Summer Lecture Series to close with presentation on ‘Fanny Forrester’

Summer Lecture Series to close with presentation on ‘Fanny Forrester’

To close out the Summer Lecture Series, which has been very successful, the Friends of the Old Town of Eaton Museum will be putting on a special lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.

The program will […]

The Cazenovia Public Library to present a lecture on hops in Cazenovia

Pictured is the 1852 Cazenovia Brewery.

The Cazenovia Public Library to present a lecture on hops in Cazenovia

The Cazenovia Public Library will welcome Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz and local business owner Chad Meigs to the Community Room Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at 7 p.m.

In their presentation, “Hops in Cazenovia: Then and […]

NBT Bank Main Stage Series: Magdalen

NBT Bank Main Stage Series: Magdalen

On Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m., come witness the historical, heart-breaking, one-woman play “Magdalen” by Erin Layton at Arts at the Palace. Magdalen is a fictional exploration of the women and children who passed through the Magdalene Laundries as slave laborers to orders of nuns in mid-twentieth century […]

Congressional pilgrimage comes to Peterboro

Congressional pilgrimage comes to Peterboro

A Congressional Pilgrimage organized by the Faith and Politics Institute made its first stop at heritage sites in Peterboro. Congress Members Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Tom Reed (R-NY) joined the Faith and Politics Institute to host a first-ever pilgrimage exploring the confluence of two significant freedom movements with deep […]

Verona Beach light house to be a part of ‘New York Lighthouses and Lifesaving Exhibit’ at State Fair

Tibbitts Point Lighthouse; courtesy of Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce and Scott Day

Verona Beach light house to be a part of ‘New York Lighthouses and Lifesaving Exhibit’ at State Fair

Verona Beach Lighthouse is one of more than 70 lighthouses across New York state that still exist as working beacons, museums of America’s […]

Ten New York National Guard Soldiers from Syracuse-based unit Head to France to Commemorate World War I

Pictured are 27th Division soldiers at the Somme in 1918.

Ten New York National Guard Soldiers from Syracuse-based unit Head to France to Commemorate World War I

Troops of 27th Infantry Brigade will be part of the U.S. Army’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I

Ten members of the New York […]

NYC soldier to walk in the footsteps of two Medal of Honor heroes

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Elsie and Ina Shemin in June 2015.

NYC soldier to walk in the footsteps of two Medal of Honor heroes

New York National Guard soldier to travel to France for World War I battlefield tour with Sgt. Shemin Legacy Society

New York Army National Guard […]

Hall of Fame Inducts Three Abolitionists

Hall of Fame Inducts Three Abolitionists

The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum has announced the induction of three 19th-century inductees to the NAHOF Cabinet of Freedom according to the results of reviews of public nominations by scholars in the field:

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“The Evolution of Slavery and the Heroes Who Fight It”

“The Evolution of Slavery and the Heroes Who Fight It”

“The Evolution of Slavery and the Heroes Who Fight It: Discussions of Travels from Peterboro and the Home of Gerrit Smith to Montgomery, Ala., and the home of the Equal Justice Initiative,” will be presented by Jacob Donovan-Colin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.

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National Guard’s 42nd Division Goes on Attack in WWI at Chateau Thierry

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers from the 42nd Division’s 166th Infantry Regiment, formerly the Ohio National Guard’s 4th Infantry, pick off Germans on the outer edge of town of Villers sur Fere, France, July 30, 1918. The division initiated offensive operations in late July 1918 as part of the Aisne Marne attacks near Chateau […]

Walking tour of Leonardsville to showcase five historic buildings

Pictured are the Witter House on Huey Road (top) and Wheeler House, the inn at the Horned Dorset Inn, St. Rt. 8 (bottom).

Walking tour of Leonardsville to showcase five historic buildings

The public will have an opportunity to take a close look inside five beautiful historic buildings and homes in Leonardsville during […]

Quirks and perks of working in Central Park

Quirks and perks of working in Central Park

Rogers Environmental Education Center and the Chenango Canal Association bring you Rogers’ new Senior Educator, Marissa Nolan, to talk at the annual Outdoor Recreation Program at the Town of Madison Historical Society, 3606 South St, Madison, Friday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. Marrisa’s […]