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Chenango County Historical Society Logo
Published April 24 | State History

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society’s popular “Third Thursday” seasonal programming returns next month with an afternoon of celebrations, to include refreshments courtesy of NBT Bank.

A commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. on May 16 at 45...

Humanities NY Logo
Published April 17 | State History

(April 17th, 2019) Humanities New York (HNY) today announced just under $150,000 in awards to 31 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made in every region of the state, from the North Country to Long Island.

“We are proud to support the vital cultural...

William G. Pomeroy Foundation Logo
Published April 17 | State History

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation provided $1000 Professional Development Grants to 11 New York organizations to attend the Museum Association of New York (MANY)'s Annual Conference held in Cooperstown April 6-9.  The following organizations were awarded grants:
Anderson Falls Heritage...

Erie Canalway National Heritage Area Logo
Published April 17 | State History

Have you received an Erie Canalway Grant? Have you never applied for this grant, but want to learn more? Do you have funding needs that you’d like Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to consider? Staff at Erie Canalway wants to hear your feedback on how they can improve their grant program...

new netherland institute logo
Published April 2 | State History

The New Netherland Institute now offers an annual $1,000 prize for the best published article relating to the Dutch colonial experience in the Atlantic world, with a special sensitivity to New Netherland or its legacy. A committee of scholars will consider entries in the fields of history,...

Ganondagan Logo
Published March 26 | State History

Rochester, NY – Friends of Ganondagan is pleased to announced a grant award of more than $22,000from the Environmental Protection Fund’s Park and Trail Partnership Program (PTPP) to hire anassistant program manager.

“Friends of Ganondagan is extremely grateful...

Eastville Community Historical Society
Published March 26 | State History

Waterford, NY MARCH 21, 2019 -- The New York State Review Board voted unanimously to recommend the SANS Historic District for nomination to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Eastville Historical Society's executive director, Dr. Georgette L. Grier-Key traveled...

Marist College Logo
Published March 20 | State History

1969: When Woodstock Changed the World

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50th Anniversary Conference on the 60's and its Woodstock Music Festival

 
American Association for State and Local History
Published March 19 | State History

Responses Needed: What visitation trends have you seen at your site over the last few years? The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is conducting a national visitation survey  and wants your feedback! Please take five minutes to complete the survey...

Museum Association of New York
Published March 19 | State History

MANY is conducting a survey of museums in New York State to set new benchmarks, identify successes, gather concerns, and establish advocacy priorities. This is the first field-wide survey MANY has conducted since 2011. I hope you will help us gather and share critically needed data.

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NY State Edu Department Logo
Published March 19 | State History

Don Wildman of the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum”

to Participate in Awards Ceremony

Over 100 Capital Region students will compete in the annual ...

National Park Service Logo
Published March 19 | State History

HYDE PARK, NEW YORK – The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, The Eleanor
Roosevelt National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Martin Van Buren
National Historic Site recorded more than 548,000 visitors in 2018.

In 2018, the sites...

Published March 19 | State History

LONG ISLAND’S LEGACIES FROM SLAVERY TO CIVIL RIGHTS
EXAMINING FREEDOM AND EQUALITY IN THE 21st CENTURY

A two-part symposium marking the arrival of the first Africans in Jamestown
which influenced the nation. This year Virginia commemorates the 400th
Anniversary of the...

Omohundro Institute Logo
Published March 19 | State History

Proposals are now being accepted for the Omohundro Institute 2019-2020 colloquium series

The OI sponsors four or five colloquia a semester in order to discuss a variety of projects in progress. While graduate students are warmly encouraged to attend all colloquia,...

The New Netherland Institute
Published March 13 | 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...

New York Historical Society Women and American Story
Published March 13 | State History
Women & the American Story
Available for Free Online

Did you know only 13 percent of historical figures in US history textbooks are women? Through our award-winning education team and innovative ...

Marist College Logo
Published March 13 | State History

Marist to Hold Conference on the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival and Its Lasting Impact

Bethel Woods Museum
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New York State Museum
Published March 5 | State History

 

Saturday, March 23, 2019
$10 Registration Fee

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Clinton County Historical Association
Published February 26 | State History

The Clinton County Historical Association is pleased to announce the officers and members of the CCHA Board of Trustees for 2019.  Officers are: Geri Favreau, President; Jerry Gagnier, Vice-President; William D. Laundry, Treasurer; and Jan Couture, Secretary. Trustees are: Sue Coffey; John...

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