A New York Minute in History

The winner of a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award and a New York State Broadcasters Association Award, A New York Minute In History tells the unique tales of New Yorkers throughout American history. With the state’s hundreds of historical markers as a guide, join Devin Lander and Lauren Roberts as they explore the people, places, and experiences that made New York. How is the Erie Canal used today? Where did baseball get its start? And who inspired the story of the headless horseman?

A New York Minute In History is a production of the New York State Museum, WAMC, and Archivist Media, with support from The William G. Pomeroy FoundationThe podcast is produced by Jesse King and Jim Levulis of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. Original episodes were co-hosted by Don Wildman of Mysteries at the Museum on Travel Channel.

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"A New York Minute In History" podcast is hosted by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio. Please visit their website, https://wamcpodcasts.org/a-new-york-minute-in-history/, to view all of the current and future NYMH podcasts! 

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“A New York Minute In History” is a joint production of the New York State Museum, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, and Archivist Media. Support for “A New York Minute In History” comes from The William G. Pomeroy Foundation. The project is also sponsored by a Humanities New York Action Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.