Explore all that Mohawk Valley History has to offer

The history of the Mohawk Valley is never far away on MohawkValleyMuseums.us.  This less than year-old website supports the museums and historical societies across the region by highlighting and sharing their articles and events throughout the year. At this time of year, events and activities are often indoors or held virtually, so you can keep warm while learning something new about the Mohawk Valley.

Mohawk Valley Museums promotes the work of area museums

Schoolhouse at Fort Klock

Mohawk Valley Museums shares the work of museums and historical societies as they continue to uncover our local history. The site has incorporated several newly added features to the website. These new additions will help spread the word about our area’s rich history, events and the ongoing work of historians, museums, and historical societies across the Mohawk Valley.

This Day in Mohawk Valley History

This feature highlights Mohawk Valley history, historical events and happenings of the past. This regularly updated column shares the story of the Mohawk Valley as told through local archived newspaper articles, published works, and other sources. 

Wampum Chronicles Writing Series

Mohawk Valley Museums is excited to announce the start of a very special writing series featuring history and research from the Wampum Chronicles. This writing series is the work of historian, author and artist, Darren Bonaparte. Mr. Bonaparte is a cultural historian from the Akwesasne First Nation. He is a frequent lecturer at schools, universities, museums, and historical sites in the United States and Canada. Additionally, Darren has written four books, several articles, and the libretto for the McGill Chamber Orchestra’s Aboriginal Visions and Voices. Darren is a former chief of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. He is the creator of The Wampum Chronicles and historical advisor to film and television. 

Mohawk Valley History Events

Many thanks to the ongoing work of museums, galleries and historic locations, as they make the history and arts come alive for visitors and residents of the Mohawk Valley and for sharing their events with us. It is our honor and pleasure to help promote all of the wonderful activities that highlight the long history of the Mohawk Valley.

If you or your organization are planning an upcoming history-related event, we would be happy to add it to the Mohawk Valley Museums Events page. The best way to get us the information about your event is to send along details and a pics through our contact us form.

Be sure to visit Mohawk Valley Museums today to learn more!

Photo by Sarai Rogers

Photo by Sarai Rogers.

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