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Local History

  • Aboard the Underground Railroad

    Aboard the Underground Railroad: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary introduces travelers, researchers, historians, preservationists, and anyone interested in African American history to the fascinating people and places associated with the Underground Railroad.

  • Association of Public Historians of New York State

    The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS)

  • Barn Journal

    Barn information across America.

  • Bit of the Past: Madison County, NY

    The late Mike Hollingsworth's site about Madison County, NY

  • Canal Society of New York State

    The Canal Society of New York State brings together canal enthusiasts from across the state, to learn about the history, development and on-going activities associated with the numerous canal systems found throughout the state.

  • Cazenovia, Fenner & Nelson History Page

    Dan Weiskotten's local history resources for Cazenovia, Fenner and Nelson.

  • Cemetery Links

    Cemetery information on the Internet.

  • Central New York Genealogical Society

    The Central New York Genealogical Society was formed in 1961 for the purpose of preserving, publishing and sharing genealogical information and resources.

  • Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

    The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum is located within the Old Erie Canal State Historic Park in Central New York State. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 96-foot long cargo boats were built and repaired on this site. The Museum tells of the construction of these boats, the workings of the restored dry docks and the social history of the canal area.

  • Drums Along the Mohawk

    Information about the American Revolution on the New York frontier.

  • Existing Railroad Stations in New York State

    Information about railroad stations in New York State.

  • Flora Temple

    Flora Temple, "Queen of the Turf."

  • Gerrit Smith Virtual Museum

    Gerrit Smith was a leader of anti-slavery activities in Syracuse, and nationally. He converted Frederick Douglass to political abolitionism, and helped to finance his work. He was a close associate, financier and co-conspirator of John Brown, during his Kansas campaigns, and prior to his raid on Harper's Ferry. Having helped to start the Civil War, he became a strong Union supporter, and an advocate for post-war reconciliation. Along with twelve others, he signed the bail bond to free Jefferson Davis from his post-war imprisonment.

  • History of the Erie Canal

    The Erie Canal had an enormous impact on New York and America in the nineteenth century. University of Rochester students are writing the history of the Erie Canal and its successor, the New York State Barge Canal, placed online here.

  • Holstein-Friesian Historic Site

    America's Oldest Holstein-Friesian Herd, owned by Gerrit Smith Miller of Peterboro, N.Y.

  • Hudson River Valley Heritage

    Digital images from the Hudson River Valley.

  • Local History Links from Thrall Library

    A collection of local history links from Thrall Library, Middletown, Orange Co.

  • Long Island History on the World Wide Web

    An overview of Long Island history resources which are available online.

  • Long Island Memories

    Digital images from Long Island.

  • Longwood's Journey

    A historical overview of the Longwood community, located 50 miles east of New York City. Through the efforts of the Social Studies students at Longwood Middle School, local historians, and residents around the world, as well as primary source material, this project is continually being updated and added to.

  • Loomis Family of Sangerfield

    The Loomis Family of Sangerfield, aka "The Loomis Gang"

  • Madison Co. GenWeb Page

    With links to other NYS counties, and other states.

  • Morrisville Historic Preservation Commission

    The M.H.P.C. promotes the preservation of those sites in the Village of Morrisville that exemplifiy the historical, cultural and architectural heritage of the community.

  • Museum Websites

    Links to U.S. Museums by State and Subject.

  • N.Y.S. Archives: The Digital Collections

    Archives' images.

  • New York Heritage Digital Collections

    New York digital images.

  • New York History Net

    A site for historians and students of New York State history and culture.

  • New York State Barn Coalition

    The New York State Barn Coalition is a non-profit organization formed for educational purposes. The coalition is dedicating to promoting the appreciation, preservation, rehabilitation, and re-use of historic barns.

  • New York State History

    An electronic journal devoted to the study of New York and its people.

  • New York State Museum

    The website for the New York State Museum in Albany, NY

  • New York State Newspaper Project

    New York State newspapers on microfilm and in print.

  • New York State Roadside Historical Markers

    Find New York State historical markers by county.

  • North Country Digital History

    Digital images from the northern part of New York State.

  • NYNY

    Information and resources for local historians and enthusiasts.

  • Oneida Community

    The Oneida Community Mansion House - a National Historic Landmark

  • Oneida Indian Nation

    Known as the fledgling United States' first allies, the Oneidas played a key role in the birth of this Nation and have overcome numerous challenges and hardships. Visitors are encouraged to learn more about the Oneida Indian Nation and its economic rebirth in Central New York.

  • Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse

    The Onondaga Historical Association offers engaging exhibits and programs, pursues partnerships with other cultural organizations and community groups, and develops and
    cares for a definitive collection related to local history. It operates a museum and research center in Syracuse, New York.

  • Penfield Museum

    Penfield Museum is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to preserving the history of the Ironworking Industry in the North Country during the 19th century.

  • Upstate History Alliance

    Established in 1971, the Upstate History Alliance is a non-profit organization which provides support, advice and training to historical societies, museums, historians and others interested in history in upstate New York.

  • Women of Courage Profiles

    Information about local women who made an impact on the North Country.

  • Wood, Taber & Morse Steam Engines of Eaton, NY

    Wood, Taber & Morse Steam Engines of Eaton, NY

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