The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced their scheduled autumn events, including Sunday Strolls, bike tours, and more, set to begin on Sunday, September 12th and run through October 24th. [Read more…] about Autumn Saratoga Springs History Tours Announced
The Finger Lakes Museum will host a community open house on Saturday, September 11th from 10 am to 2 pm. The open house will feature music by local favorite High Country Band and beer from Steuben Brewing Company, as well as opportunities to learn about various community organizations. [Read more…] about Finger Lakes Museum Hosting Community Open House
The Fraunces Tavern Museum will host “Samuel Fraunces: Revolutionary Tavernkeeper and Patriot,” a presentation by Mary Tsaltas-Ottomanelli on Monday, September 13th. [Read more…] about Samuel Fraunces, Revolutionary Tavernkeeper Free Virtual Talk
The Southampton History Museum will host an “Outsider’s View” garden and architectural history tour, featuring a self-paced and gently guided stroll down South Main Street to Gin Lane, on Saturday, September 11th from 1 to 4 pm. [Read more…] about Historic Garden Tour in Southampton, Long Island
Members of The Fireboat McKean Preservation Project organization have announced that the retired Fire Department of New York Marine Co. 1, the John D. McKean fireboat, will be open for public tours in-conjunction with the upcoming 9/11 20th anniversary events.
Over the course of 50 plus years, the McKean served on New York’s waterfronts. The fireboat participated in notable events such as the Staten Island Ferry Terminal Fire in 1991; the 9/11 WTC terrorist attacks; and the US Airways Flight 1549 crash landing in January 2009 dubbed the “Miracle on the Hudson.” [Read more…] about Famed FDNY Fireboat John D. McKean Open For Tours
The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will present “Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action,” a program set for Saturday, September 11th, at the Granger Homestead in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY.
Jeffrey, a suffragist and political activist, organized the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Rochester, the National Assn. of Colored Women’s Clubs, and was a friend and eulogist of Susan B. Anthony. [Read more…] about Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action
The Time and the Valleys Museum in Grahamsville, in Sullivan County, NY, has announced “A Day in the Life of a Catskill Farm Family,” an event featuring guided tours, old time demonstrations, talks, old fashioned games and tours of the farm’s recently reconstructed historic buildings on Sunday, September 12th. [Read more…] about A Day in the Life of a Catskill Farm Family
The Ticonderoga Historical Society (THS) will present “At the Ballpark,” a program about semi-professional baseball, aviation and The Post-Star newspaper, set for Friday, September 10th at 7 pm. [Read more…] about Great Meadow’s ‘Prison Nine’ Being Highlighted In Early Baseball Talk in Ti
Nationally acclaimed author Russell Banks will read from his new novel, Foregone, and sign books on September 24th, at 7 pm to celebrate the opening of Adirondack Center for Writing’s new event space at 15 Broadway in Saranac Lake, NY.
Banks is the internationally acclaimed author of twenty-one works of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Continental Drift, Rule of the Bone, The Book of Jamaica, Cloudsplitter, Lost Memory of Skin, and most recently, A Permanent Member of the Family, short stories, and Voyager: Travel Writings. [Read more…] about Russell Banks Event Opening New Adirondack Center for Writing Space
The remote, peaceful and serene wilderness areas of the Adirondack Park have become a place of refuge for millions of New Yorkers and others seeking a respite from the troubles of a rapidly changing world, according to the Adirondack Council’s annual State of the Park report. [Read more…] about Adirondack Council Releases 2021 ‘State of the Park Report’