The fourth annual conference takes place from Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10 at various locations including Fulton-Montomery Community College in Johnstown. There will be speakers, a bus tour, dinner and a genealogy day. Listen to the podcast here. Continue reading
This week on The Historians Podcast, the guest is Marcia Gillis, president of the board of the Fulton County Historical Society which operates the Fulton County Museum on Kingsboro Avenue in Gloversville.
A middle school history teacher, Gillis describes the collections of the museum and talks about this summer’s museum programs.
This week on The Historians podcast, author Jim Richmond discusses Milton, New York: A New Town in a New Nation Richmond and Milton town historian Kim McCartney are co-authors of the book about a Saratoga County town that includes new information on religious conflicts, slavery, mill town development and Civil War soldiers.
This week on The Historians Podcast, folksingers Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle of Fultonville, NY, perform poetry and history songs. Words of poets including Edgar Allen Poe and Rudyard Kipling are put to original music by Tom Staudle. Cosby Gibson’s original history songs portray the lives of settlers during the American Revolution.
This week on The Historians podcast, Peter Feinman outlines a strategy to encourage New York State to do more to preserve and promote history. Peter is president of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Education and posts frequent essays on The New York History Blog.
This week on The Historians Podcast, film historian Rob Edelman discusses the new book he has edited From Spring Training to Screen Test: Baseball Players Turned Actors Rob’s wife and retired film professor Audrey Kupferberg has stories of Jewish merchants in the thriving downtown of the 1950s in her native Amsterdam, New York, where the couple lives.