History & Heritage

During the summer of 1779, a military expedition ravaged the landscape of upstate New York. Today, on the 235th anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, the Public Archeology Facility (PAF) at...
When most people think of tourism in New York, they likely imagine the thousands of people who visit New York City every year. Famous sites like the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Empire State...
In 1943, 2nd Lt. Joseph P. Congelli, a native of Hornell, New York and a member of the "Mighty Eighth" 8th Air Force, was shot down while he returned from a mission over...
WSKG’s Uniquely New York highlights many of the museums, parks, and other destinations along New York’s Path Through History located within our viewing area. Travelers along New York...
WSKG’s Uniquely New York highlights many of the museums, parks, and other destinations along New York’s Path Through History located within our viewing area. Travelers along New York...
One man's trash...is another man's treasure! Join WSKG at the Phelps Mansion in Binghamton, NY with host Greg Keeler as our antiquing audience shares some unique items. [View the story "...
The malevolent forces that deteriorate into armed conflict will often be obscure. However the sources of war's power to simply grow on itself can stand out clearly. There were many complicated...
During a political debate -- in the USA, Italy or anywhere -- if a politician refers to his or her opponent as "Machiavellian", it is usually not meant as a compliment.  To emulate the...
The Civil War was more than a dividing line in American history, a bitter and bloody resolution of the unfinished work of building a nation where all could be equal.  It was also a fraternal...
James Rada had an idea - to record the voices of everyday people who participated in the March on Washington on August 28th, 1963. Rather than focusing on notable figures from the Civil Rights...