Hundreds of Events Scheduled during Father’s Day and Columbus Day Weekends to Showcase the People and Places that Shaped History;
Program Encourages New Yorkers to Visit Tourist Attractions across the State
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced two Path Through History Weekends scheduled for 2017. The first will coincide with Father’s Day, June 17-18, and the other with Columbus Day, October 7-9. Each weekend will feature exciting events at historic venues across the state. Path Through History Weekends encourage residents and visitors to enjoy New York State’s rich culture and heritage at hundreds of events throughout the state. Interactive science museums, living history museums and former battlefields are among the cultural and historic sites that are planning reenactments, activities and tours throughout the weekends. In addition, many historic districts and parks will offer festivals with live music, crafts, and local foods.