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New York State Is Saying Yes to Heritage Tourism

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on July 2, 2012 in Archaeology, History |

Several Fieldnotes posts in one way or another have advocated heritage tourism. We have visited Montezuma Swamp and its ancient American Indian history, gone walking to imagine the prehistoric world, noted the rich potential for heritage tourism in Eastern New York (in resonance with John Roby’s wise words on the economy), and pointed out destinations […]

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Hurricanes, Museums, and Disaster Preparedness

Posted by Kerry Nelson on August 30, 2011 in Archaeology, Artifacts, CRM, History, Museums |

Guy Park in Amsterdam, New York was severely damaged by flooding of the Mohawk River after Hurricane Irene.  A corner of the building was ripped off by the flood waters, which rose as high as the first floor windows at one point. Guy Park was the colonial home of Guy Johnson, the nephew and son-in-law […]

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