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Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Onieda County History Center website in August, 2018.

The Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame, begun in 1946, has named five individuals to its 2018 Historical Hall of Fame inductee class: Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese, Utica...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Landmarks Conservancy website in July, 2018.

The New York Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted today to hold a public hearing in October to allow comment on recent changes to the controversial Rules revisions LPC announced last...

Published August 10 | State History

The August issue of Blackwell's Almanac is now available through teh Roosevelt Island Historical Society website. Typhoid Mary and it's contribution to medical history is one of the topics covered in this issue. Read more...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida Daily Dispatch website in August, 2018.

Carolyn B. Maloney, D-12, and Tom Reed, R-23, joined the Faith and Politics Institute (FPI) to host a first-ever pilgrimage exploring the confluence of two significant freedom movements with...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the US World War One Centennial Commission website in August, 2018.

More than sixty community participants have joined the US World War I Centennial Commission’s initiative, “...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Bronx Historical Society website.

This book explores the archaeology of New York City’s borough of the Bronx by describing several recent projects that exemplify the range of current practice. Readers will find in the first chapter a short...

Published August 10 | State History

Albany

SUNY Research Foundation, Albany Outright: $49,587 [Digital Humanities Advancement Grants] Project Director: David Hochfelder; Ann Pfau (co-project director); Stacy Sewell (coproject director) Project Title: Picturing Urban Renewal Project Description: Development...

Published August 10 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Endownment for the Humanities website in August 19th, 2018.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced ...

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...

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