HERITAGE CENTER & MUSEUM

BACKGROUND

The Little Italy Endicott Heritage Museum in conjunction with the Amos Patterson Museum is celebrating the history of immigrants who settled in the Northside area of Endicott, the exhibits acknowledge the contributions of people who helped build this community.

Displays giving an overview of the history of Little Italy and Endicott Johnson, are joined with exhibits depicting the home, work, and leisure pursuits of the new Americans. Of special note is the 250 pound EJ Really “Big Shore”. It was crafted by Endicott-Johnson workers in the late 1920’s as a promotional item to be shown in EJ retail outlets. Also, there is a acknowlegement to many individuals who were born and raised to many individuals who were born and raised here including politicians, writers, artists, and athletes. There is also a genealogy lab where visitors may explore their own family tree.

ITALIAN HERITAGE

The life of the early immigrants in Endicott is vastly different than what we know today. The Little Italy Endicott Heritage Center showcases the everyday life of an immigrant household at the turn of the century and the daily routinge of home, work, and leisure.

LOCAL INFLUENTIAL PERSONALITIES

Endicott and the surrounding area has been home to many of the individuals that have influenced the life we know of today. The Little Italy Endicott Heritage Center pays homage to individuals that have influenced the life we know of today. The Little Italy Endicott Heritage Center pays homage to individual that have had a local, state or national influence on the community in which we live. Some of the individuals that have been born and raised in the area surrounding Endicott, NY include:

  • Johnny Logan
  • Richard Karl
  • Martin Dardis
  • Ronald Luciano
  • Thomas Libous
  • Donna Lupardo
  • Johnny Hart
  • Camille Anna Pagila
  • John Bertoni
  • Mario Paniccia
  • Marion Corino
  • Felix Roma

VOLUNTEER / TAKE A TOUR

We are in need of volunteers to assist us in making the Little Italy Endicott Heritage Center and Museum a success, and in turn, showcase our heritage. If you would like to volunteer or request a tour of the museum, please contact Jim Fye @ 607-727-9777