey Historical Society website and learn more about our history and lore. Then attend a meeting, view an exhibit, read a publication, or participate in an educational program.

Read the 2021 Town Historian Report

Pompey One-Room Schoolhouse, circa 1857, Pompey, N.Y.

Restored in 2012, the Pompey one-room schoolhouse built circa 1857, is on the campus of the Pompey Historical Society (located at the corner of U.S. Route 20 and Pompey Center Road).

Historical Society 2021 Wall Calendar

Support the Pompey Historical Society!​

  • What? Beautiful wall calendars with current and vintage aerial images of Pompey farms.

  • How much? $10.80/each.

  • Where? Find them at Judys Country Curl, Manlius True Value, Palladinos Heritage Hill Cafe, the Pompey Town Hall, and the Pompey Historical Society Museum. Or call the Museum to order at 315.682.4729. 

Pompey, New York aerial view of farm promoting 2021 Historical Society calendar sale.