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Published September 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on Bob Cudmore's website in September, 2018.

Presidential historian David Pietrusza discusses his latest book, “TR’s Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy.” Read more...

Published September 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Erie Canalway website in September, 2018.

Do you have a project or great idea aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s legendary canals, celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, or encourage further exploration of the Erie...

Published September 7 | State History

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The William G. Pomeroy Foundation invites communities across New York State to celebrate folklore with fully funded commemorative signage through its Legends & Lore roadside marker grant program.

Launched in partnership with the New York Folklore Society, the Legends...

Published September 7 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Fort Ticonderoga website.

Open to teachers from New York, Vermont, and beyond, this day-long workshop serves as both an introduction to the History Day program and as an opportunity for experienced teachers to expand their involvement. ...

Published September 7 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Institute of Museum and Library Services website on September 5, 2018.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the launch of a new special initiative focused on building the museum field’s capacity to connect with...

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Published September 6 | State History

Press Release Issued by the United States World War One Commission, July 3, 2018.

The World War One Centennial Commission, along with the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the Society of the Honor Guard of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the American Legion, and the...

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Published September 6 | State History

A guided bus tour of Ithaca’s aviation-related sites on Friday, September 28, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., gives visitors an overview of Ithaca’s early aviation history on the eve of the centennial flight of a restored World War I-era Thomas Morse “Tommy” S4 Scout plane.

For a brief time...

Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website in August, 2018.

The Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program. Following the completion of nine 3-credit courses...

Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Abolition Hall of Fame Museum webiste.

Come visit NAHOFM at the state fair - we will have an exhibit on American Abolition!  You can find us at the Art and Home Center in the Stickley Reception Room.  The New York State Fair is an...

Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the D&H Canal Museum website.

In December 2015, the Society acquired the historic Depuy Canal House in High Falls (formerly the site of John Novi’s renowned restaurant), with financial assistance from the Open Space...

Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Onieda County History Center website in August, 2018.

The Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame, begun in 1946, has named five individuals to its 2018 Historical Hall of Fame inductee class: Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese, Utica...

Published August 10 | State History

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

The New York Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted today to hold a public hearing in October to allow comment on recent changes to the controversial Rules revisions LPC announced last...

Published August 10 | State History

The August issue of Blackwell's Almanac is now available through teh Roosevelt Island Historical Society website. Typhoid Mary and it's contribution to medical history is one of the topics covered in this issue. Read more...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida Daily Dispatch website in August, 2018.

Carolyn B. Maloney, D-12, and Tom Reed, R-23, joined the Faith and Politics Institute (FPI) to host a first-ever pilgrimage exploring the confluence of two significant freedom movements with...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the US World War One Centennial Commission website in August, 2018.

More than sixty community participants have joined the US World War I Centennial Commission’s initiative, “...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Bronx Historical Society website.

This book explores the archaeology of New York City’s borough of the Bronx by describing several recent projects that exemplify the range of current practice. Readers will find in the first chapter a short...

Published August 10 | State History

Albany

SUNY Research Foundation, Albany Outright: $49,587 [Digital Humanities Advancement Grants] Project Director: David Hochfelder; Ann Pfau (co-project director); Stacy Sewell (coproject director) Project Title: Picturing Urban Renewal Project Description: Development...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Endownment for the Humanities website in August 19th, 2018.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced ...

Published August 3 | State History

     Frances Ellen Watkins Harper will be inducted into the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at ceremonies held at 5255 Pleasant Valley Road in Peterboro NY. At 1:30 p.m. Marcia C. Robinson PhD will present a program on Harper during the afternoon...

Published August 3 | State History

This article originally appeared on Bob Cudmore's website.

 "The Historians" is a weekly audio interview podcast that features authors and other guests who discuss the rich heritage of the region and the nation. Read more...

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