Welcome to APHNYS

The July 2016 issue of the Historian’s Exchange is now available. It includes information about our upcoming conference and a membership renewal form. Take a look!

The Fall 2016 APHNYS Conference is fast approaching. It will be held September 15-17, 2016 in Syracuse. Further Information may be found at APHNYS Conference page.

If you are interested in becoming a Registered Historian, go to Registered Historians page for more information and an application form.

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.

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

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