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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...

Published August 3 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website in July, 2018.

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation strongly believes that historic markers play an important role in local historic preservation by serving a dual purpose. They educate the public and...

Published August 3 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida County History Center website in July, 2018.

Rediscover the golden age of downtown Utica. The streets were lined with wall to wall department stores, theaters, restaurants, and much more....

Published August 3 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Arcadia Publishing website.

This is the first comprehensive historical retrospective on Las Villas of Plattekill and Ulster County ever written. Ulster County was first settled in 1652 and officially became a county in 1683. Its rural...

Published August 3 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New Netherland Institute website in July, 2018.

The 41st Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute will convene in Albany at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018. This year's title is "Conflict and Collaboration...

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Published July 30 | State History

COMMEMORATE THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1779 SULLIVAN-CLINTON CAMPAIGN WITH HISTORIC ROADSIDE MARKERS THROUGH 2029

The Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (ESSSAR) invites your organization...

Published July 27 | State History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute has named the 2018 History Teachers of the Year. The winners were selected based on their dedication to teaching American History, creativity and use of primary sources in the classroom. Read more...

Published July 27 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Museum of the City of New York website in July, 2018.

We may think of the Victorian era as a period of constraints on women’s lives, a time when middle-class ideas about femininity defined women by their roles as guardians of virtue and relegated...

Published July 27 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida County History Center website in July, 2018.

Out selfie scavenger hunt returns this August! Explore Mohawk Valley history through this interactive, county-wide scavenger hunt. Grab your camera to learn about the people, places, and...

Published July 13 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Greater Hudson Heritage Network website.

The voices and stories of those who fall outside the narrative of 'dead rich white men' are still not often heard at historic sites. We think it's time for that to change. A move to interpret historic sites...

Published July 13 | State History

"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.

Bob Cudmore is host and producer of “The Historians.” Read more...

Published July 13 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New Netherland Institute website in July 2018.

Author and museum curator Steve Jaffe chats with Steve McErleane and Russell Shorto about Jaffe's work on the "New York at Its Core" exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, a new...

Published July 13 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Friends of Women's Rights National Historical Park website in July 2018.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) is pleased to announce Convention Days 2018. In 2018, we are exploring the power of words to commemorate the 225th...

Published July 13 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Washington Post website in June 2018.

They were twins and did everything together, even in death.

Two weeks after Allied forces swept over northern France in the D-Day invasion, 19-...

Published July 6 | State History

The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Musuem will induct three abolitionists into the Hall of Fame in October of this year. The selected inductees are; Frances E. W. Harper, Laura Smith Haviland, and Reverand Samuel J. May Jr. 

To celebrate the induction there will be a ceremony on...

Published July 6 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York State Education Department website on July 5th, 2018.

The New York State Museum announced that an 18th-century Native American tomahawk gifted to Cornplanter, the respected Seneca leader, by President George Washington in 1792 has...

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Published July 2 | State History

Congratulations to all of the students from across New York State who took part in New York History Day.  Special acknowledgement should be given to the following students, their teachers, and families for achieving medals at the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland....

Published July 2 | State History

AASLH PRESS RELEASE:

Contact:
Joann Galletta Hahn – President of Board of Trustees
kpheritagemuseumnet@gmail.com
Leo P. Ostebo King Park Heritage Museum
631-269-3305

Bethany Hawkins
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Published June 28 | State History

This year Wyoming County Historian's Office and museums of Wyoming County are doing a “Treasure Hunt Through History.” Participants travel around the county, look for the clue in each museum, get their map and journal stamped (each location has their own custom stamper) find the word clue, write...

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