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Published March 28, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Lakes to Locks Passage website. 

The Federal Highway Administration has announced an appropriation of $22M for Discretionary funding through a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the National Scenic Byway Program (NSBP). Eligible applicants...

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Published March 15, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Historical Society of Woodstock press release.

"Standing on Their Shoulders: 101 Years of Voting and Still Marching for Women's Rights," the suffrage centennial celebration produced by...

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Published March 7, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society website.

New York state’s largest family history event returns this September and October, featuring more than 40 educational sessions, in-person events in Albany, New York, and online...

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Published March 7, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Delaware Company Newsletter.

In anticipation of this unprecedented era in our existence, The Delaware Company is proud to announce the launch of our new website, available for viewing now at ...

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Published March 4, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the WAMC Podcast website.

On this episode, Devin and Lauren delve into the history of Albany County’s Rapp Road Community, an African American neighborhood built by southern immigrants who moved north for a better life in the late 1920s....

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Published February 28, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared in a National Park Service Newsletter.

The National Park Service is pleased to honor the 250th anniversary of the United States with the launch of the...

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Published February 24, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the AASLH website.

AASLH is proud to introduce Reframing History, a new set of evidence-backed communications strategies for more effectively communicating what history is and why it matters to society. The result of a two-year, deep-dive...

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Published February 22, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

The Hungry for History™ grant program celebrates America’s food history by telling the stories of local and regional food specialties across the United States. This program is designed to commemorate...

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Published February 14, 2022 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Underground Railroad History Project website.

Focusing on the nation’s unprecedented, and long overdue, examination of systemic racism in America, UREC connects the historical Underground Railroad, the first civil rights movement in the...

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