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William G. Pomeroy Foundation Logo
Published August 17, 2021 | State History

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

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has officially started accepting online applications for Legends & Lore marker grants beginning Monday, Aug. 16, through Monday, Oct. 11, 2021.

This...

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Published August 17, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the IMLS website.

Museums and related organizations across the United States have six opportunities in the coming months to apply for grants from the nation’s primary source of federal funding for museum services. The Institute of Museum and...

New York Landmarks Conservancy Logo
Published August 17, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Landmarks Conservancy website. 

Participate in the Landmarks Conservancy’s annual Sacred Sites Open House Photo Contest on Facebook!

Submit photo(s) of your favorite sacred site (church, mosque, synagogue, temple,cemetery,...

Bethlehem Historical Association Logo
Published August 17, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Bethlehem Historical Association Museum press release.

The Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, home of the Bethlehem Historical Association, is open Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 PM.  Come explore the exhibits...

Sharon Historical Society Logo
Published August 12, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Sharon Historical Society website.

If you would like to watch a playback of the Sharon Historical Society webinar, "Civil War Diary of Lieutenant William Hill - Signal Corp." (or any of the other webinars in our historical...

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Published August 12, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a New York Genealogical and Biographical Society newsletter.

Author Russell Shorto will launch the 2021 New York State Family History Conference with a keynote address, “The Truth about Family History,” Wednesday, September 1 at 6:30 pm ET / 3:...

Rome Historical Society Logo
Published August 11, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Rome Historical Society press release.

Rome Historical Society (RHS) is putting a call out to community members willing to share their memories of Griffiss in a video interview. RHS staff will invite the first 12...

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Published August 9, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the IMLS website.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced grant awards totaling $29,545,363 for museums across the nation to improve services to their communities.

Through the agency’s largest competitive grant program, Museums for...

Saratoga County History Roundtable Logo
Published August 6, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Saratoga County History Round Table website.

Starks Desivigna Dake was born May 9,1852. He died on November 10, 1937, at the family homestead in Middle Grove after a long illness. As stated in the Saratogian on November 11, 1937, Courageous...

Published August 6, 2021 | State History

     Afro-Americans in New York Life and History welcomes the submission of original research examining all aspects of Black life in New York State for an upcoming issue of the journal.  We seek to engage a variety of issues addressed by...

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Published August 5, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the IMLS website.

America250, the nationwide commemoration of America’s 250th anniversary in 2026 led by the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, announced...

Parks and Trails New York Logo
Published August 2, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Parks & Trails New York newsletter.

Parks & Trails New York has awarded grants totaling $900,000 to 30 non-profit "friends" organizations that steward and champion NYS parks, trails, historic sites, and public lands. 

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Rockland County Historical Society Logo
Published July 22, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Historical Society of Rockland County website.

Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Steve and Jeff...

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Published July 22, 2021 | State History

This informaiton originally appeared on the New York Almanack website.

Founded by John Warren in 2008 as The New York History Blog, the New York Almanack is updated several times per day.

In addition to our traditional focus on history, we also publish...

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Logo
Published July 22, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is proud to announce the 2021 State History Teachers of the Year. This year's winners were drawn from our most competitive field ever with...

New York Historical Society Logo
Published July 22, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New-York Historical Society website.

The New-York Historical Society presents Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era, an exhibition showcasing more than 30 rare books and manuscripts—many on public view for the first time—from...

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Published July 22, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the DHPSNY website.

In the past year and a half, as everyone abruptly shifted to experiencing the world through screens, I noticed a sudden uptick in requests for advice on large-scale digitization initiatives. As libraries, archives, and...

Chenango County Historical Society Logo
Published July 19, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Chenango County Historical Society newsletter.

The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) is seeking community feedback in order to develop activities and programs that are relevant and interesting to broader audiences. CCHS is...

Preservation League of NYS
Published July 8, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Preservation League of New York Newsletter.

Proposals are now being accepted for educational sessions at the NY Statewide Preservation Conference! The Conference will take place online November 16-18, 2021...

Published July 8, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared in a NYS Governor's Office press release.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced groundbreaking for a new entrance and gateway at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park in the Finger Lakes. Construction will realign the entry into the park...

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