News Articles

Onondaga Historical Association
Published April 4 | State History

This article first appeared on syracuse.com in April, 2018.
On Saturday, March 24th at Onondaga Community College, students from across Central New York competed in CNY Region History Day, facilitated by......

Old Fort Niagara Volunteers
Published April 4 | State History

This article first appeared on the Old Fort Niagara website in April, 2018
Old Fort Niagara recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and recognized James and Cheryl Brown of Lockport, NY, as the "2017 Volunteers of the Year." This annual event pays homage......

Published April 3 | State History

The Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center are seeking proposals for the Conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley, Saturday, July 14, 2018. The conference will be held at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston...

Oneida County History Center
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on the Rome Sentinel website in March, 2018
The Oneida County History Center has been awarded a $2,450 facility improvement grant from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. The funding will be used to......

Erie Canalway
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on the website on the Erie Canalway website in March, 2018. 
Seven education and recreation projects will get off the ground this year with funding support from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The grants are aimed......

Schenectady County Historical Society
Published March 28 | State History

This article first appeared on The Daily Gazette website on March 22, 2018. 
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced Thursday it has awarded a $2,200 grant to the historical society to promote historic boat rides......

Upper New York United Methodist
Published March 27 | State History

This article first appeared on the Upper New York United Methodist Historical Society website on the March, 2018. 
The Upper New York United Methodist Historical Society (UNY-UMHS) announces a new publication UNY Historical News & Views for which Methodist-related......

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Published March 21 | State History

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation will be offering a number of events celebrating Women's History Month. Events will celebrate notable women from Greenwich Village, as well as East Village and Noho. For more information...

West Point Chain
Published March 14 | State History

By: Sue Gardner
Town of Warwick Deputy Historian

Hidden Forge

It was a complete secret.  So of course most people in Warwick would have known about it.  The community kept that secret and a key turning point in the Revolutionary War was achieved.

These...

The Revolution of '28
Published March 13 | State History

Historian Robert Chiles' new book The Revoluton of '28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal explores the career of New York governor and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith. Chiles uncovers a distinctive strain of American progressivism that...

Dorothy Heller
Published March 1 | State History

By: Dorothy Heller, Town of Clay Historian

Dorothy's Remebering Clay Articles regularly appear on the Town of Clay website HERE

Donald Thompson, History Teacher, organized and instructed the digs and acquired...

Dorothy Heller
Published March 1 | State History

By: Dorothy Heller, Town of Clay Historian

Dorothy's Remebering Clay Articles regularly appear on the Town of Clay website HERE

It doesn’t seem possible it has been 20 years since we were digging up artifacts from...

Gerald Smith Photo
Published February 27 | State History

Broome County Historian Gerald Smith was chosen by the New York Academy of History to receive the 2018 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Service in New York History.  The award is named in honor of Governor Herbert H. Lehman and is part of the Academy's mission to promote and honor...

Wilton Bicentennial
Published February 26 | State History

The Town of Wilton (Saratoga County) is celebrating its bicentennial in 2018 with a series of celebratory events and the creation of a film.  The film was produced by Tim Welch and is the story of how this small upstate community engaged with its more famous neighbor to create Greater Saratoga....

Mountain Lake PBS
Published February 22 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Mountain Lake PBS website in February, 2018.
Mountain Lake PBS is pleased to announce the launch of our newest installment of the Mountain Lake PBS Travel Club, Seasonal Discoveries Day Trips. Every time you watch Mountain Lake......

Mohawk Valley
Published February 22 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Times Telegram website in February, 2018. 
The Mohawk Country Association, a not-for-profit heritage tourism and historic preservation organization has received a $10,000 grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation of Syracuse......

FDR Home Garden
Published February 22 | State History

This article first appeared on the National Park Service website in February, 2018
The vegetable garden at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park is up and running. Once a nearly two acre vegetable garden......

Ithaca Heritage
Published February 21 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Ithaca Heritage Website in February, 2018.

The Heritage Ambassador Program is a free, fun, and engaging training program to get to know Tompkins County's history and rich heritage. In turn, you will be a resource to fellow county residents...

Bullstone House
Published February 20 | State History

This item originally appeared in the Orange County Historian's February 14th 2018 Newsletter.
A new book profiles the remarkable life of an 18th century Hudson Valley woman was written by Julie Boyd Cole with Sarah Brownell. 
Sarah, an orphan, was an indentured servant......

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Published February 6 | State History

This article originally appeared on auburnpub.com in February, 2018.

The Seward House Museum in Auburn has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Network to Freedom, the museum announced in a news release.

The money will be used for preservation, research and an exhibition...

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