Conference on New York State History

30th Annual Conference on New York State History

Registration Costs:
NYSHA/APT Member* / Non-Member

Postmarked on or before Monday, May 18    *$60    $80
Postmarked after Monday, May 18        *$80    $100

Registration Notes:
NYSHA and APT members receive a discount on registration.  Please provide your Member ID Number on your registration form.

Please do not mail registrations to NYSHA after Tuesday, May 26th.  If you need to register after this date please call directly.  On-site registration will also be available all three days beginning at 8:30AM on Thursday, June 4, 2009.  A limited number of tickets for meals and events will be available for sale on site at an additional cost.  These will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

For general information about the SUNY Plattsburgh campus, or the city of Plattsburgh, please visit the SUNY Plattsburgh website.

A limited number of scholarships are available to graduate and undergraduate students and officially-appointed municipal historians.

To apply, click here  to download an application form.

Meals are not included with registration price.  Please see pricing on registration form.  All menus will include a vegetarian option if needed.  Friday dinner will begin with a cocktail reception with cash bar and will be followed by our keynote speaker.

On-site conference lodging will be in newly-renovated MacDonough Hall on the Plattsburgh campus.  Rates are $45 per person per night for a single room or $35 per person per night for a double room. All rooms have shared baths down the hall. Pillow, blanket and linens including towel, washcloth, sheets and pillowcase will be provided. All reservations will go directly through SUNY Plattsburgh’s College Auxiliary Services Office.  Conferees registering for lodging must do so by May 28, 2009.  Registration for rooms at the College WILL NOT be available on-site.

Click here to access the online registration form and further information from the college.

For off campus housing options as well as dining and activities, see:

In order to be eligible for a refund, you must send written notice of cancellation by mail or email by the dates listed below.  We will process refunds following the conference and mail them to the address given in your registration packet.  

•    Cancellation received before Monday, May 18, 2009—100% of registration fee and meals and events purchased
•    Cancellation received on or between May 18 and May 26, 2009—80% of registration fee and 50% of meals and events purchased
•    Cancellations received on or between May 27 and June 3, 2009—50% of registration fee and no refund for meals or events purchased
•    Cancellation received Thursday, June 4, 2009 or after—No refund given

To request hard copies of conference materials, or to ask questions about the conference, email

2009 Conference Schedule

Exhibition Hall Information

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