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Published May 11, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the CBS 6 Albany website.

Bones dating back to the late 18th century found at a Lake George Village construction site in 2019 are in the process of being studied at the New York State Museum with eventual plans for reinternment in 2024.

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Published May 11, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Hart Cluett Museum website. 

When Kathy Sheehan was 10 years old and went downtown for a piano lesson, she would make her away to the Hart Cluett House to soak in the 19th-century atmosphere of the historic Second Street building.

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Published May 9, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Grant Cottage website. 

Site opens Friday, May 26th - Hike into History!

Memorial Day weekend : Friday - Monday...

Gotham Center for New York City History
Published May 8, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on The Gotham Center for New York City History website.

The Gotham Center is proud to announce the launch of NYC...

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Published May 8, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a NYS Canal Corporation press release.

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the New York State Canal Corporation are pleased to announce that 42 not-for-profit organizations and municipalities...

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Published May 2, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the MANY website.

The Museum Association of New York (MANY) is pleased to announce a new initiative to help museums in New York State amplify the role that our state and people have played in the development of...

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Published April 26, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Park Service website. 

The National Park Service’s Underrepresented Communities Grant Program (URC) works towards diversifying the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places. URC grants are funded by the...

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Published April 26, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Saratoga County 250th Commission website. 

Tickets are still available for the America’s Turning Point 2nd Annual Women in War Symposium being held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9AM to 3PM at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring...

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Published April 26, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the We The Museum website.

The 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence is almost here. How can museums and history organizations use the Semiquincentennial to promote a fuller story of American history, practice ethical...

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Published April 26, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the WMHT website.

Thomas Cole's life and work coincide with a pivotal period in American History. Before Cole's eyes and on his canvas, the newly formed nation would find a vision of its identity born and its future questioned. Americna history...

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Published April 19, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Clinton County Historical Association & Museum's website.

In late 2019 it became obvious that the windows in the old Band Building at 98 Ohio Avenue, the home of the Clinton County Historical Association, needed...

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Published April 19, 2023 | State History

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

The next regional round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s New York State Historic Marker Grant Program is now open. Markers funded through the program commemorate historic people, places, things...

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Published April 7, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in an Oneida County History Center press release.

OCHC seeks your help to replace a vandalized historic marker!

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Published April 4, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Tompkins Weekly website.

On March 13, 1818 – just a little over 205 years ago – the town of Division changed its name to Groton. It was on April 7, 1817, that the town we know today split off from the town of Locke in Cayuga County, was...

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Published April 4, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a City Reliquary and CitizenRacecar press release.

The City Reliquary, a Brooklyn-based museum of unusual NYC artifacts, in partnership with Queens-based production company CitizenRacecar, has launched Season 1 of...

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Published March 23, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in an AASLH newsletter.

Since 1960, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has been publishing...

Gotham Center for New York City History
Published March 21, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Gotham Center for New York City History newsletter.

In a new digital exhibit made possible by the Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation and The Gotham Center's "Writing the History of Greater New York" project, linguist and writer Ross Perlin...

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Published March 21, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Clinton County Historical Association press release.

The CCHA Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the award of a 2023 Local Heritage Grant from the ...

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Published March 9, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared in a New-York Historical Society newsletter.

New-York Historical is expanding. We want to tell you why.

In 1804, 11 prominent men founded the New-York Historical Society. Committed to preserving the...

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Published March 2, 2023 | State History

This article originally appeared on the APHNYS website.

The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) is pleased to announce that our 2023 Annual Conference will be held in Ithaca, NY, September 18-20, 2022. Our annual conference draws approximately 100  ...

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