Historian Notes

Greetings and Happy (Belated) New Year! 

2017 is a huge year for History in New York State.  Throughout the year we are celebrating several important and exciting anniversaries including the 200th anniversary of the beginning of construction of the Erie Canal, the 100th...

Artifact NY

Coming Soon: Artifact|NY!  

Artifact|NY is a social media campaign that promotes the permanent collections of New York State museums, historical associations, and cultural institutions. The campaign will feature images of artifacts from permanent collections and the fascinating stories behind these artifacts.

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