The Cazenovia School of Town (Tower) Clock Makers 1820-1875

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cazenovia Public Library will host a special presentation by researcher and author Russ Oechsle on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room. Oechsle is a long-time researcher of upstate New York clocks and clock makers. He is the author/co-author of multiple books, as well as numerous articles and presentations on the subject. He has also held leadership positions in several groups and organizations dedicated to the study of American clocks. His upcoming presentation is titled “The Cazenovia School of Town (Tower) Clock Makers 1820-1875.”

Oechsle will explore the history of clock making in Cazenovia, highlighting the careers of several local craftsmen, including Jehiel Clark, a jeweler, goldsmith, silversmith, and Cazenovia’s first clockmaker.

All events at the Cazenovia Public Library are free and open to the public. For more information, call 315-655-9322 or visit