Thursday, January 6, 2011

Celebrate New York State History

DATE: January 15, 2011
TIME: 10:00-4:00
LOCATION: New York State Museum, Albany

Join in the celebration of New York State history.  Meet the curators 
from historic sites in the Mohawk Valley, Great Capital  Region, and
the Hudson River Valley.  Share ideas about the War of 1812
Bicentennial and the Civil War Sesquicentennial.  Tour the New York
State Museum.  Plan you visits to the historic sites of the Empire

10:00     The Mohawk Valley in New York and American History, Tricia
Shaw, Schoharie Crossing State Historic Park and the Mohawk Valley
11:00     Hudson River Art School and Jacksonian and Antebellum
America, Carri Manchester, Olana State Historic Park
12:00     Lunch Workshop: Historic Sites and the Classroom with Crailo
State Historic Site, Johnson Hall State Historic Site, Schuyler
Mansion, Shaker Heritage Society
1:00      Historic Site Displays - participating sites include
              Adirondack Museum @ Blue Mountain Lake
              Albany County Historical Society
              Arkell Museum
              Clermont State Historic Site
              Crailo State Historic Site
              Historic Cherry Hill
              Johnson Hall State Historic Site
              National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame
              New York State Library 
              New York State Military Heritage Museum
              New York State Museum
              Olana State Historic Site
              Salem Art Works
              Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
              Schuyler Mansion
              Shaker Heritage Society
              Ten Broeck Mansion
              Thomas Cole House
2:00  Native People Cart
3:00  Citizen Soldiers Museum Tour

To register send an email to IHARE at with NYS History
Day as the subject and include.

This program is being held in conjunction with:
New York State's Great Places and Spaces (12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.)
Free program in the 1st Floor Exhibition Halls
Take a trip around New York State without leaving the Museum! An array
of the state's  historic sites and cultural institutions offer
families fun hands-on
activities, educational artifacts to explore, and information on
regional events to visit.

Go to:

3/19     Putnam County History Conference
4/16     Orange County History Conference
5/7      Dutchess County History Conference
5/14     Ulster County History Conference
TBD      Greene County History Conference
TBD      Rockland County History Conference
6/28-7/3 AMERICAN REVOLUTION Historyhostel
7/18-22  MOHAWK VALLEY Historyhostel

Dr. Peter Feinman
Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education
PO Box 41
Purchase, NY 10577


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