Celebrate New York State History

Date: January 15, 2011

TIME: 10:00-4:00
LOCATION: New York State Museum, Albany

Join in the celebration of New York State history. Meet the educators from historic sites in the Mohawk Valley, Great Capital Region, and the Hudson River Valley. Share ideas about the War of 1812 Bicentennial and the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Tour the New York State Museum. Plan you visits to the historic sites of the Empire State.

10:00 Welcome, Robert Weible, New York State Historian

10:15 The Mohawk Valley in New York and American History, Tricia Shaw, Schoharie Crossing State Historic Park and the Mohawk Valley Consortium

11:15 Hudson River Art School and Jacksonian and Antebellum America, Carri Manchester, Olana State Historic Park and Peter Feinman, IHARE

12:15 Lunch Workshop: Historic Sites and the Classroom with Crailo State Historic Site, Johnson Hall State Historic Site, Schuyler Mansion, Shaker Heritage Society

1:00 Historic Site Displays – participating sites include:

Adirondack Museum @ Blue Mountain
Lake Albany County Historical Society
Arkell Museum
Clermont State Historic Site
Crailo State Historic Site
Historic Cherry Hill
Johnson Hall State Historic Site
National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame
New York State Library
New York State Military Heritage Museum
New York State Museum
Olana State Historic Site
Salem Art Works
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
Schuyler Mansion
Shaker Heritage Society
Ten Broeck Mansion
Thomas Cole House

2:00 Native People Cart

3:00 Citizen Soldiers Museum Tour

To register send an email to IHARE at contact@ihare.org with NYS History Day as the subject and include: Name, School, and contact email address.