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Roberson is a proud Path Through History participant, being highlighted as an historically and culturally significant site featuring events that showcase the history or our region and of New York State.  We will be participating in Path Through History Weekends June 7-8 and June 14-15.  

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Path through History June 7, 8 and 14, 15

12:00-5:00 PM

 

1st Floor:

Visitor Center and Triple Cities Gallery

Learn about our area’s Native People through a variety of artifacts.  Get creative with traditional Native American inspired crafts including dream catchers, rock art, and weaving.  

 

Carousel Theater

From the opening of the Chenango Canal in 1837 onwards our local Susquehanna Heritage Area has been colored with innovative thinkers and a diversity of cultures. Today’s showing is Voices, a short film which showcases the stories of the local people from the Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott region.

 

2nd Floor:

The Workshop

Where History and Science meet! In connection with our Journey from Our Prehistoric Past exhibition, we will be offering special hands-on activities that focus on identifying minerals, rocks, and fossils. Don’t miss  Fossil Making Demos (1:00PM – 4:00PM every 30 minutes, last show starts at 4:00PM).

 

Roberson Mansion starts in the Breakfast Room

Tours of the Historic Roberson Mansion tours will be given by local presenter, Susan Stevens, who will be portraying Mrs. Margaret Roberson on Sundays (June 8 and 15 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM every hour, last show starts at 4:00 PM).

 

Sears Harkness Hall

The Civil War exhibition celebrates our regional heroes and looks at life in our area during the Civil War.  Individual photographic portraits became immensely popular in the United States during the Civil War Era.  Be sure to visit our artifact table and check out various Civil War-themed props for you and your friends to take photos with. 

 

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Funding for Roberson Museum and Science Center  is provided, in part, by general operating support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council,the Klee Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

 

Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.