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The New York State Historical Association is no more

They have officially changed their name and charter to the Fenimore Art Museum, approved by the NYS Regents 14 March 2017.

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Noteworthy recent books
Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909
 David Schuyler
Cornell University Press.
Review by Anne Matusiewicz, MA

New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious LibertyNew Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty
Evan Haefeli
University of Pennsylvania Press
Review by Anne Matusiewicz, MA

The 1776-1777 Northern Campaigns of the American War for Independence and Their Sequel: Contemporary Maps of Mainly German Origin
Thomas M. Barker and Paul R. Huey, eds. 
Purple Mountain Press
Review by
Michael P. Gabriel, PhD.
Kutztown University

Book cover: Along the Hudson and Mohawk: The 1790 Journey of Count Paolo AndreaniAlong the Hudson and Mohawk: The 1790 Journey of Count Paolo Andreani
Cesare Marino and Karim M. Tiro, Editors and Translators
University of Pennsylvania Press

Book cover: The Colony of New NetherlandThe Colony of New Netherland: A Dutch Settlement in Seventeenth-Century America
Jaap Jacobs
Cornell University Press

Knickerbocker: The Myth behind New York
Elizabeth L. Bradley
Rutgers University Press

We Used to Own the Bronx
Eve Pell
SUNY Press

My River Chronicles: Rediscovering the Work that Built America; A Personal and Historical Journey
Jessica DuLong
Free Press

Sir William Johnson Papers Digital Edition

The second digital edition of the Papers of Sir William Johnson is now available on CD from the New York State Library for $20.

The CD has over 16,000 pages in 20 hyperlinked volumes. Every word is searchable and documents may be accessed in chronological order. Illustrations newly scanned from Manuscripts and Special Collections.

To purchase a copy, contact Aimee Pelton in Documents and Digital Collections via phone at (518) 474-7492 or email at

Drums Along the MohawkDrums Along the Mohawk is Greg Ketcham's research on the Revolutionary War in the Mohawk Valley. A true labor of love. Hosted by New York History Net.

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