Women Belong in History Books contributing author Deborah Kidder is set to discuss remarkable women from the Mohawk Valley on Saturday, March 23rd at 1 pm at the Oneida County History Center. The presentation will focus on the lives and legacy of three women born near Oneida County in the 19th century: Myrtilla Miller, Helen Huxtable Young, and Utica native Elizabeth Farrell. [Read more…] about Utica: The Education and Legacy of Three Women
Until the twentieth century, women were often overlooked by historians. Fortunately for those of us who live in Oneida and Herkimer Counties, a collaborative project, Women Belong In History Books, has captured many inspiring stories of notable women. [Read more…] about Women of the Mohawk Valley Program Planned
A call for applications for the Women’s History Institute of Historic Hudson Valley Summer Research Fellowships has been issued. These short-term fellowships support college and graduate students engaged in scholarly research connected to the women who shaped the culture and chronicle of the Hudson River Valley. [Read more…] about Hudson Valley Women’s History Institute Research Fellowships
The Columbia County Historical Society Volunteers will host a talk, “The Old Lady of Clermont,” on Tuesday afternoon, February 16, 2016.
This free program, presented by Kjirsten Gustavson will begin at 3 pm at the McNary Center of St Paul’s, 6 Sylvester Street in Kinderhook, NY.
Margaret Beekman Livingston was a key figure in the history of Clermont. The mother of several prominent statesmen and shapers of the American Revolution, Margaret has an interesting story of her own. [Read more…] about Margaret Beekman Livingston: The Old Lady of Clermont
In this episode of the Ben Franklin’s World podcast, Vivian Bruce Conger, the Robert Ryan Professor in the Humanities at Ithaca College, joins us to explore the two great women that Benjamin Franklin had standing behind and beside him: his wife, Deborah Read Franklin, and his daughter, Sally Franklin Bache. You can listen to the podcast here: www.benfranklinsworld.com/022