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Historical Society of Rockland County Journal Cover
Published February 19 | State History

Vol. 63, No. 1; JANUARY–MARCH 2019

IN THIS ISSUE

Memories of a Farm on Ackertown Road
Laurie Hopp Rindskopf was born in Brooklyn but...

William G. Pomeroy Foundation
Published February 19 | State History

William G. Pomeroy Foundation® Opens New Grant Round for NYS Marker Program

 

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has officially opened the next grant round of its NYS Historic Marker Grant Program, which commemorates historic people, places or things during...

Tide Church photo, mid-1930s
Published February 13 | State History

Aristides "Tide" Church, circa 1930

 

The Town of Penfield is situated in eastern Monroe County. The Irondequoit Creek flows through town and was an asset to its  development. In the early 1800s, mills and other early industries flourished along a one mile stretch of...

New York Times Alligator Story
Published February 11 | State History

Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione has published new research on the origins of the alligator in the sewer "myth." His research can be read here

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Published February 7 | State History

From April to June of this year, the New Netherland Institute will present the 2019 Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck Lecture Series, which will comprise 10 lectures on various aspects of New Netherland, each at a different venue from New York City to the Capital Region.

The first in the series...

Long Island Historical Societies
Published February 5 | State History

SOUTHAMPTON, NY. Reflecting the expansion of its services and territory, the Association of Suffolk County Historical Societies (ASCHS) has officially changed its name to Long Island Historical Societies. Permission for the name change and territory was recently received from the New York State...

Historic Hudson Valley
Published February 5 | State History

The Women’s History Institute of Historic Hudson Valley is pleased to offer Summer Research Fellowships to support college and graduate students engaged in scholarly research connected to the women who shaped the culture and chronicle of the Hudson River Valley.

This opportunity offers...

William G. Pomeroy Foundation
Published February 5 | State History

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation® is pleased to announce the official launch of two new historic marker programs. They are:

  • The 
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Published February 5 | State History

The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for our 42nd Annual Conference, which will be hosted by the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York on October 5, 2019. The program committee welcomes proposals on any aspect of the...

Published February 1 | State History

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced a paid historical research internship for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate degree program students, or those who have earned their degree in the past three months.  Information on the internship can be found below:

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Historical Society of Rockland County
Published January 29 | State History

29th Preservation Awards-Call for Nominations

The Historical Society of Rockland County is proud to host the annual Rockland County Executive's Historic Preservation Merit Awards, now in their 29th year. These awards, presented during National...

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Published January 29 | State History

Awards to honor projects, organizations, individuals and publications that exemplify excellence in historic preservation.

The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards...

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Published January 29 | State History

Exhibition at The Museum of Bronx History: A History of the Bronx Latino

Utilizing its photographic and research collections, The Bronx County Historical Society has installed its exhibition, A History of The Bronx Latino, at the Museum of Bronx...

George Washington Symposium Banner for Fort Plain
Published January 29 | State History

The Fort Plain Museum Presents The First Annual George Washington's Birthday Symposium

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:15 AM to 3:30 PM
Held at The Fulton-Montgomery...

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Published January 29 | State History

                                                                                     

Ganondagan Hosts 16th Annual Native American Winter Games, Free to the Public

A variety of traditional indoor

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Onondaga Historical Association logo
Published January 22 | State History

SYRACUSE, NY (January 18th, 2019)- The Onondaga Historical Association (OHA), Central New York Region History Day facilitators, is accepting projects for the competition on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at OCM BOCES in Syracuse. 

Students from grades 6th through 12th from Onondaga

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Published January 15 | State History

Festivals and events draw millions of people to canal communities and the Canal System each year for fun, recreation, history, music, local food, and natural beauty. The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, in partnership with NYS Canal Corporation, is offering sponsorships of up to $500...

Published January 15 | State History
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Recruiting Heritage Ambassadors!

 

Published January 15 | State History

Association of Suffolk County Historical Societies

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January 31, 8:30 to 3:30 pm...

History Sports Flyer
Published January 11 | State History

SPORTS ARE A VIBRANT PART OF THE HISTORY AND CULTURE OF NEW YORK STATE. New York is home to some of the most famous teams and venues in the nation including Madison Square Garden, the Buffalo Bills, Watkins Glen International and so many more. The New York State Museum has a small collection of...

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