Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site has announced their 2021 Virtual “History at Home” Winter Lecture series. The site will offer free online programs from January to March covering a range of history topics. [Read more…] about Schoharie Crossing Offers History at Home Winter Lecture Series
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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is set to host local author and former radio man, Bob Cudmore on Wednesday, October 28th at 1 pm to wrap up their NYS History Month programs.
Cudmore will discuss ten stories he has covered in his Focus on History column for the Daily Gazette. [Read more…] about 10 Stories With Bob Cudmore (Virtual Program)
Closing out the Tuesday Talks portion of the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site’s NYS History Month programs, Amanda Massie and Valerie Balint will host “Converging on the Canal: the 19th Century Through Food.”
What people eat is closely related to where they live and their socio-economic standing. In this online program about food and travel on the Erie Canal, Massie and Balint will discuss how the canal shaped the way Americans ate in the 19th century. [Read more…] about Food and Travel On The Erie Canal Program Tuesday
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is set to host Jessica Serfilippi from the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site on Tuesday, October 20th at 6:30 pm as part of the sixth annual Tuesday Talk series to recognize New York State History Month this October. [Read more…] about Women of Schuyler Mansion Topic of Online Program
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site has announced that this year’s Tuesday Talk series, which recognizes New York State History Month, will be held virtually. Each week a speaker will present a topic connected to regional or New York State history. [Read more…] about A New York State History Month Virtual Series
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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site has announced a virtual book club, set for the month of August that features Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal (St. Martin’s Griffin; Reprint Edition, 2017) by author Jack Kelly. [Read more…] about ‘Heavens Ditch’ Virtual Book-Club Read
The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site in Fort Hunter and the Fulton County Historical Society are teaming up to present a virtual two program series, looking at the history of Great Sacandaga Lake. [Read more…] about Sacandaga Series: Two Virtual Programs
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site has announced a virtual presentation by Derrick Pratt of the Erie Canal Museum, who will discuss the Erie Canal’s many connections to the earliest days of professional baseball. [Read more…] about Baseball on the Erie Canal Virtual Talk
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is set to open the doors at their Visitor Center this off season on each first Monday of the month for Museum Monday Programs. [Read more…] about DeWitt Clinton, Erie Canal Presentations at Schoharie Crossing
The plan for the Erie Canal was a tremendous undertaking when construction began in 1817. When the digging commenced, the vastness of the landscape it would cut through became the obstacle.
David Brooks from Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will be at Galway Public Library on Saturday for a presentation about the construction and environmental history of the Erie Canal. [Read more…] about Erie Canal Environmental History Program in Galway