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300th Post

May 14, 2016 – Although the speed with which we are adding markers is slowing, the details included with each post have increased. Click on the photo above to learn about hemp grown in Palmyra which was twisted into rope in a rope factory – called a rope walk. Related Markers: Rope Walk – Palmyra …


Governor Cuomo Unveils New York’s “Path Through History”

Governor Cuomo Unveils New York’s “Path Through History” to Support Tourism and Economic Development, and Highlight the State’s Historic Past Pathway Will Mark More Than 200 Sites of Historic and Cultural Significance to NY and Nation Cuomo Announces $1 Million in New Funding To Support New Initiative Albany, NY (August 28, 2012) Governor Andrew M. …


Pair Develops Community Photography

Related Markers: S.Smith/Jacobe – Community House Woodville


200th Post

August 16,2012   Launched just over 9 months ago, NY Historic, today reached 200 posts! Each entry is complete with the address, GPS coordinates, historical information, visual plotting on a map, directions to visit,  and best of all – beautiful photographs!  Many entries include book recommendations for further reading on the people and events that shaped NY and our …

Thank you , Kyle and our other dedicated volunteer marker hunters!

100th Post

November 15, 2011  Launched less than one month ago, NY Historic, today reached 100 posts!  With a staff of just two, it would be impossible to discover and photograph every marker in New York State.  With the help of  dedicated volunteers like Kyle Hobart, Jim Weeks, Matt Champlin and P.J. Harmer – we have hit …


The journey begins

October 20, 2011 Plagued by excess time on their hands, and because it has never been done in quite this way – Rochester, NY photographers – Matthew Conheady and Kelly Lucero have set out to photograph and catalog thousands of New York State’s historic markers. Are they nuts?  Stay tuned and see . . . …