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Fort Ticonderoga - Carl Heilmann II photographer, Photo credit Fort TiconderogaFunding made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

Ticonderoga, NY - Fort Ticonderoga, a major cultural destination, museum, and National Historic Landmark, has been awarded a $10,000 Regrowth and Capacity Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). The grant funds will provide support to Fort Ticonderoga to broaden visitor accessibility both digitally as well as on-site with increased and improved wayfinding. Fort Ticonderoga is partnering with New York University (NYU) and Brawn Media to develop an improved visitor experience for all.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationNewburgh, NY (March 1, 2023) – In honor of Women’s History Month, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will hold its annual program, The General’s Lady, Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 PM. Inspired by Martha Washington, this event pays tribute to both the impact of noteworthy historical women and to contemporary women making a difference in the field of history and preservation in the Hudson Valley. As mentioned, March is Women’s History Month, making it a very appropriate time for this presentation.

Defense of the Hudson ExhibitNewburgh, NY (February 9, 2023) – On February 9, 2023, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh cut the ribbon on their latest exhibit, The Defense of the Hudson.  After years of research and development, this exhibit explores the importance of the Hudson River to the Revolutionary War effort.  It details the methods, events, and people that helped make this region integral to the War and the founding of this Nation.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationFocusing on an Aspect of Hudson Valley Slavery and the Birth of a Free Black Community

Staatsburg, N.Y. — In 1810, there were nine Black people enslaved on the Staatsburgh estate. In 1910, the staff working inside Staatsburgh was exclusively White and European – with only one documented Black resident in the entire hamlet. What happened?…

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationSaturday February 11

Staatsburg, N.Y. (1/13/23) — Just in time for Valentine’s Day, drop in to Staatsburgh State Historic Site to make valentines for your favorite people!  Craft supplies and 19th-century images will be available to make unique cards for your special-someones, and light refreshments will be served. …

Smith_Forge_2Funds provided by the Preservation League of New York State to support preservation and stabilization of a significant piece of 18th-century architecture on Fort Ticonderoga’s historic landscape

Ticonderoga, NY – Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded a Technical Assistance Grant from the Preservation League of New York State which will provide funding for the first phase in the preservation and stabilization of a significant piece of 18th-century architecture on Fort Ticonderoga’s historic landscape.

whirligigNewburgh, NY – Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, and find “A Cure for Cabin Fever.” The site will be open from 11am until 3pm on the following days: Friday, December 23rd; Saturday, December 24th; Wednesday, December 28th; Thursday, December 29th; Friday, December 30th, and Saturday, December 31st.

We Are NYNew Public/Private Partnership Orientation Center to Improve Visitor Experience

Includes Major Painting Project, New Wayfinding Maintenance Facility, Solar, General Site Improvements

View Renderings Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Olana State Historic Site will undergo major capital and site improvement projects over the next two years, including construction of the Frederic Church Center for Art and Landscape, a new entry and orientation facility at the historic site in Hudson, Columbia County. The sustainably designed, all-electric Frederic Church Center will be a gateway to all visitors to Olana State Historic Site and is the marquee project of a $25 million investment to the site.

January 2023 Living History Event1776 Supplying our Army in Canada presented on Saturday, January 14, 2023

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting one-day living history event on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Step into the early days of the American Revolution as soldiers at Ticonderoga sent vital supplies to the American Army, clinging-on tenuously to the siege of Quebec.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationYonkers, N.Y.  (11/18/22) – After being closed for 18 months, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site in downtown Yonkers has re-opened to the public. The site is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. It will be closed for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, but will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 25, 26, and 27, 2022 for Thanksgiving weekend.

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