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Fort Ticonderoga logoOffering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign - an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. This virtual experience is in addition to onsite visitation that was just announced. Fort Ticonderoga will be open to the public Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-5pm until October 31, 2020.

washington headquartersNewburgh, NY (June 25, 2020) – Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh will begin an extensive Pathway Improvement Project in July, 2020.  Being the first publicly owned historic site in the Nation, the Pathway Project will be respectful of the site’s history, while enhancing public access to the grounds and the Site’s significant historic features. …

Fort TiconderogaOffering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign - an exciting virtual campus opening. This Digital Campaign features interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and a preview of the many experiences which will be featured on-site once Fort Ticonderoga’s gates open in 2020. The museum and cultural destination’s 2020 opening has been postponed due to COVID-19, anticipating the gates will once again open to visitors when the North Country enters Phase 4 of the "NY Forward" plan in early July.

Center for Digital History IconOffering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga announces a 2020 Digital Campaign - an exciting virtual campus opening. This Digital Campaign features interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and a preview of the many experiences which will be featured on-site once Fort Ticonderoga’s gates open in 2020.  The museum and cultural destination’s 2020 opening has been postponed due to COVID-19.

This unique opportunity brings to digital visitors the layers of history and natural beauty into their homes across the globe. Featuring the museum’s annual interpretation (2020 is 1774!), Fort Ticonderoga staff continue to press forward with their commitment to providing resources and entertaining programs to engage, inspire, and give context to the world around us.

National Comedy Center AnywhereExclusive Museum Content Now Available for Viewing at Home

Jamestown,  NY – April 16, 2020 -- The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and non-profit museum dedicated to comedy as an art form, announced today that it has launched a new online content platform featuring exclusive content directly from its interactive comedy exhibits, as an extension of the museum during its temporary closure.

National Comedy Center Anywhere tells the story of comedy via commentary from the artists themselves, and rare archival material never-before-seen outside of the Comedy Center  -- just named the “Best New Museum in the Country” six weeks ago by USA Today, and named to TIME magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places” in 2019. …

Center for Digital HistoryConnecting the Globe with Online Resources, Programs, and at Home Educational Activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga recently launched its Center for Digital History, an exciting new online platform allowing Fort Ticonderoga to bring award-winning educational programs and resources into homes and classrooms around the globe.

The Center for Digital History provides a platform for educational resources featuring: interactive live programs, museum artifacts through Ticonderoga’s Online Collections, and access to over 100 videos on Fort Ticonderoga’s YouTube channel, including the popular Collections Speed Dating series where Curator Matthew Keagle explores highlights from the museum’s collection.

Woodstock Concert StageHelp the historic site become “half-a-million strong” once again

Bethel, NY (April 9, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located in Bethel, NY at the historic site of the greatest festival of all time, is asking those who attended Woodstock over 50 years ago to join the Alumni Registry.

The Alumni Registry keeps the spirit of Woodstock alive through the stories and memories of the people who were there.  The information provided from participants near and far is added to the permanent Museum archive, where it will serve as a useful research tool for visitors and scholars as they seek to learn more about the festival and its participants. The testimonies allow visitors to enrich their understanding of the event and its continued impact.  Registry alumni will have the opportunity to receive information about special events and programs designed especially for them.

George Eastman Museum logoThe virtual experiences allow visitors to discover photography, film, and the legacy of George Eastman from home 

Rochester, N.Y., April 1, 2020—The George Eastman Museum may be temporarily closed, but the museum is still offering its audiences around the world an opportunity to explore collections and educational offerings. The museum officially launched Eastman Museum at Home, a repository for activities, online resources, tutorials, and tours to keep people engaged in learning about photography, film, and the legacy of George Eastman.

Clinton County Historical AssociationClinton County, N.Y. – Out of respect for the warnings health officials have issued regarding COVID-19 and concern for our members and the public attending our meetings, the Clinton County Historical Association has postponed all CCHA sponsored events in March and April.  Additionally, we have closed the CCHA Museum to the public until further notice. Inquiries can be submitted to director@clintoncountyhistorical.org or by calling 518-561-0340.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Katonah, NY – John Jay Homestead State Historic Site has launched new digital content you can enjoy from home.  These fun, interactive activities allow you to experience history while historic house tours are suspended.

Learn more about the collection by exploring the Object of the Day or try to solve one of history’s mysteries by being an Object Detective.  A virtual tour and downloadable worksheets are also available.  More content will continue to be added.  All this can be found on our website: www.johnjayhomestead.org.

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