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William G. Pomeroy Foundation Logo
Published January 31, 2023 | State History

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

he next regional round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s New York State Historic Marker Grant Program is now open. Markers funded through the program commemorate historic people, places, things or...

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Published January 31, 2023 | State History

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

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the nation’s leading funder of historic markers, is accepting online applications for grants that will cover the entire cost of historic markers that highlight iconic...

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Published January 26, 2023 | State History

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

A new program of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation will draw attention to the history that is embedded in the route of the Great American Rail-Trail. A series of...

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Published January 24, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the DHPSNY website.

We're excited to announce that applications are open for our Planning & Assessment Services, and the next submission deadline is Friday, March 10, 2023. Conducted in-person or...

Museum Association of New York Logo
Published January 20, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the MANY website.

MANY has received a Regrowth and Capacity grant of $10,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts as well as $49,500 in Support for Organizations in FY 2023. ...

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Published January 20, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Humanities New York website.

On October 18th, Humanities New York hosted its fourth annual “History and the American Imagination” event with poet and prison reform advocate Reginald Dwayne Betts and Nicole R. Fleetwood, Professor of Media,...

New Netherland Institute Logo
Published January 19, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a New Netherland Institute newsletter.

NNI and the New Amsterdam Project of the New-York Historical Society are happy to announce the joint production of a monthly program.  Through vibrant conversations with...

Chenango County Historical Society
Published January 19, 2023 | State History

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

The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS), the area’s premier heritage museum, recently announced grant awards totaling $50,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support...

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum
Published January 17, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum press release.

The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) in Peterboro NY announces its third Black History Matters series which will be released at midnight...

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Published January 12, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in an AASLH newsletter.

The fifth annual American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) “National Visitation Survey for History Organizations” is now accepting responses! This yearly research effort provides the...

National Endowment for the Humanities Logo
Published January 10, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Endowment for the Humanities website.

Congratulations to the New York State grantees!

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $28.1 million in grants for ...

Northern Slavery Collective Conference Flyer
Published January 10, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance.

The Northern Slavery Collective (NorSC) is a cohort of museums and historic sites rethinking their current narratives by including the stories of enslaved and free people who lived and worked on these...

Archives Partnership Trust Logo
Published January 6, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in an Archives Partnership Trust newsletter.

The award-winning New York Archives Magazine is expanding to include a new Jr! educational insert and other related enhancements thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Robert David Lion...

Underground Railroad Chautauqua County NY Logo
Published January 4, 2023 | State History

The film Underground Chautauqua: Three Freedom Trails premiered at the Fredonia Opera House on November 10, 2022. Produced as a public service, the film is now available at YouTube by typing its title at the app.

Showcasing the...

African American Archive of Columbia County Logo
Published December 29, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the African American Archive of Columbia County website.

We're so excited to share the Archive's latest achievement! Last summer we teamed up with the Columbia County Historical Society to...

Gotham Center for New York City History
Published December 29, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the GothamEd website.

During the Gilded Age, collectors and patrons made New York City the headquarters for art in the United States and the world. In this course, we will discuss the exploits of these tastemakers and the fruits of their...

Institute for Thomas Paine Studies
Published December 29, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies website.

In the sixth and final episode of Season Two of the ITPS Podcast on Indigenous Public History, I speak with Heather Bruegl. We talk about her dynamic career as a public historian from her current...

Lake George Battlefield Alliance Logo and Warren County Historical Society Logo
Published December 6, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared in Lake George Battlefield Alliance press release.

The Lake George Battlefield Park Alliance and the Warren County Historical Society are joining with Fort Ticonderoga to present an evening program on Monday, December 19 devoted to Henry Knox and...

Cayuga County Seal
Published December 6, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on The Citizen website.

What do Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train and a Bible he once owned, a noted Mormon church leader who founded Salt Lake City, and a mincemeat company have in common?

All were commemorated with four roadside markers...

New York Council on the Arts logo
Published December 1, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the NYSCA website.

Congratulations to the museums and historical societies who will receive 2023 NYSCA funding! The full list of grantees can be seen here.

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