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Historic Records Federal Cuts Restored Preservation League Sponsors Horserace Oldest Inland European Fort Found Lincoln Memorial Vandalized Military Museum Civi War Exhibit Opens Cherry Hill ‘On Death Row’ Mormons Bring Tourism Dollars to Palmyra PERSI May Move to FindMyPast Historic NJ Ferry Moved to NYC AHA Releases Zinn Statement

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AHA 2013 Grant Winners Announced NY Public Library Sued Over Plan Free Access to 220M New England Records New Life for Historic Boathouse Adk Museum Hosting Aquafest NY Provides $16M to Flooded Communities Section of Erie Canal Reopens Genealogist Mel Wolfgang Dies Historians Win Humanities Medals Interim Board Named for South St Seaport

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Interim Board Named for South St Seaport 50M Immigrant Records Online NY Times Debuts New Archive 30 Yrs of Tupper Woodsmen’s Days Most Land-Claims Dismissals Upheld Fort Edward Acrhaeology Underway Opponents Sue to Block NYPL Plan NYC Appoints Employees to Seaport Board Annual Steamboat Rally Draws Boats ‘Odd Fellows’ Skeletons Laid to Rest

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Paddlers Mark Iroquois-Dutch Pact Major Overhaul Of Nonprofit Law Canalway Flooding Impacts Communities ‘Spirit of 1776 Wagon’ Recognized Sch’dy Preservationist Schmitt, 87 Gov E-Mails Being Destroyed History Software ‘Potentially Revolutionary’ New Additions to NYS Archives Wright’s NYC Showroom Demolished Future of South St Museum in Question

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New Hudson Valley Review Issued Queens Carousel Given Landmark Status National Archives Research Fellows Annouced Historians Played Role in DOMA Decision Gettysburg Apps Mix History, Technology Carnegie Libraries Preservation Effort Launched Seaway Announces Visitor Center Opening Historic Adirondack Trust Docs Found Women’s Equality Act Derailed Canada Buys War of 1812 Collection

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Met Returns Cambodian Statues Slavery Historian Robert Fogel Dead Canada Buys Largest War of 1812 Collection 5th Ave Sherman Statue Being Reguilded J.F.K. Terminal To Be Demolished Last Chance for Women’s Rights Bill Juneteenth at John Brown Farm NYS Notes Stockade Sewage Overflows Early 1700s House Destroyed by Arson Exhibit Spotlights O’Keeffe’s Adirondack Work

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New Military History Book Prize NYS Museum Week Underway Ed Hotaling, Reporter-Historian Is Dead Watervliet Arsenal Marks 200 Years Entire Library Board Resigns Heavy Rainfall Closes Canal Canton Museum Eyes County Building Albany Institute Database Goes online Home of Bootleggers Goes Legit World War I Centenary Plans Revealed

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Library Clerk Fired Over Storm Precautions Museum Week: June 10-16 Security Questioned at NYS Museum History Conference Features Seward Talk Thousands Rally for Education State to Review Adirondack RR Plan Coney Mermaid Parade Will Continue Women’s History Pioneer Ann Lane, 81 Saratoga NHP Dedicates Sword Surrender Site Events Planned for History Weekends

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Conference on NYS History June 6-8 Erie Canalway Heritage Excellence Recognized Oldest Complete Torah Found 5.7M Mass Land Records Go Online NE Military Museum Founder Killed by Police Battle of Sackets Harbor’s Bicentennial Saratoga Celebrates Sword Surrender DAR Donation to Preserve Military Flag Collection Black History Filmmaker William Miles Dies Academics Reject Free Online Courses

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Coney Island Mermaid Parade Under Threat MA Land Records, 1620-1986, Online Military Records Free on FindMyPast Board of Regents Supports Dream Act Brooklyn Bridge Celebrates 130 Years Fest Celebrates 100 Yrs of Ferry PA, NYPL Truce Over Bill of Rights Mohawk Land Claim Talks Begining Museum Wise Folds Into MANY $90 Million For Parks, Historic […]