The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - history Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:25:33 GMT Hudson River Valley Ramble Continues This Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Continues-This-Weekend/8269/ September Celebration Features Over 225 Events www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com  (Albany, NY) -The 17th annual Hudson River Valley Ramble continues this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 225 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley.  The Ramble offers visitors and residents of all ages an opportunity to experience the distinct cultural heritage and landscape of the region by hiking a trail, visiting an historic site, or paddling on the river during the Northeast's most beautiful time of the year. For a complete listing of events, visit www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com. Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Continues-This-Weekend/8269/ I LOVE NEW YORK ANNOUNCES 2016 BLACK HERITAGE TOURS TO LAUNCH AUGUST 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-ANNOUNCES-2016-BLACK-HERITAGE-TOURS-TO-LAUNCH-AUGUST-5-7/8267/ Experience Native American, African and Dutch Heritage in New York State Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 5) - I LOVE NEW YORK today announced new heritage tours taking place across the Empire State. Black Heritage Tours, based in New York and the Netherlands, is offering a trip through the Capital - Saratoga and Hudson Valley Regions, stopping at sites connected to African, Dutch, and Native American cultures that have helped shape both New York State and U.S. history. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-ANNOUNCES-2016-BLACK-HERITAGE-TOURS-TO-LAUNCH-AUGUST-5-7/8267/ OSI Protects Hudson Valley Heritage Trail Network at MANITOGA http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/OSI-Protects-Hudson-Valley-Heritage-Trail-Network-at-MANITOGA/8266/ Vision of famed designer Russel Wright, trails also enhance access to Appalachian Trail, Hudson Highlands State Park Garrison, N.Y. - The Open Space Institute announced today the protection of the trail network at Manitoga, a National Historic Landmark and celebrated Hudson Valley cultural attraction. The agreement guarantees permanent public access to Manitoga's scenic footpaths while protecting a key access point to the Appalachian Trail, through the adjacent Hudson Highlands State Park. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/OSI-Protects-Hudson-Valley-Heritage-Trail-Network-at-MANITOGA/8266/ ‘Rounders’ to be Played at Civil War Weekend, Saturday, July 30 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/-Rounders-to-be-Played-at-Civil-War-Weekend-Saturday-July-30/8265/ Massena, N.Y. - If you're a fan of baseball, you should make a point to visit the St. Lawrence County Historical Association's 15th annual Civil War reenactment at Robert Moses State Park in Massena bright and early on the morning of Saturday, July 30th! A game of rounders - a sport descended from the same ancestor as modern baseball - will be played at 10:30am in a moment of peace before the battle, followed by the roll call of local soldiers at 11am and a women's and children's frying pan toss at 11:30 (spectators are welcome to participate!). Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/-Rounders-to-be-Played-at-Civil-War-Weekend-Saturday-July-30/8265/ Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour Brings Series to Life http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Star-Trek-The-Original-Series-Set-Tour-Brings-Series-to-Life/8263/ Complete Set Reproductions Offer Fans Tour of Star Trek: The Original Series Sets in Ticonderoga, New York Ticonderoga, NY, July 14, 2016 - Star Trek super-fan James Cawley is honoring the 50th anniversary of the iconic franchise with the opening of his meticulously designed Star Trek: The Original Series set tour. Located in historic Ticonderoga, New York and under license by CBS Consumer Products, the set tour brings memories to life by allowing fans to boldly go and tour the sets of the legendary Starship Enterprise. Recreated exactly as they were laid out on the "Desilu" (now Paramount Pictures) Stage 9 in Hollywood for the original run of Star Trek, guests will be able to step onto the soundstage and be transported directly back to 1966. Starting this July, visitors can receive guided tours, photo opportunities and an immersive experience into the world of the classic television series. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Star-Trek-The-Original-Series-Set-Tour-Brings-Series-to-Life/8263/ Saratoga Battlefield Honors Memorial Day http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/24/Saratoga-Battlefield-Honors-Memorial-Day/8253/ Stillwater, N.Y. - On Memorial Day (May 30th), Saratoga National Historical Park, located on Route 4 and 32 in Stillwater, will offer special living history programming and readings which honor Americans who fought and died in the 1777 Revolutionary War Battles of Saratoga.  The event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm and is free. Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/24/Saratoga-Battlefield-Honors-Memorial-Day/8253/ Television Host and Museum Expert Don Wildman to Join With I LOVE NEW YORK http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ Will reveal insights about New York State's world-class museums Elements include articles, social media and personal appearances to promote travel to museums across New York State Albany, NY (May 18, 2016) - Empire State Development and New York State's Division of Tourism, which administer the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, are joining with television host and museum expert Don Wildman in an effort to encourage travel throughout the state, particularly to New York's copious collection of diverse museums. Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Television-Host-and-Museum-Expert-Don-Wildman-to-Join-With-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK/8250/ Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Deadline for Entries is August 26, 2016 Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 26, 2016 for the 11th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. The contest captures the beauty, history, people, and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ 18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ Exhibition Explores Relationship Between Two Great People's Movements for Equal Rights http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Exhibition-Explores-Relationship-Between-Two-Great-People-s-Movements-for-Equal-Rights/8241/ Peterboro, N.Y. - Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, a national traveling exhibition which explores the relationship between two great people's movements for equal rights, opens at the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) at 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro NY 13134 on Saturday, June 4, 2016. NAHOF is one of fifty sites in the country awarded this special exhibit. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Exhibition-Explores-Relationship-Between-Two-Great-People-s-Movements-for-Equal-Rights/8241/