The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) 2022 Annual Conference will be held in Kingston, NY, September 19-21, 2022. Our conference draws more than 100 government-appointed historians and affiliates from across the state.
Situated on the bank of the Hudson River, Kingston originally was home to the Esopus people, a tribe of Lenape (Delaware) Native Americans. The area witnessed the activities of Dutch traders, American revolutionaries, and British arsonists, as well as cement manufacturers and canal and railway travelers, among others. The city has the distinction of being New York State's first capital. Today, it is home to an increasingly diverse group of people with their own unique histories. Some of these stories are well known; others have yet to be examined. In the interest of “Expanding the Narrative,” we invite public historians to shed light on some of the lesser-known people and events that have shaped our state’s past.
In addition to our in-person offerings, we are pleased to announce that we will be offering a virtual online option for those who are unable to travel to be with us in Kingston.
Call for Proposals
The APHNYS Program Committee invites proposals for workshops, panels, and presentations that explore the 2022 Annual Conference theme of "Expanding the Narrative." Deadline: April 30, 2022. For more information and to submit your proposal, click here.
Registration Information will be coming in July 2022
Travel & Lodging
The conference will be held at the Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel & Conference Center, 503 Washington Ave., Kingston, NY 12401. The hotel offers complimentary continental breakfast, as well as free parking, internet, WiFi and access to a fitness center and indoor swimming pool. Room rate will be $109 a night. When reserving a room, you must mention APHNYS to get the discount.