Month: February 2018

SS Vaterland

“We Built Her to Bring Them Over There”: The Cruiser and Transport Force in the Great War

By Salvatore Mercogliano, PhD  On 23 May 1914, German ambassador Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff hosted a luncheon reception on board the newest and largest transAtlantic liner upon its first arrival in New York City. It was just two short years...

Book Heaven's Ditch

Heaven’s Ditch: Seminar with Jack Kelly 10 March, 2018

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal Presentation and Book Signing with Author Jack Kelly Register Here for 10 March, 2018 Registration at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Join...

Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration at Washington’s Headquarters, Newburgh 17-19 February 2018

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation invites the public to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site (84 Liberty St, Newburgh, NY) to celebrate George Washington’s Birthday.  The event will be held February 17th, 18th and 19th, from 12:00 pm...