Kinderhook, New York
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Columbia County Historical Society includes three historic properties as well as a museum and library open to the public.
New York, New York
Art, Children's, Culture, History
The Jewish Museum is the preeminent United States institution exploring the intersection of 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture. It is widely admired for its exhibitions and educational programs that inspire people of all backgrounds. The Jewish Museum hosts a wide range of family and cultural programs, including concerts, lectures and the annual New York Jewish Film Festival.
Katonah, New York
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is both a local gem and national treasure. A visit to the Homestead today is an opportunity to increase one’s knowledge and enthusiasm for history, to contemplate the principles upon which America was founded, and to learn about farm life in the 19th century. In addition, the Homestead’s 62-acre grounds include historic outbuildings, four formal gardens, open fields, a pond and wooded trails – supporting a wide range of outdoor activity.
Elmira, New York
Culture, General, History, Historic House
A famous ex-slave who fled his master in Virginia to find a home in Elmira, which became an integral part of the Underground Railroad--in which Jones became quite active. Jone's house still stands erect in Elmira and is now called the John W. Jones Museum.
Johnstown, New York
History, Historic House, Historical Society
To discover, collect, preserve, and display the history, data, and items relating to the city Of Johnstown, NY and the surrounding area