A New York Minute In History

A New York Minute In History is a podcast about the history of New York and the unique tales of New Yorkers. It is hosted by State Historian Devin Lander, Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts ...more

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June 26, 2024 00:29:30
Lady Acland’s Voyage: A First-Hand Account of the Battles of Saratoga | A New York Minute in History

Lady Acland’s Voyage: A First-Hand Account of the Battles of Saratoga | A New York Minute in History

This episode tells the story of Lady Christian Henrietta Caroline “Harriet” Acland, aristocratic wife of Major John Dyke Acland, who commanded the British 20th...

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May 29, 2024 00:29:31
Ronek Park: Postwar Non-discriminatory Housing on Long Island | A New York Minute in History

Ronek Park: Postwar Non-discriminatory Housing on Long Island | A New York Minute in History

This episode tells the story of Ronek Park, a non-discriminatory housing development built in 1950 in the village of North Amityville. Unlike the many...

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April 26, 2024 00:29:35
Chinatown Community History | A New York Minute in History

Chinatown Community History | A New York Minute in History

May is Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month and in celebration this episode highlights the community history of Manhattan’s Chinatown, one of the...

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March 27, 2024 00:29:30
Grace Leach Hudowalski | A New York Minute in History

Grace Leach Hudowalski | A New York Minute in History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this episode tells the story of Grace Leach Hudowalski, the first woman to summit all 46 of the...

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February 28, 2024 00:29:36
La Amistad | A New York Minute in History

La Amistad | A New York Minute in History

In honor of Black History Month, this episode tells the story of the 1839 La Amistad Rebellion, in which 53 illegally enslaved Africans rose...

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January 31, 2024 00:29:41
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Confederate Spies at the Canadian Border | A New York Minute in History

On this month's episode, Devin and Lauren uncover a system of Confederate spies, guerillas, and terrorists attempting to wreak havoc on Western New York...

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