Statewide there are many more events and programs being undertaken than we can possible list here. But the following items are presented for your information where we have received information:
Chemung Valley History Museum - November Programs
November 9th at 7:30 pm - Archaeologists from SUNY Binghamton will be at the museum to discuss their findings at the downtown Elmira arena site dig.
November 11th - Fall Family Day at Chemung Valley History Museum between 1 pm and 4 pm. Get an opportunity to find out what life might have been like for a rural family in the Chemung Valley during the early 20th century.
November 30th - Seneca Culture program for schools. Paul Stillman will portray a Seneca Indian and demonstrate Native crafts in programs at 9am, 10am, 11am, adn 12:50 pm.
The museum is located at 415 E. Water Street in Elmira.
November 9th, 11th & 30th.
For more information please call (607) 734-4167 ext. 205 or go to: http://www.chemungvalleymuseum.org
Researching New York 2000: A Conference on New York's History
Researching New York provides a forum for the exploration of New York State's rich and diverse history. It brings together researchers, archivists, librarians, public historians, museum curators, Web site creators, and documentarians-emphasizing the integral relationship between researchers and resources.
This conference is being sponsored by The Department of History & The History Graduate Student Organization, University at Albany - State University of New York and The New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust.
November 16 and 17, 2000.
For more information go to:http://nystatehistory.org/researchny/
"Selling Time: The Movement to Standardize Time in America" - New York State Library
Ian R. Bartky, Ph.D. will present a talk with slide illustrations on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the New York State Library on Madison Avenue in Albany.
Dr. Bartky will show slides and talk about the people and politics involved in the effort to standardize time in the United States, which led to the invention of synchronized, self-winding clocks as well as to the distribution of precise time signals from the U.S. Naval Observatory via the nation's telegraph lines. The public is invited.
The State Library is located on the seventh floor of the Cultural Education Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany.
For more information call (518)474-2274 or go to:http://www.nysl.nysed.gov
The Knox Trail Website - A Guide to the Trail Markers
The State Museum created this website as a field guide to the 56 Knox Trail monuments erected by the State in 1926 between Fort Ticonderoga and Boston to commemorate the 1776 winter expedition that brought cannon to General Washington, forcing the British evacuation of the city.
Designed as a History Month - 2000 project, this website is an outgrowth of the State Historic Marker Program which the State Museum manages and is intended to promote heritage-based travel.
On line all year.
For more information go to:http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/srv/k
Purple Mountain Press - Lecture Series
Vincent Dacquino, author of SYBIL LUDINGTON: THE CALL TO ARMS, at Carmel Historical Soc. at Mahopac Library, 8 pm on the 10th; at DAR of Catskill at Leeds Church, 1:30 pm on the 11th; SAR Academy, Riverdale, 3:30 pm on the 14th, and DAR of Peekskill at Montrose Free Library, 1:30 pm on the 17th.
Esterita Blumberg, author of REMEMBER THE CATSKILLS: TALES BY A
RECOVERING HOTELKEEPER, at Temple Adath Israel, Riverdale, 8:00 pm on the 29th.
Diane Galusha, author of LIQUID ASSETS: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY'S
WATER SYSTEM, at Friends of the Library, Binghamton Public Library, Foundry
Branch, noon on the 8th; Sullivan Co. Historical Soc. Museum, Hurleyville, 7:30 pm on the 13th; and Mid-Hudson Chapter, American Soc. of Mechanical Engineers,
Williams Lake Resort, Rosendale, 7:15 pm on the 14th.
Various dates all month.
For more information go to: Wray Rominger at Purple Mountain Press at firstname.lastname@example.org
The John Jay Homestead - Exhibit on Slavery
The John Jay Homestead, State Historic Site in Katonah, NY has a special
exhibit on slavery for the month of November. It is a traveling exhibit developed
by the Gilder Lerhman Foundation. The State Historic Site is adding a section on the Jay family's
involvement as both slave owners and abolitionists.
During month of November.
For more information call (914) 232-5651 or go to:http://nysparks.state.ny.us/hist/