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"Let 'Em Know You're There: The Story of Big Jim and the Triple Double," a Readily Apparent Media film in partnership with OHA, Wins Emmy® Award For Best "Sports - One Time Special"
Published October 4, 2019 | State History
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SYRACUSE, NY (October 1st, 2019) -- The Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) and Readily Apparent Media are proud to announce that its film, Let 'Em Know You're There: The Story of Big Jim and the Triple Double

HISTORY CENTER ANNOUNCES 2019 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR  MARY PAT CONNORS
Published October 4, 2019 | State History

The Oneida County History Center has named Mary Pat Connors 2019 Volunteer of the Year. Volunteers, such as Mary Pat, are an invaluable asset to the community and essential to the daily operation and long-term care of the History Center.  Mary Pat was chosen for her exceptional contributions to...

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Published September 27, 2019 | State History

WASHINGTON, DC—The National Park Service, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts, ...

Underground Railroad Consortium NYS Award Photo
Published September 27, 2019 | State History

Congratulations to Peterboro Heritage and the Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State (URCNYS) for receiving the Robert G. Stanton Award. At the national Underground Railroad training event held at Niagara University in Niagara Falls September 11 – 14, the Underground Railroad...

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Published September 13, 2019 | State History

Congratulations to the New York recipients of Federal Grants from The Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Games For Change
205 E. 42nd St., 20th Fl.,
New York, NY 10017

Games for Change will partner with eight museums to create replicable approaches for...

NYS Council for the Social Studies Logo
Published September 13, 2019 | State History

Social Studies Councils throughout New York State are hosting conferences this fall, so don't miss the opportunity to learn and share with colleagues in your region. Register today!

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Published August 8, 2019 | State History

Wyoming County Historian Cindy Amrhein creates an annual summer program with the intent of getting more people to enjoy the many museums in Wyoming County.  This year's program consists of a Wyoming History Gnome scavenger hunt.  For a $20 donation to help keep local history alive, each...

Consider the Source Online Image
Published August 5, 2019 | State History

Partnership with National Council of History Education Launched

Thanks to our donors, the Archives Partnership Trust received a $100,000 matching grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation (RDLG) for Consider the Source Online: Teaching with Historical Records Project....

The Historians Podcast
Published August 5, 2019 | State History

Bookhound bookstore owner Dan Weaver talks about his new booklet "The Willigee Negroes: Sir William Johnson, Sir Peter Warren and an 18th Century Free Black Community in the Mohawk Valley.” ...

The Historians Podcast
Published July 29, 2019 | State History

Colonie town historian Kevin Franklin explains the historic importance of Schuyler Flatts, now a town park between Menands and Watervliet but previously a home of the prominent Schuyler family. ...

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Published July 22, 2019 | State History

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission, a branch of the National Archives and Records Administration, announced the award of a Public Engagement with Historic Records Grant of $132,946 to The History Center in Tompkins County in support of HistoryForge, a dynamic way to...

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Published July 10, 2019 | State History

The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us for a Special Tour of

"Shanks Legacy" 
The New Exhibition at the Orangetown Historical Museum

When: Sunday, July 21, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm
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2007 Management team
Published July 9, 2019 | State History

NORWICH, N.Y. – For four generations, the I.L. Richer Company was the oldest privately-owned feed business in the Northeast. Learn more about this highly-respected company during “A History of the I.L. Richer Company” as the Chenango County Historical Society’s (CCHS) popular “Third Thursday”...

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Published July 9, 2019 | State History

Post Created by the New York State Library.

The world experienced the July 20, 1969 moon landing in different ways; either sitting in front of a television screen, listening to fuzzy radio broadcasts, or seeing the words "Man on the Moon" in big bold type face across the front...

The Historians Podcast
Published July 8, 2019 | State History

Now playing on The Historians Podcast: Episode 273-Bob Cudmore has stories about the Charleston Historical Society, Adirondack YMCA Camp Agaming and a Washington D.C. area physician’s memories of Amsterdam, N.Y. ...

Lakes to Locks Passage Logo
Published July 8, 2019 | State History

 

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, Lakes to Locks Passage, Inc. will be hosting a public informational meeting from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM for the Champlain Bridge Roadway Improvements Project. The meeting will be held at the Crown Point State Historic Site Pavilion, see Public...

New Netherland Institute
Published July 8, 2019 | State History

The New Netherland Institute (NNI) invites you to attend 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.

Our annual dinner will be on the evening of the conference (Oct. 5) at Coppola's...

The Historians Podcast
Published July 1, 2019 | State History

A long stretch of New York’s Mohawk River became a canal in the early 1900s.  Bridge dams made that possible and are still in use today.  Michael Riley, author of the book “Bridge Dams on the Mohawk: David A. Watt’s Marvelous Creation,” is the guest on this week’s Historians Podcast. ...

ReImagine the Canal logo
Published July 1, 2019 | State History

The Rockefeller Institute of Government will launch a series of community engagement sessions throughout July for Reimagine the Canals, a state-sponsored initiative to identify new uses for the Erie Canal and reimagine this historic waterway for the 21st century.  

The initiative,...

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