The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - history Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:28:58 GMT 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/ “Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women’s Running” http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/   Seneca Falls, N.Y. - Women's Rights National Historical Park, in partnership with the National Women's Hall of Fame, invites the public to attend a panel discussion titled, "Running the Rough Road to Equality: a True History of the Pioneer Days of Women's Running" on Friday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm in the park's Wesleyan Chapel. Featured panelists will be Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-Running-the-Rough-Road-to-Equality-a-True-History-of-the-Pioneer-Days-of-Women-s-Running-/8240/ Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour! Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Historic hike & interactive exhibit on Adirondack birds debut in new Adirondack Museum season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ 59th season opens May 20 with fairs and family festivals, crafts from basket making to boat building, and the return of signature favorite events   Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - April 25, 2016 - The Adirondack Museum will open for its 59th season on Friday, May 20. Set on 121 acres, the 24-building campus will offer daily programs, family festivals and activities, compelling new special exhibits to complement permanent exhibits, and fairs for aficionados of all things Adirondack. A range of talented artisans-in-residence will demonstrate the scope of Adirondack craftsmanship, while workshops will give visitors hands-on experience and an Adirondack keepsake. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Historic-hike-interactive-exhibit-on-Adirondack-birds-debut-in-new-Adirondack-Museum-season/8238/ Museum Association of NY Announces Partnership with "Mysteries at the Museum" Host Don Wildman http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/ Troy, N.Y. -The Museum Association of New York (MANY), New York's only statewide membership association representing museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums, has announced an exciting partnership with Mysteries at the Museum host Don Wildman on a social media campaign to promote unique and interesting objects in New York museums' permanent collections. Artifact|NY is a campaign of regularly posted photographic images of fascinating artifacts from New York museums accompanied by short blurbs about the artifacts as well as links to museum websites and announcements of upcoming exhibitions. The project is created by Don Wildman's Archivist Media in NYC and sponsored by MANY. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Museum-Association-of-NY-Announces-Partnership-with-Mysteries-at-the-Museum-Host-Don-Wildman/8236/