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National EMS Week

National EMS Week

May 21, 2017, 10:00 AM to May 27, 2017, 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Thank you to all of our area Emergency First Responders! Between May 21 and May 27th, all EMS, first responders, and law enforcement personnel can receive free admission to the Arkell Museum, and 50% off admission for their entire party! More...
Annual Dinner Meeting

Annual Dinner Meeting

May 23, 2017, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Location: Travelodge Inn & Suites Little Falls 20 Albany St, Little Falls, New York 13365 The Herkimer County Historical Society will hold our Annual Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at the Little Falls Travelodge at 5:30 p.m. More...
In Praise of Poison Ivy

In Praise of Poison Ivy

May 23, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 During this program, author Anita Sanchez will discuss her book In Praise of Poison Ivy, and the many roles of poison ivy in both human and natural history, starting with the plant’s long history as—of all things—a popular garden plant.  More...

Decoration Day observance

May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM Location: Old Stone Fort Museum Before Memorial Day there was Decoration Day, every May 30, the graves of Civil War soldiers were decorated with fresh flowers. More...
Putman Porch Music

Putman Porch Music

Jun 1, 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 553 Queen Anne Road, Amsterdam NY Come join in the fun for the 3rd Annual Putman Porch Music series at Yankee Hill Lock More...
Square Foot Gardening Workshop

Square Foot Gardening Workshop

Jun 3, 2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80, Cooperstown, New York 13326 Learn the techniques involved in this gardening method that is fun for the entire family! Find out how to set up your grid, which plants to select, and how to maintain them. This low-maintenance, high-yield method requires little room and is great to get children interested in gardening. We will even give you some of our heirloom seeds and seedlings to get started! More...
21st Annual Rhubarb Festival

21st Annual Rhubarb Festival

Jun 4, 2017, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 1747 Nellis Tavern Join us for the 21st Annual Rhubarb Festival on June 4th at 1747 Nellis Tavern! More...

3rd Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference

Jun 8, 2017 to Jun 11, 2017 Location: Fort Plain Museum The Fort Plain Museum’s 3rd Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference is back for 2017 and registrations are now being accepted. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The Conference will be held June 8 -11, 2017. There will be 10 presentations, 2 bus tours, a colonial tavern/dinner, an opening reception and more. More...

Music at 25th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend

Jun 10, 2017, 7:00 PM Location: Smithfield Community Center Music was important during the Civil War and it will be so for the 25th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend June 10 and 11, 2017. The 77th New York Regimental Balladeers will return for the eighth time to Peterboro to perform an evening concert in honor of the 25th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend. The concert Patriots All: America’s Songbook 1861-1865 will be performed at the Smithfield Community Center on Saturday, June 10 at 7 pm. The Balladeers will also present earlier in the day at 3 pm on the encampment field with Campfire Songs and Melodies, including a variety of fiddle medleys. The Windham NY based band is celebrating its twentieth year and over 460 concert performances. More...
Path Through History Weekend

Path Through History Weekend

Jun 17, 2017, 8:00 AM to Jun 18, 2017, 5:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 All weekend and all across New York State various cultural institutions, historic sites, museums and communities will celebrate their heritage! More...
History & Hearsay Tour - Path Through History Weekend

History & Hearsay Tour - Path Through History Weekend

Jun 17, 2017, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Celebrate NYS Path Through History Weekend by taking this fun tour! History is full of mysteries and lies, not just facts. Take the tour and see if you can guess which tale is NOT true. Join site staff David on an exclusive tour of Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site to learn interesting bits of history as well as mystery along the canal. Test your intuition, detective skills, and see if you can spot the fib! More...
Father's Day

Father's Day

Jun 18, 2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Bring your father or a father figure in your life and receive one free adult admission! This could include your uncle, grandfather, or any other strong role model who has helped shape you into who you are today. All other members of the party will receive 50% off admission More...
Cinema Saturday at Schoharie Crossing

Cinema Saturday at Schoharie Crossing

Jun 24, 2017, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join in the fun as we watch this classic 1956 film outdoors*.  More...
Sommer's Summer Day

Sommer's Summer Day

Jul 1, 2017, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Palatine House Museum 102 Warner Hill Rd, Schoharie, New York 12157 Descendants of Rev. Peter Nicholas Sommer are invited to visit the Old Lutheran Parsonage, which was built for him and where he raised his family. Information regarding the highly revered Rev. Sommer will be available, as will be a copy of “The Sommer-Sommers-Somers and Summers That Missed the Boat”, a very comprehensive guide to the Sommer family tree. More...
Not Just for Kids - Jeannine Laverty

Not Just for Kids - Jeannine Laverty

Jul 30, 2017, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Elizabeth Ellis

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Elizabeth Ellis

Aug 6, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Peter Cook

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Peter Cook

Aug 13, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Michael Reno Harrell

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Michael Reno Harrell

Aug 20, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Joe Bruchac

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Joe Bruchac

Aug 27, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Grandparent's Day

Grandparent's Day

Sep 10, 2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Let’s celebrate grandparents! Bring any and all grandparents, whether they are yours by blood or some you have adopted, to visit the Arkell, and receive up to four free adult or senior admissions for them. More...
Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Becky Holder

Not Just for Kids Storytelling - Becky Holder

Sep 10, 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Join us for another terrific year of Not Just for Kids Storytelling at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. More...
Make your own natural Balms and Salves at The Farmers' Museum

Make your own natural Balms and Salves at The Farmers' Museum

Sep 23, 2017, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: The Farmers' Museum 5775 New York 80, Cooperstown, New York 13326 Stock your medicine cabinet with a variety of home-made remedies for everyday ailments – bruises, cuts, burns or sore muscles – all made from natural products! Learn about the properties of plants, from the back yard as well as from the spice rack, and how to make tinctures, extracts, balms, salves and rubs, then make your own to take home. It’s a cheap, natural and fun alternative to a trip to the pharmacy! More...
Friends Meeting w/ Presenter

Friends Meeting w/ Presenter

Sep 26, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Speaker to be determined. This program will be held in the Enders House adjacent to the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Visitor Center on Schoharie Street in Fort Hunter, New York. More...
Autumn Tour of Schoharie Crossing

Autumn Tour of Schoharie Crossing

Oct 17, 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Come explore the trails at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site w/ site educator David for this free Autumn Tour.  More...
NYS History Month Tuesday Talk

NYS History Month Tuesday Talk

Nov 7, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site 129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, New York 12069 Speaker and topic to be determined. Check back for updates! More...
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Arkell Museum at Canajoharie 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, New York 13317 First marked in November of 1919 to mark the end of WWI, Veterans Day honors those who have served our nation. All past service members of the United States military, and those who currently serve our veterans, such as those who work at VA Hospitals, train companion animals, or work in veteran service organizations, are welcome for free at the Arkell Museum and will receive 50% off admission for their entire party.  More...
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