Path Through History Interstitials

Conflict and Settlement | Dutch

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In 1609 Englishman Henry Hudson explored trade routes for the Dutch East India Company.

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Architecture | Henry Hobson Richardson

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The architectural heritage of the Capital Region is rich and varied.

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Commerce and Industry Heritage | Schenectady/Edison

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The Capital Region has long been a center for science, technology and industry.

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Commerce and Industry Heritage | Troy

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Capital Region: Forefront of NY's commercial economy & Troy's thriving historic industries

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Working Landscapes | Shakers

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Cheap land in NY’s Capital Region allowed Shakers to establish a Utopian religious society

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Peopling of New York | Slate Valley

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Immigrants traveled to slate valley where a huge deposit of slate was discovered in 1839.

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The Arts | Thomas Cole & Hudson Valley Painters

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Capital region: The birthplace of the first truly American art movement, the Hudson River School.

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Military Heritage | French and Indian War

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NY's early settlements & natural transportation networks was a strategic battleground.

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Military Heritage | Revolutionary War

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The Hudson River Valley was a key battleground during the American War for Independence.

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Freedom & Dignity | Underground Railroad

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Human rights & social reform have been long part of the historic fabric of the Capital Region.

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New York NOW: Education & History

New Regents Chancellor Expresses Doubt in Worth of Current Standardized Tests

The newly elected Chancellor to the Board of Regents, Betty Rosa , expressed grave doubts about the state’s use of...

Cardinal Dolan on education tax credit, 'aid-in-dying' bill

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365697173/New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan came to the Capitol with other Catholic...

Now streaming: Education and ethics

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365688479/This week on New York NOW we focus our time on two topics that have garnered...