Wendy E. Harris and Helene van Rossum are set to give a lecture on African enslavement among the Dutch Reformed Churches of New York’s Ulster County and New Jersey’s Raritan Valley on Saturday, April 7th at 4 pm at Deyo Hall, 6 Broadhead Avenue, New Paltz. Continue reading
Pete Gilbert Jr. is set to lead a round table discussion on the 118th New York Volunteer Infantry, on Sunday, March 25th at 2 pm at the Ogdensburg Public Library.
The 118th New York Volunteer Infantry, or “Adirondack Regiment,” was formed with enlistees from Clinton, Essex, and Warren counties in 1862, and eventually took part in the Peninsula Campaign, the Bermuda Hundred Campaign, and the battles of Cold Harbor, Petersburg, the Crater, and Richmond. Continue reading
THAW Fest, a Hamptons-wide weekend festival celebrating spring and promoting the broadly diverse range of cultural programs and institutions that make the South Fork of Long Island unique, has been set for Friday, March 23rd to Sunday, March 25th, 2018.
THAW Fest will offer three days of exhibitions, theater performances, film, music, garden tours, workshops, community engagement and family-focused events. Continue reading
The Champlain Longboats Program has announced their 18th annual Open House has been set for March 21st, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum boat shop at 4472 Basin Harbor Road in Vergennes, Vermont.
This year the participants are building a 32’, six-oared pilot gig, which takes its lines from TREFFRY, a pilot gig built in 1832 which still exists today. Continue reading
Dutch Architect André Hoek is set to give a lecture on “A Dutch Approach to Historic Preservation, Preserving ‘Spirit of Place'” on Sunday, March 25th from 4 to 6 pm at Stair Galleries, (Upstairs), 549 Warren Street, in Hudson, NY. Following the lecture, wine and other beverages will be served.
André Hoek, a Dutch architect specializing in historic preservation, will speak about the techniques and tools developed in the Netherlands to survey, study, restore, protect and maintain historic buildings and gardens. He will discuss whether these methods can apply to historic buildings, especially those of Dutch origin, in the Hudson Valley. Continue reading
A local Women’s History event is set for Wednesday, March 21st at 7 pm, at the Warren County Historical Society, 50 Gurney Lane, in Queensbury.
This Women’s History Month event, which is free and open to the public, features talks by three local women on three notable women in local history Harriet Leonard Colburn, Jeanne Robert Foster, and Frances Garnar Kinnear. Light refreshments will be served following the presentation. Continue reading
An Accessible Historic Streetscapes continuing education class has been set for Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 9 to 11:30 am.
In this class attendees will learn about the historic pavings used in DUMBO and around New York City from Doreen Gallo of the DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance; and based on a study the Historic District Council commissioned from Being Here Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design, PLLC, Denisha Williams and Jeff Byles will explain how to maintain the historic Belgian Blocks while being ADA compliant. Continue reading
The 13th Annual Oneida County History Center Telethon is set for Tuesday, April 3rd from 6:30 to 8 pm, 2018, and will be broadcasted live on WUTR-TV.
The telethon is the history center’s largest annual fundraiser, and will be held at the history center, located at 1608 Genesee Street in Utica, and will be hosted by longtime emcee Joe Kelly and Oneida County Tourism Executive Director Kelly Blazosky. Members of the public are invited to watch from the gallery balcony or tune in at home. Continue reading
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will be hosting its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday, March 17 from 8:30 to 10:30 am at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville, NY.
To celebrate the ongoing restoration of the real Memphis Belle at the National Museum of the Air Force in Ohio, there will be a viewing of the documentary “The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress”. Continue reading
Historian Robert Chiles is set to speak at the New York State Museum’s Huxley Theater on Thursday, March 22nd at 7 pm on Al E. Smith and his presidential run in 1928.
Chiles uncovers a distinctive strain of American progressivism that resonated among urban, ethnic, working-class Americans during Smith’s early years as a state legislator through his time as governor of the Empire State, before exploring the ways in which Smith’s gubernatorial progressivism was presented to a national audience during the 1928 presidential campaign. Continue reading