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Fort Wood Creek
Published May 15, 2019 | State History

On March 14, 2019 the French and Indian War fortification known as Fort Wood Creek was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fort Wood Creek, located on the Rome Historical Society’s Fort Bull property, dates to 1756 when it was constructed by the British to replace Fort...

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Published May 15, 2019 | State History

Thirteen Native language immersion programs will receive funding to expand and support language and culture education programs within tribal communities through an ongoing partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and First Nations Development Institute (First Nations...

Wayne County Map
Published May 14, 2019 | State History

By: The Wayne Historians Organization

The Wayne Historians Organization (WHO) has created a website dedicated to the historic sites of Wayne County.  Town Historians and representatives of local historical societies have worked together to develop an online database of historic sites...

New York History Day Logo
Published May 2, 2019 | State History

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded medals at New York History Day held April 29th in Cooperstown.  First and second place winners will advance to the National History Day competition held at the Univesity of Maryland June 9-13.

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Published April 24, 2019 | State History

NORWICH, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society’s popular “Third Thursday” seasonal programming returns next month with an afternoon of celebrations, to include refreshments courtesy of NBT Bank.

A commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. on May 16 at 45...