The Canal Society of New York State is seeking an Executive Director to ensure fulfillment of the Society’s mission and strategic plan and to implement administrative procedures for the day-to-day financial and operational oversight of the Society’s properties, staff, collections and programs. [Read more…] about Canal Society of NY Seeks Executive Director
The Southampton History Museum has announced that all of April’s program have been canceled due to circumstances regarding COVID-19. [Read more…] about Southampton History Museum Cancels April Events
Fort Ticonderoga, in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust, has announced they are seeking proposals for a conference inspired by the bicentennial of the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga to be held Friday-Sunday, October 16-18, 2020. [Read more…] about Fort Ti Preservation Conference Call for Papers Extended
The Seward House Museum has announced a new Facebook Live series, which provides a look at the Museum’s art collection during this time of social distancing. [Read more…] about Seward House Museum Offering Live Stream Lunches
The Adirondack Park Agency has announced a public comment period for Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan conformance on proposals from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to amend the 1996 Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan.
The State is planning to tear up part of the historic Adirondack Railroad line between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid for a multi-use trail.
In response to the COVID-19 virus threat, many educational institutions have directed their staff to develop plans to transition courses to remote instruction and an online learning environment.
Educators can follow these basic steps to begin to protect their intellectual property rights: [Read more…] about Remote Instruction: Protecting Intellectual Property Rights
The Salmon Run Mall in Watertown, NY is home of a fancy, frilly, frivolous contraption that has attracted admirers since the mall opened its doors in 1986. Generations of families have grown up watching balls move through mazes of tunnels, striking bells and bouncing through barriers. [Read more…] about Watertown’s Perpetuball Motion Machine
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh has announced their grounds will remain open Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about Grounds Open At Washington Headquarters
Evelyn Nesbit, a chorus girl in the musical “Florodora,” dined alone with the architect Stanford White in his townhouse on 24th Street in New York in 1901. Nesbit was just sixteen years old and had recently moved to the city. White was forty-seven and a principal in the prominent architectural firm McKim, Mead & White.
As a foremost architect of his day, he had a measure of celebrity, and the responsibility for designing countless landmark buildings in Manhattan. That evening, after drinking champagne, Stanford White raped her Evelyn Nesbit. [Read more…] about New Book Explores A Notable NYC Murder Trail