and their descendants would be digging up every paper they could find about them to build that history for all of their descendants? The museum holds over 70,000 items, decorative arts, furnishings, and documents related to the family who lived there between 17.

Located at 523 1/2 South Pearl Street in Albany, NY.

The Half Moon is a full-scale, operating replica of the Dutch ship of exploration that Henry Hudson sailed in 1609.

Today, visitors to the site can enjoy a guided tour of the mansion and an orientation exhibition in the Visitor Center. The Shaker Heritage Society, features a 770 acre Historic District including 9 historical Shaker buildings, fields, gardens, an orchard, the Ann Lee Pond Nature Preserve and the Shaker Cemetery. Built 1797-1798, the historic mansion is operated by the Albany County Historical Association.

Focus is on the rich history of Albany County through exhibits, lectures, concerts, tours and an annual Living History Day in May. Housed in the main foyer of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science's O'Brien Building, the museum provides a glimpse into the past of Pharmacy.

Collections of historical artifacts and antique items are housed inside the buildings. Built 1763 and overlooking the Hudson River, the historic Georgian house was home to Philip J.

Schuyler, the renowned Revolutionary War general and US Senator.

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Do you think our ancestors realized they were making history..... The Albany Institute of History & Art is focused on the collection, preservation and interpretation of the history, art and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley. Built in 1787 for the Philip Rensselaer family, the house has been open as a museum since 1964.The Pioneer Oil Museum is focused on the history of the local oil and gas industries in Allegany and Cattaraugus Counties and the pioneers who worked in those industries. Housed inside the 150 year old former Seventh Day Baptist Church, the museum is filled with historical items and memorabilia from the past of the Richburg, NY area. Housed in the old Town Hall and Fire Department building, the Rushford Museum features exhibits related to the history of Rushford.Additional historical structures have been added to the Rushford Historical Society's holdings including a schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop and and the Grange building. The museum features almost 8000 ceramic and glass objects, ranging from small pottery shards of ancient civilizations to contemporary sculpture and installation pieces to advanced ceramics reflecting the cutting edge of ceramic technology.Visitors will learn about life in New Netherland during the 17th century.The ship travels the Hudson River, the Delaware River and Bay and the Connecticut River but spends much time in the historic waters of New Netherland.The cottage has been restored and features authentic period furnishings.