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Erie Canalway National Heritage Area Logo
Published April 17, 2019 | State History

Have you received an Erie Canalway Grant? Have you never applied for this grant, but want to learn more? Do you have funding needs that you’d like Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to consider? Staff at Erie Canalway wants to hear your feedback on how they can improve their grant program...

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Published April 2, 2019 | State History

The New Netherland Institute now offers an annual $1,000 prize for the best published article relating to the Dutch colonial experience in the Atlantic world, with a special sensitivity to New Netherland or its legacy. A committee of scholars will consider entries in the fields of history,...

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Published March 26, 2019 | State History

Rochester, NY – Friends of Ganondagan is pleased to announced a grant award of more than $22,000from the Environmental Protection Fund’s Park and Trail Partnership Program (PTPP) to hire anassistant program manager.

“Friends of Ganondagan is extremely grateful...

Eastville Community Historical Society
Published March 26, 2019 | State History

Waterford, NY MARCH 21, 2019 -- The New York State Review Board voted unanimously to recommend the SANS Historic District for nomination to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Eastville Historical Society's executive director, Dr. Georgette L. Grier-Key traveled...

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Published March 20, 2019 | State History

1969: When Woodstock Changed the World


50th Anniversary Conference on the 60's and its Woodstock Music Festival

American Association for State and Local History
Published March 19, 2019 | State History

Responses Needed: What visitation trends have you seen at your site over the last few years? The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is conducting a national visitation survey  and wants your feedback! Please take five minutes to complete the survey...

Museum Association of New York
Published March 19, 2019 | State History

MANY is conducting a survey of museums in New York State to set new benchmarks, identify successes, gather concerns, and establish advocacy priorities. This is the first field-wide survey MANY has conducted since 2011. I hope you will help us gather and share critically needed data.

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Published March 19, 2019 | State History

Don Wildman of the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum”

to Participate in Awards Ceremony

Over 100 Capital Region students will compete in the annual ...

National Park Service Logo
Published March 19, 2019 | State History

HYDE PARK, NEW YORK – The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, The Eleanor
Roosevelt National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Martin Van Buren
National Historic Site recorded more than 548,000 visitors in 2018.

In 2018, the sites...

Published March 19, 2019 | State History


A two-part symposium marking the arrival of the first Africans in Jamestown
which influenced the nation. This year Virginia commemorates the 400th
Anniversary of the...

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Published March 19, 2019 | State History

Proposals are now being accepted for the Omohundro Institute 2019-2020 colloquium series

The OI sponsors four or five colloquia a semester in order to discuss a variety of projects in progress. While graduate students are warmly encouraged to attend all colloquia,...

The New Netherland Institute
Published March 13, 2019 | State History

The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for 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. The program committee welcomes proposals on any aspect of the...

New York Historical Society Women and American Story
Published March 13, 2019 | State History
Women & the American Story
Available for Free Online

Did you know only 13 percent of historical figures in US history textbooks are women? Through our award-winning education team and innovative ...

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Published March 13, 2019 | State History

Marist to Hold Conference on the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival and Its Lasting Impact

Bethel Woods Museum

New York State Museum
Published March 5, 2019 | State History


Saturday, March 23, 2019
$10 Registration Fee


Clinton County Historical Association
Published February 26, 2019 | State History

The Clinton County Historical Association is pleased to announce the officers and members of the CCHA Board of Trustees for 2019.  Officers are: Geri Favreau, President; Jerry Gagnier, Vice-President; William D. Laundry, Treasurer; and Jan Couture, Secretary. Trustees are: Sue Coffey; John...