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Published October 31 | State History

The New York State Museum will celebrate New York State History Month in November with a variety of free public programs for children, families, and adults. The Museum also recently launched a website to share information about historical research, news, and resources: ...

Whitestown Town Hall
Published October 28 | State History

This article was written by Village of Whitesboro Clerk Dana Nimey-Olney and Village Historian Judy Mallozzi

The Whitestown Town Hall is situated in the Village of Whitesboro on Park Avenue in the Village Green. In 1784, Hugh White of Middletown Connecticut purchased 1,500 acres...

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Published October 27 | State History

Congratulations to the following 2016 Award Winners:

Laura and Robert Chodos Annual Archives Award for Excellence in Student Research Using Historical Records, Grades 9-12:
Hailey Hansen, Tamarac Secondary School, Brunswick Central School District

Laura and Robert Chodos...

Published October 27 | State History

The History Relevance Campaign’s Values of History Statement presents seven ways history is essential today.

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Published October 27 | State History

In commemoration of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act, The Public Historian and NCPH have released a free e-publication which reflects on the legislation. It includes various essays from NCPH’s History@Work blog for consultation, study, or classroom...

Office of State History
Published October 18 | State History

This article appeared in the Summer 2016 New York State Conference of Mayors & Municipal Officers Municipal Bulletin.

New York is unique among the 50 states when it comes to its history.  This is true not just because of the myriad nationally and internationally significant...

Published October 17 | State History

Please join the Archives Partnership Trust for a fascinating evening with American author, historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner and National Humanities Medalist, Ron Chernow and nationally prominent Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer as they talk about Mr. Chernow's highly productive career, including...

Published October 17 | State History

Celebrate New York History Month at the annual Researching New York Conference! The conference meets annually in November, bringing together historians, archivists, public historians, graduate students, museum curators, teachers, documentarians, and more to share their work on New York State...

Cato Freedom Marker Ad Hoc Group Photo by Jim Kevlin
Published October 13 | State History

Content by Deb Mackenzie

On May 20th, 2017, at 1 p.m. an ad hoc group, spear-headed by the Otsego County Historical Association, will unveil a historical marker commemorating Cato Freedom.   The group is a collaboration between the county historical association, the Oneonta...

Published October 13 | State History

Greater Hudson Heritage Network's Awards for Excellence program seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among GHHN members. Awards are made to projects that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the...

Published October 12 | State History

The National Park Service has announced a new study called “LGBTQ America” which explores underrepresented lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer histories in the United States. Each...

Published October 11 | State History

The Cayuga Heights History Project is a volunteer group that collects and interprets the history of the Village of Cayuga Heights, a university suburb adjacent to the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. With a shoestring budget, project members created the...

Published October 11 | State History

The Civil War Nurses Memorial was dedicated September 28th at Tompkins Cortland Community College, culminating a project initiated by the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration Commission.
This report is authored by Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen, Co-Chair of
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Published October 11 | State History

The Cayuga Heights History Project is a volunteer group that collects and interprets the history of the Village of Cayuga Heights, a university suburb adjacent to the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. With a shoestring budget, project members created the...

Published October 6 | State History

American Association for State and Local History
 

Published September 30 | State History

National Museum of African American History & Culture
 

Published September 30 | State History

American Association for State and Local History
 

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