Presents the history of central New York State from the Ice Age to the present day.
The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.
An essential resource for dedicated cyclists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Great for those traveling by foot, boat, or car as well.
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
Fifty-one unique New York towns with great stories to tell, from L. Frank Baum's and Jello's hometowns to the birthplace of the Women's Rights Movement.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
A celebration of New York State's history through 19 key events from the state's founding to today.
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike across the state or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours. Great for walkers, boaters, and auto travelers, too.
A comprehensive guidebook for dog owners that includes seventy-seven great hikes from the Adirondacks through the Catskills.
The illustrated nineteenth-century travel diaries of artist, educator, and architect Thomas Kelah Wharton, documenting his trips in the lower Hudson River Valley and New Orleans to Boston and back.
Chronicles the history and archaeological study of Lake George, New York’s sunken bateaux of 1758.
Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.
A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness.
Analyzes the nineteenth century canal age in the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region as a transnational phenomenon.
Reveals the development of Maurice Kenny’s growing artistic consciousness, while attesting to both the beauty and brutality of the world in which he lived.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
An evocative and personal history of a unique historic place in the Adirondacks.
Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort.
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
Explores the architectural treasures of the Southern-Central region of New York's Adirondack Park and places them in the context of Adirondack history and culture.
An engaging and accessible introduction to the natural world in New England and upstate New York.
An exciting travel guide for Upstate New York road warriors, history lovers, and tourists.
A guide to the phenomenal crop of prophets, cults, and utopian communities that arose in Upstate New York from 1776 to 1914.
Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.
Probes deeply into Adirondack Mountain lives, both human and otherwise, bringing the area to vivid and colorful life.
An American success story about the life of William Almon Wheeler, a poor boy from northern New York who became the nineteenth vice president of the United States.
Childhood recollections of life in the Adirondack Mountains during the Great Depression.
Offers nearly forty years of interdisciplinary scholarship on the Hudson River Valley’s role in the American Revolution.
The definitive account of a Lake Champlain legend.
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
Offers an ironic, upstate New York take on the Olympics, performance, and the risks and rewards of the creative life.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.
Brings a strikingly original perspective to Johnson’s life, and suggests new ways of thinking about Johnson’s part in creating a nation he did not live to see.
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.
Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.
A history of the reconstruction of Fort Stanwix, New York, by the National Park Service.
A comprehensive account of the history of the Fire Island National Seashore since its creation in 1964.
Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Explores how the agrarian setting of Jefferson County, New York, influenced the revival methods of Charles Grandison Finney, with implications for the study of revivalism more generally.
Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.