The Empire State has been at the center of the American immigrant experience. While the New York City skyline is the first site many of these new Americans would see first upon their arrival, you have to traverse the state to understand the true impact of the renewed dreams and hope that the Empire State has delivered for so many. Historic sites across the state explore the way that newly arrived Americans have contributed to American identity, culture and economic growth.
Learn about the achievements and contributions of Italian-Americans through cultural programs, activities and exhibits. Celebrate and explore Italian heritage, history and culture.... more
Visit a bit of the old country! Explore your Roots! Historical Society of North German settlements of WNY. 1843 log home, now clapboard, featuring a century old sitting room, the migration story of... more