Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison, Vermont, and Crown Point State Historic Site in Crown Point, New York are set to host a guided walk on Saturday, June 22 from 11 am to 1 pm. Site administrator Elsa Gilbertson (VT) and Lisa Polay, Crown Point site manager, will lead this “Points of Interest” guided bridge walk. [Read more…] about Guided Lake Champlain Bridge Walk, June 22
The Senate House State Historic Site is set to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday June 29, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm.
There will be a ceremony with dramatic readings and songs. The Third Ulster Militia will be encamped on the grounds demonstrating 18th century camp life including hearthside cooking and colonial medicine. In addition, Ben Franklin will perform science experiments and hands-on activities. Musician Mark Rust will be performing patriotic songs. 18th century games and toys will be on hand to try out. [Read more…] about Celebrating Independence at Senate House, Kingston
The New Windsor Cantonment and Knox’s Headquarters is set to present a day of Revolutionary War activities on Thursday, July 4th.
The day will begin at 1 pm with military drill demonstrations and a cannon firing, followed by a children’s wooden musket drill. Attendees will be able to tour the 1754 Ellison House, the military command post for three generals. [Read more…] about 4th of July at New Windsor Cantonment, Knox’s HQ
Historic Saranac Lake has announced an opening reception for “The Art of the Cure,” a new exhibit in the John Black Room of the Saranac Laboratory Museum, located 89 Church Street.
This exhibit highlights Saranac Lake’s rich history of the arts. The Trudeau Sanatorium and the Study and Craft Guild offered groundbreaking occupational therapy programs to tuberculosis patients, many of whom went on to become accomplished artists, writers, and craftspeople. [Read more…] about New Historic Saranac Lake Exhibit Celebrates the Arts
The conference will is planned with historians and interested members of the public in mind. Topics will include preserving historic buildings, erecting historic markers, encouraging heritage tourism, safely preserving grave stones, and local genealogy. [Read more…] about Clinton County History Conference Set For Saturday
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has officially opened registration for the 2019 “Access and Identity: Leading for the Future” Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore.
The Museum Institute is a retreat for museum professionals held at Great Camp Sagamore in the heart of the Adirondacks. Participants learn in collaboration with presenters who use their own experiences, successes, and challenges to start and inspire conversations. [Read more…] about Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore
The Ticonderoga Historical Society has opened the exhibit “Salmon and People,” set to run through June 21, with a free public program on Friday, June 21 at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga. Provided by the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership, the exhibit celebrates 2019 as the “International Year of the Salmon.” [Read more…] about History of Champlain Salmon Focus of Ti Exhibit
The Old Stone Fort Museum in Schoharie is set to host a lecture and program on the private collections of Schoharie County Attorney Michael West, on Thursday, June 20th at 7 pm.
West’s collections include more than 20,000 significant documents, images, memorabilia and other rare, original and one-of-a-kind treasures he has amassed over the years. [Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Lecture on Treasure Trove of Documents
The 7th Historical Society of the Town of Middletown Living History Cemetery Tour, has been set for Saturday, June 22 (rain date June 23), at Margaretville Cemetery, on Cemetery Road, just off Route 30 (upper Main Street) in the Village of Margaretville, Delaware County, NY. [Read more…] about Middletown Living History Cemetery Tour June 22nd
The Tenth Annual Peterboro Emancipation Days, commemorating the 19th century emancipation, has been set for Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 2019. [Read more…] about 10th Annual Peterboro Emancipation Days Set For August