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PR - PTH June 2024Norwich, N.Y. – The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) will again participate in the semi-annual state-wide festivities known as Path Through History weekend on June 16. As part of the celebration, the museum is hosting special open hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day.

New-York Historical SocietyOn view from September 27, 2024 to June 22, 2025, Real Clothes, Real Lives: 200 Years of What Women Wore Features Clothing from the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection

New York, NY (June 13, 2024)—This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents Real Clothes, Real Lives: 200 Years of What Women Wore, the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection. The engaging exhibition showcases garments and accessories from the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection, an archive of the everyday clothing of American women—a subject often neglected in museum exhibitions.

ESD LogoProject Builds on Governor Hochul’s Commitment to Supporting New York’s Tourism Industry

Visitor Center Expected to be Complete in Time for the 100th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Beautiful Lakeside Property

See Rendering of the Visitor Center Here

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Graycliff Estate will be adding a new visitor center to complement the recently renovated historic home and surrounding property, improving the 8-acre site’s visitor experience, and better telling the story of Darwin and Isabelle Martin’s spectacular summer home on Lake Erie.

History Happy Hour_Carl Heilman II, copyright Fort TiconderogaEnjoy exclusive, premium experiences this summer only at Fort Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Fort Ticonderoga recently announced a new schedule of premium programs and tours this summer. Visitors will have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes, tour the fort before and after hours, and delve deep into Ticonderoga’s epic history and natural beauty.

GCV&M Pride WeekJuly 15 – 21, with Programming Celebrating LGBTQ+ History

Mumford, NY (June 11, 2024) – Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, will hold its first Pride Week (Wednesday, July 15 – Sunday, July 21), with a variety of events, family activities, daily historical happenings, and explorations of untold stories and voices that have been historically silenced from 19th-century New York State. LGBTQ+ individuals have shaped and enhanced society throughout recorded history, and GCV&M welcomes visitors to join in exploring and celebrating this shared history.

Antique and Classic Boat ShowNew This Year: A Free Parking Shuttle

Skaneateles, N.Y. - Oh, the places they have been. The stories they could tell. And soon, these storied boats of yesteryear will be docking in Skaneateles. The Antique and Classic Boat Show, now in its 46th year, returns to Clift Park July 26-28. Hours are 3 p.m. to dusk Friday, 9 a.m. to dusk Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

NYS Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation 100Redefining the Family: The Livingstons and the Institution of Slavery in Early America will be on view at Clermont State Historic Site from June 23, 2024–June 22, 2025.

Germantown, NY – On Sunday, June 23, 2024, Clermont State Historic Site will open its newest exhibition Redefining The Family: The Livingstons and the Institution of Slavery in Early America. Drawn from research completed by Livingston descendant, Pennsylvania State Representative Christopher Rabb, the exhibition explores the life of Rabb’s great-great-great-grandmother Christiana Taylor Livingston Williams Freeman (1812-1909)– who was born to a Black enslaved mother and her enslaver, a White Livingston– and Rabb’s journey validating his family’s oral history about his lineage.

Scots Day 2024 PRTiconderoga, NY - Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history, heritage, and culture during our daylong Scots Day celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Discover the heroic stories of Scottish soldiers in the British Army serving at Ticonderoga and North America though the campaigns of the 18th century. Thrill at musket demonstrations that highlight the equipment, clothing, and tactics of the red-coated Scottish soldier, during the defining military campaigns that shaped North America.

Hudson River Museum - June 2024 ProgramsYonkers, NY (May 30, 2024) — The Hudson River Museum presents two inspired exhibitions opening Friday, June 7 that celebrate new and ongoing relationships with local communities and artists. Neighboring Visions: Westchester Artists Then and Now pairs historical landscape and figurative paintings on loan from the Bronxville Historical Conservancy with contemporary works created by Westchester-based artists. Red Grooms: Drawing "The Bookstore” features never-before-seen preparatory drawings to celebrate the 45th anniversary of this beloved installation, commissioned by the Museum.

NYSEDJune is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Albany, N.Y. – The New York State Library announces its upcoming programming for June 2024, including webinars and events related to historical events, genealogical services, small business development assistance, and other exciting topics. The following upcoming free programming requires registration and is available either in person or online, as indicated in each listing.

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