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Published December 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Landmarks Conservancy website in December, 2018.

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has been a leader in preserving, restoring, and reusing New York City’s architectural legacy for more than 45 years. The Moses Awards are the...

Published December 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Clinton County Historical Society website.

The Clinton County Historical Association Museum, 98 Ohio Avenue, will be closed December 19, 20, 21, 27, 28 and January 2. The museum will be open from 10 am to 3 pm December 22, 26 and 29 and...

Published December 7 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Saving Places website in December, 2018.

Grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund are designed to advance ongoing preservation activities for historic places such as sites,...

Published November 30 | State History

    This article was written by Bill Jeffway, Executive Director of Dutchess County Historical Society

     The identification of “lost” African American burial grounds is not limited to downtown Manhattan.  In examining a more complete history of the Dutchess County town of...

Published November 30 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Museum Association of New York website in November, 2018.

Robert K. Cassetti, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement, Corning Museum of Glass, completed service on the Board of Directors of the Museum Association of New York in...

Published November 30 | State History

Vol. 62, No. 4; OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

IN THIS ISSUE

Two Sneden Families or One? 
Alice Gerard, author, community activist and municipal historian of Palisades, has a long list of books to her name, as well as several articles...

Published November 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Humanities New York website.

In each of Humanities NY's Reading & Discussion Programs, participants read a series of thematically linked texts over the course of four, five, or six sessions. At each session, participants come together...

Published November 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York website.

We will be launching our annual Statewide Constituent Needs Survey on Monday, October 29. This important survey was developed for collecting institutions...

Published November 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society website.

Please join the NYG&B for an exclusive guided tour of the Netherlands April 7-13, 2019. This tour includes a group guide for the five-day tour, hotel and breakfast each day, travel...

Published November 9 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York City Cultural Affairs website.

In FY19 the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) will continue the Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact, an initiative that supports partnerships between New York City's municipal agencies and cultural...

Published November 2 | State History

This article originally appeared in Vol. IV, No. 4 of Blackwell's Almanac.

Everyone agrees New York is an exceptionally vibrant city, a characteristic it owes to its large population, dense urban landscape, crowded public spaces and influx of people and goods from all over the...

Published November 2 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Colgate University website.

EH Summer Seminars and Institutes allow K-12 teachers an opportunity to enrich and revitalize their teaching through the study of humanities topics that bear upon K-12 education. Participants will receive a...

Published November 2 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation strongly believes that historic markers play an important role in local historic preservation by serving a dual purpose. They educate the public and foster historic...

Published November 2 | State History

This article written by Bob Cudmore was originally featured in the Schenectady Daily Gazette.

Amsterdam Strong: A Tight Knit Community

   The bits and pieces of Amsterdam’s past have been part of many of my history columns and history books through the years. 

   My...

Published November 2 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York State Archives website.

The Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) is a statewide program established by law to provide financial support and guidance to not-for-...

Published November 2 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Museum Association of New York website.

MANY’s Awards of Merit recognize outstanding and innovative programs, staff, and volunteers who have enriched New York State museums with new and remarkable projects. Any organization or individual...

Published October 26 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Rome Sentinal website on October 24, 2018.

The Rome Historical Society has been awarded with two new historic markers by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation to replace those that had long been broken and removed, officials at the historical...

Published October 26 | State History

This article was written by Stephen Sawchuk and originally appeared on the Education Week website on October 23, 2018.

In September in a room where someone had conspicuously placed a Confederate flag for at least part of the proceedings, the Texas board of education sat through...

Published October 26 | State History

This article was written by Richard Fausset and originally appeared on the New York Times website on October 18, 2018.

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The Rev. Ferrell Brown, a white pastor at a suburban Atlanta megachurch, stood on the big bald top of Stone Mountain on a warm Saturday...

Published October 26 | State History

This article was written by Dr. James D. Folts, Head of Researcher Services at the NYS Archives and originally appeared on the Historical Society of the New York Courts website on October 17th, 2018.

Archival records of New York’s Unified Court System contain unique, valuable...

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