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

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

Common Core related tests still a concern at budget hearing

The state’s education commissioner Mary Ellen Elia spent nearly four hours before the legislative budget committees....

Push to end limits on school funding

Eight years after the stock market crash and the start of the Great Recession, the State’s Senate Leader say it’s time to get rid of a law that limits funding to some...