This week on The Historians Podcast, Arthur Piccolo has stories about the fascinating history of New York City’s oldest public park, Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan.
This week’s guest on The Historians Podcast is Kimberly Collins, who focuses on women involved in the 1912 Appalachian Coal Mine Wars in her native West Virginia in her historical novel Blood Creek. [Read more…] about Women and Appalachia Coal Mine Wars
This week on The Historians Podcast, Army veteran and Utica College student David Cooney discusses his research on upstate New York prisoner of war camps where German soldiers were housed during the Second World War. One such camp was near today’s Fort Drum and another was in Utica. [Read more…] about World War II POW Camps in Upstate New York
This week’s guest on The Historians Podcast is Ballston Spa author and historian David Fiske who questions the persistent claim that Ballston Spa native and Civil War general Abner Doubleday invented the game of baseball in Cooperstown. [Read more…] about Ballston Spa’s Abner Doubleday and Baseball
This week on The Historians Podcast, Charles Postel discusses his book Equality: An American Dilemma 1866-1896. Postel follows three major political and social movements which tried to bring about more equality in America: the Grange, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and the Knights of Labor. [Read more…] about The Grange, Temperance and the Knights of Labor (Podcast)
This week’s guest on The Historians Podcast is Eric Schnitzer, Saratoga National Historical Park ranger, who is author of Don Troiani’s Campaign to Saratoga-1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative. Don Troiani is an historical and military artist. [Read more…] about 1777 Campaign to Saratoga Podcast
This week on The Historians Podcast, Duncan White talks about Howard Fast, Boris Pasternak, Mary McCarthy and other authors White describes in his book: The Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged The Literary Cold War. [Read more…] about Literary Cold War: The Historians Podcast
In the role of the glove industry in Fulton County is being explored in a series of displays and programs dubbed the Year of the Glove.
This week on The Historians Podcast, Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino, a Gloversville native, discusses the project. [Read more…] about Fulton County’s Year of the Glove Being Celebrated
This week on The Historians Podcast town historian Paul Perreault details the history of a former rocket test site in Malta, NY, operated by General Electric. Plus, stories about two rocket pioneers from the Mohawk Valley-Rocco Petrone and Stanley Jevitt. And Norm Bollen of the Fort Plain Museum explains why he is concerned with treasure seekers using metal detectors on museum property. [Read more…] about Remembering Malta’s Rocket Test Site
This week on The Historians Podcast our guest is Jim Richmond, coordinator of the Saratoga County History Roundtable. He discusses the growth of interest in local history in Saratoga County. [Read more…] about A Growing Interest in Saratoga County History