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Category - Quadricentennial

Quadricentennial Implementation Grant Awardees Announced

Aug 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

16 Projects to Receive $50,000 Albany, NY - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 Hudson River Valley Quadricentennial Implementation Grant Program grants. A total of $50,000 was awarded to sixteen projects throughout the Hudson Valley.  Funding for this grant program was allocated by the National ...

10th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble Website Launched

Aug 19, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-valley-ramble.jpg Albany, NY - The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program is encouraging residents of the Hudson Valley and beyond to get ready for the Tenth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, scheduled for September 5-7, 12-13, 19-20, & 26-27, 2009. Nearly 300 events for the 2009 ...

2009 Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage Comes to the Champlain Canal

Aug 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Day-O!Canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh joined by other historic vessels in Whitehall, Fort Edward, and Schuylerville Waterford, NY- The historic canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh travels the Champlain Canal from 8/21/09 through 8/29/09 on its 500-mile Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage from Lake Champlain to New York Harbor. The 259-foot canal boat, built in 1921, will be joined by the 1901 Tug Urger and ...

News/Photo Advisory: Henry Hudson and Alfalfa A. Duck Welcome Rowdy Rat

Aug 11, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

The Odd TrioAlbany, NY - The Capital Region's popular mascot, Rowdy the Rat, from the Albany Rats, hops on board the Albany Aqua Ducks to learn more about the Capital City he calls home during the historic city's Quadricentennial Celebration. Giving Rowdy and other guests a special first-person narrative -- on land and on the river that bears his name -- will be Henry Hudson. Joining Rowdy for this "Just ...

Vermeer's Masterpiece The Milkmaid on View in New Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of Hudson's Historic Voyage

Aug 11, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

“The Milkmaid” by VermeerExhibition Dates: September 10, 2009 - November 29, 2009 Exhibition Location: Special Exhibition Galleries, 1st floor Press Preview: Tuesday, September 8, 10:00 a.m. -noon New York, NY - On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's historic voyage from the Netherlands to New York, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is sending The Milkmaid, perhaps the most admired painting by ...

2009 Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage Comes to Lake Champlain

Aug 7, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

The historic canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh Canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh joined by other historic vessels in Plattsburgh, Burlington, and Crown Point Waterford, NY- The historic canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh arrives in Plattsburgh on Tuesday, August 11, as it travels the Champlain and Hudson Corridor on its 500-mile Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage. The 259-foot canal boat, built in 1921, will be joined by the replica 1862 canal ...

New York City Joins the Kingdom of The Netherlands To Announce NY400 Week

Aug 4, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

nycgo1.jpgDutch Royal Family to visit NYC during NY400 Week; special Continental Airlines fare between Amsterdam and NYC to Result in increased tourism Amsterdam, The Netherlands - NY400 Ambassador Eric Niehe, NYC & Company CEO and New York City NY400 Chair George Fertitta and Deputy Mayor of the City of Amsterdam Carolien Gehrels have announced details of a global celebration, "NY400 Week." They ...

News/Photo Advisory

Aug 3, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Puppet history in the makingThe Quadricentennial Meeting of Two Explorers: Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain Will Finally Meet! When: Saturday, August 8, 2009 Where: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) at Basin Harbor, Vermont              Westport Marina on Lake Champlain & Ballard Park in Westport, New York Time: 11 a.m. at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum            1:30 p.m. at Westport ...

News/Photo Advisory: Albany’s 2nd Traveling Concert Aug. 5

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

aqua-duck-2.jpgAlbany, NY - The Albany Trolleys have partnered with the city's three BIDS -- Downtown Albany, Lark Street and Central Area -- for a Traveling Concert Series. The second concert is from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 (rain date is Aug. 6). On board will be singer/songwriter Bert Mayne with guitar in hand and inviting everyone to sing along to his special blend of folk, blues, ...

Paddlers from 2 Countries and 5 States Will Experience the Majestic Hudson River

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-river-paddle.jpg Great Champlain-Hudson Paddle Set to Launch on Monday, August 3rd Albany, NY - It's time once again to celebrate the Hudson River! The Great Champlain-Hudson Paddle (GCHP) will be the ninth annual journey of celebration down the Hudson River and will take place Monday August 3rd, to Monday, August 17th, 2009. This signature Quadricentennial legacy event entices kayaking enthusiasts from ...
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