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Published April 18 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Onondaga Historical Association website in April, 2018.

The 2018 will be awarded to three individuals: Michael Moss for his work preserving and advancing the history of Syracuse’s Jewish community; Alissa Viti...

Published April 18 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Pomeroy Foundation website in April, 2018.

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has launched our newest grant program to promote cultural tourism and commemorate the history of transportation canals in the United States.

Markers must be...

Published April 18 | State History

This article originally appeared on the NBC website on April 11, 2018.

Teacher Tracy Edwards and her Capital Region Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES, New Vision: Law and Government class are working on an unexpected project that has the high school seniors...

Oneida County History Center
Published April 11 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida County History Center website in April, 2018.

The Oneida County History Center raised over $24,000 during our 13th annual telethon held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6:30-8:00pm. The thelethon was broadcast live on WUTR-TV from the history...

Published April 11 | State History

The Village of Ames Museum will be hosting a series of Open Houses in 2018 on the following dates:

April 14             9:00am – 3:00pm
May 5                9:00am – 3:00pm
June 16             9:00am – 3:00pm
July 7                 9:00am – 3:00pm
August 11...

Stefan Bielinski with Tantillo Painting
Published April 5 | State History

Community Historian Stefan Bielinski pointing out the Albany waterfront in 1787 as depicted in a painting by historical artist Leonard F. Tantillo

Providing comprehensive historical services for almost two...

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Published April 4 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Institute of Museum and Library Services Website on March 29, 2018.

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced that 80...

Onondaga Historical Association
Published April 4 | State History

This article first appeared on syracuse.com in April, 2018.
On Saturday, March 24th at Onondaga Community College, students from across Central New York competed in CNY Region History Day, facilitated by......

Old Fort Niagara Volunteers
Published April 4 | State History

This article first appeared on the Old Fort Niagara website in April, 2018
Old Fort Niagara recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and recognized James and Cheryl Brown of Lockport, NY, as the "2017 Volunteers of the Year." This annual event pays homage......

Published April 3 | State History

The Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center are seeking proposals for the Conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley, Saturday, July 14, 2018. The conference will be held at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston...

Oneida County History Center
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on the Rome Sentinel website in March, 2018
The Oneida County History Center has been awarded a $2,450 facility improvement grant from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. The funding will be used to......

Erie Canalway
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on the website on the Erie Canalway website in March, 2018. 
Seven education and recreation projects will get off the ground this year with funding support from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The grants are aimed......

Schenectady County Historical Society
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on The Daily Gazette website on March 22, 2018. 
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced Thursday it has awarded a $2,200 grant to the historical society to promote historic boat rides......

Upper New York United Methodist
Published March 27 | State History

This article first appeared on the Upper New York United Methodist Historical Society website on the March, 2018. 
The Upper New York United Methodist Historical Society (UNY-UMHS) announces a new publication UNY Historical News & Views for which Methodist-related......

GVSHP Logo
Published March 21 | State History

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation will be offering a number of events celebrating Women's History Month. Events will celebrate notable women from Greenwich Village, as well as East Village and Noho. For more information...

West Point Chain
Published March 14 | State History

By: Sue Gardner
Town of Warwick Deputy Historian

Hidden Forge

It was a complete secret.  So of course most people in Warwick would have known about it.  The community kept that secret and a key turning point in the Revolutionary War was achieved.

These...

The Revolution of '28
Published March 13 | State History

Historian Robert Chiles' new book The Revoluton of '28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal explores the career of New York governor and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith. Chiles uncovers a distinctive strain of American progressivism that...

Dorothy Heller
Published March 1 | State History

By: Dorothy Heller, Town of Clay Historian

Dorothy's Remebering Clay Articles regularly appear on the Town of Clay website HERE

Donald Thompson, History Teacher, organized and instructed the digs and acquired...

Dorothy Heller
Published March 1 | State History

By: Dorothy Heller, Town of Clay Historian

Dorothy's Remebering Clay Articles regularly appear on the Town of Clay website HERE

It doesn’t seem possible it has been 20 years since we were digging up artifacts from...

Gerald Smith Photo
Published February 27 | State History

Broome County Historian Gerald Smith was chosen by the New York Academy of History to receive the 2018 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Service in New York History.  The award is named in honor of Governor Herbert H. Lehman and is part of the Academy's mission to promote and honor...

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