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Bateau_Maritime Trades 2024Narrated Boat Cruises, and Student Engagement

Maritime Trades available daily Tuesday-Sunday, Carillon Boat Tours starting May 24, 2024

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Fort Ticonderoga celebrates National Maritime Day, May 22, with a new 2024 historic boat building program and narrated boat tours aboard the 60 ft Carillon Boat on Lake Champlain. The maritime trades program is available daily Tuesday-Sunday throughout the season. The Carillon boat tours will begin on May 24th and run through October.

Military MeritNewburgh, NY (May 16, 2024) – During Memorial Day weekend, in honor of those who serve(d) in the US Military, come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site for these special activities: 

The lecture, From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart, will be presented on Saturday, May 25th at 2pm.  General George Washington, while headquartered in Newburgh, created the Badge of Military Merit on August 7th, 1782.

Military MeritNewburgh, NY (May 8, 2024) – During Memorial Day weekend, in honor of those who serve(d) in the US Military, come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site for these special activities: 

The lecture, From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart, will be presented on Saturday, May 25th at 2pm.  General George Washington, while headquartered in Newburgh, created the Badge of Military Merit on August 7th, 1782.

FDR Library and MuseumHyde Park, N.Y. -- The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will host a series of free, public events over Memorial Day Weekend, from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, 2024.

WORLD WAR II ENCAMPMENT & MILITARY DISPLAYS

On Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, the The Duffle Bag of Patterson, New York, will present a weekend of historic military displays and a World War II encampment on the Roosevelt Library's front lawn.

Copyright Fort Ticonderoga, Photographer Carl Heilman IIAccess to 2000-acres of Historic Adventure, Boat Tours, Breathtaking Gardens, Family Programs, New Exhibits, & More!

This must-see destination is open Tuesday-Sunday May 4-October 27, 2024

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Experience the blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else when you visit Fort Ticonderoga! Explore 2000-acres of America’s most historic landscape, located on the shores of Lake Champlain, nestled between New York’s Adirondack & Vermont’s Green Mountains. Create lasting memories as you embark on an unforgettable adventure that spans centuries, defined a continent, and helped forge a nation.

Curator TourStaatsburgh, N.Y.  (4/24/24) — On Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, May 25 at 11 a.m., Staatsburgh’s curator, Dr. Maria Reynolds, will offer a special tour called “A Closer Look: A Curator-Guided Exploration of the Hidden & Hard-to-See.” The tour will showcase all things French, including French styles, objects, furniture, and architecture in the house. Visitors will see some of the most interesting items in Staatsburgh’s remarkable collection. …

The AfterglowFrederic Church’s Rarely Seen Memorial Landscape Paintings Debut at Olana State Historic Site in New Exhibition, Afterglow

Afterglow Considers How Landscapes Provide Reflection and Healing

Hudson, NY – The Olana Partnership announced today that this season’s special exhibition Afterglow: Frederic Church and the Landscape of Memory will open May 12 in the Sharp Family Gallery at Olana State Historic Site. Afterglow brings together for the first time a series of intimate memorial landscapes painted by Church, 19th-century America’s foremost landscape painter, and highly personal family artifacts – never before exhibited -- from Olana’s collections.

NYS Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation 100Staatsburg, N.Y. — Staatsburgh’s founder, Governor Morgan Lewis, enslaved people of African descent at his estate in Staatsburg, New York. Yet, when his great-granddaughter, Ruth Livingston Mills, lived at Staatsburgh at the turn of the 20th century, the staff was exclusively White and of European descent. Staatsburgh State Historic Site is offering a free, one-hour program, “Slavery, Segregation & Staatsburgh” in-person on Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m. and via Zoom on Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. The program is free, but reservations are required

Gilded Age costumed guide. Photo by Pierce JohnstonStaatsburg, N.Y. — Staatsburgh’s owners, Ruth and Ogden Mills, had tickets to sail on the R.M.S. Titanic’s scheduled second trip. This April, to mark the 112th anniversary of the Titanic’s infamous maiden voyage, Staatsburgh State Historic Site is offering their ever-popular “Tales of the Titanic” theme tour of the mansion.

“Tales of the Titanic” is as close as you can come to visiting the Titanic … and still keeping your feet dry! This 90-minute tour, led by a costumed guide, explores the mansion while offering tales of bravery and tragedy.

Mother and daughter at Convention DaysJuly 19-21

Seneca Falls, NY - Women's Rights National Historical Park invites visitors for Convention Days 2024, to be held in Seneca Falls, July 19-21. Convention Days, long a signature event in Seneca Falls, commemorates the anniversary of the 1848 women’s rights convention, where 300 women and men joined together in asserting that “all men and women are created equal.” …

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