Oneida Long House Village
August 2015 – Conservation spreads the final gravel to build up the flooring.
May 2015 – The Oneida Business Committee approves for Tourism to purchase artificial bark. The bark will allow the long house to be water tight.
March 2015 – Home Depot delivers outside lumber after the shell is up.
November 2014 – Oneida Conservation crew installs the outside structural posts
October 2014 – Special thank you to Joe Miller & Stockbridge Munsee Nation for allowing Oneida to come and cut the remaining wood needed to construct the long house. Conservation Department and a few Oneida High School students cut and hauled the wood…with Joe Miller & Michelle Danforth
October 2014 – It has been a trying summer trying to order 16′ cedar posts for the outside walls of the long house. This wood is a happy site!
August 2013 – Barrons Construction will assist with the installation of the center posts. They had to bring a special drill because we were required to drill 8′ down to cement in the posts.
July 2013 – Environmental Resource board needs to approve a building form.
May 2013 – Telephone poles arrive from Minnesota. They will be our center structural beams.
August 2012 – We finally have our official plans!
January 11, 2012 – Oneida Business Committee supports purchasing logs and structural plan.
December 2011 – receive the bids to do the structural engineered plan.
September 8, 2011 – Request a CIP – unfunded.
July 2011 – Tribal Historic Preservation Officer contracts with an archaeologist to test the ground.
September 2010 – Skenadot, Ontario Provincial park shares their plans with our tribe.
August 2010 – Travel to Ganadagon, Rochester NY & Fort Stanwix to visit their long house village.
February 2010 – Wrote 1 page concept paper on building a life size long house.