“Preserving and Promoting the History of New York State”
October 14, 2016 – 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.
Student Center, 1st Floor, NYS Museum, Albany NY
Join us on Friday, October 14th, at the NYS Museum in Albany, for a summit on preserving state and local history. This summit will review the current historical preservation programs with an eye towards pro- tecting and promoting our history for future generations.
This event will include a series of presentations and peer networking opportunities focusing on the functions that preserve our history in New York State.
Pre-registration is required for this free event and can be made by calling NYSAC at 518-465-1473 by September 30th. We look forward to seeing you in October for this important event.
Sincerely, William Cherry NYS Association of Counties President
Local Historian’s Role in Identifying and Promoting Historical Records: a State Archives Webinar, October 19, 2016 – 10:00 – 11:00 am
The State Archives will be holding this webinar on October 19 at 10 am. Click on the link for further information on how to sign up.
The Fall 2016 APHNYS Conference is now history. Kudos to all for making it a success. APHNYS Fall 2017 conference will be held in Poughkeepsie from October 31-November 2, 2017. Further Information will be forthcoming at the APHNYS Conference page.
Here’s the 2016 APHNYS Meeting Final Program, in case you want to see what types of presentations are held at these conferences.
Also please visit the APHNYS Conference page to see what the different APHNYS regions have planned for meetings this fall and next spring.
The July 2016 issue of the Historian’s Exchange is now available. It includes i membership renewal form. Take a look!
If you are interested in becoming a Registered Historian, go to the updated Registered Historians page for more information and the application form for 2017.
And if you know of a local government historian or a friend of local history deserving of recognition, take a look at the APHNYS Awards Program. Historians can be recognized for lifetime achievement, excellence in public history projects, excellence in a military, labor or marine project or publication or for excellence in cooperation and promoting local history. APHNYS also has an award for citizens and government officials who promote, preserve and stimulate interest in New York State History. If you wish to nominate someone, go to the Awards page for further information.