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August 31, 2017

County and Borough Historians' Institute Held at NYS Museum August 25th

by
Office of State History

On August 25th, 2017, the Office of State History and Office of Cultural Education hosted the 2017 County and Borough Historians' Institute, a day-long facilitated workshop. The day was a success and allowed for an interesting and informative exchange of ideas between historians from across the state.  Historians and facilitators in attendance were:

Lauren Roberts—Saratoga County Historian 
Matthew Urtz—Madison County Historian 
Will Tatum III—Dutchess County Historian
Johanna Yaun—Orange County Historian
Carol Kammen—Tompkins County Historian 
Sarah Johnson—Putnam County Historian 
Kathy Sheehan—Rensselaer County Historian 
David Dorpfield—Greene County Historian 
Lloyd Ultan—Bronx Borough Historian
Angel Hernandez—Assistant Bronx Borough Historian
George J. Munkenbeck—Town of Islip Historian (representing Suffolk County)
C. Douglas Kohler—Erie County Historian
Peter Evans—Wayne County Historian 
Stan Cianfarano—Warren County Historian
Ted Shuart—Schoharie County Historian 
Mark Slosek—City of Oswego Historian 
Jack Eichenbaum—Queens Borough Historian
Michael Miscione—Manhattan Borough Historian 
Keith Bennett—Albany County Historical Society 
Peter Feinman—Director, Institute of History, Archeology and Education
Aaron Noble—Senior Historian, NYS Museum 
Julie Daniels— Director, Educational Television and Public Broadcasting, NYS Office of Cultural Education
John Scherer—Senior Historian Emeritus, NYS Museum
Sarah Emmert—Special Projects Manager, I Love NY/Empire State Development
Devin Lander—NYS Historian, NYS Museum 
Rose Tucker—Board President, Association of Public Historians of New York State/Town of Groton Historian
Bill Jeffway—Executive Director Dutchess County Historical Society
Scarlett Rebman—Grants Associate, Humanities NY 
Kristi Fragnoli—Professor of Education, College of Saint Rose

Thank you to all who attended and made the day so successful!