Research & Collections :: Research at the State Museum :: NYSM History Research Centers
The Durham Project
is a research and education initiative in transportation geography that locates and interprets the physical remains of New York’s earliest canals and navigation improvements, developed in the quarter century before the Erie Canal, and focusing on heritage sites on State lands.
The Colonial Albany Social History Project
is a model community history program formed to understand pre-industrial community life by studying the contributions of the diverse peoples who lived in the city of Albany during its formative years.