Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York (Cornell University Press, 2021) by Dr. Andrea Mosterman explores the history of slavery and resistance in Dutch New York. [Read more…] about Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York
Colton and Allie Clift received their Braggin’ Rights for producing the best tasting maple syrup made in their backyard at the Hadley Maple in April Festival in Saratoga County.
The Clift’s live in Argyle within a 50 mile radius of Hadley, they have 40 taps and boil their own sap. This is the fourth year the Hadley Business Association has awarded to locally produced maple syrup makers their braggin’ rights. [Read more…] about Backyard Maple Syrup Maker Earns ‘Braggin’ Rights’
The Saratoga County History Center will host “Sheep to Shawl,” an interactive program at the Brookside Museum, set for Sunday, May 15th. [Read more…] about Sheep to Shawl Community Day in Ballston Spa on Sunday
The poets will share poetry written during their time spent aboard vessels around New York Harbor during National Poetry Month as part of NYC Poets Afloat, a poetry micro-residency and reading series. [Read more…] about NYC Poets Afloat at South Street Seaport Museum Sunday
According to a press release issued by DEC, on the early morning hours of April 21st, NYS Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Pabes responded to a report of multiple anglers keeping excess and undersized striped bass in the village of Great Neck, Long Island. [Read more…] about Spring Striped Bass Detail Nets Poachers
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking out new research from established scholars in addition to graduate students, professionals, and artisans that relate to material culture made, used, or altered in a military context between roughly 1609-1815. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Material Culture Conference Call for Papers
The Florida Historical Society will host a Seward Day Parade on Saturday, May 14th, honoring the Village of Florida’s native son William Henry Seward, New York Governor, State Senator, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln. [Read more…] about William Seward Day Parade in Florida, NY on Saturday
Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz will host a two-day living history event on Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th, that will transport visitors back in time to a colonial era marketplace. [Read more…] about 1645 Marketplace: A Living History Event in New Paltz Saturday
The New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site will host Revolutionary War encampment reenactments on Saturday and Sunday, May 14th and 15th, featuring reenactors and battle demonstrations.
The camps will be open to the public from 10 am to 4 pm, and a battle demonstration will take place at 2 pm each day with uniformed soldiers firing muskets and maneuvering to the music of fifes and drums. [Read more…] about Revolutionary War Encampment at New Windsor Cantonment
After a two-year hiatus, Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will present a shorter Grand Hike on May 14th that makes a 6-mile loop on CATS trails through the fields and forests of Westport on Lake Champlain and ends at the Ledge Hill Brewery where there will be a brew party featuring the Bionic Band from Saranac Lake and food from DaCy Meadow Farm. [Read more…] about Champlain Area Trails Hosting Grand Hike Saturday