World War I in New York State

New York State played a pivotal role in the American war effort for the First World War. This year, Albany heritage sites and museums will explore the impact of World War I on Albany families at home, the role New Yorkers played in the war effort and honor great local war heroes, including Sgt. Henry Johnson & the Harlem Hellfighters. 

Where To Learn More About WWI in Albany

Historic Cherry Hill

Historic Cherry Hill

Historic Cherry Hill tells a story of America through the lives and experiences of five generations of an Albany, New... More

New York State Capitol

New York State Capitol

Sitting majestically atop Albany's State Street hill, the New York State Capitol has served as the seat of government for New York since the 1880s.... More

New York State Museum

New York State Museum

The New York State Museum in Downtown Albany explores the cultural and natural history of New York State. The Museum features a variety of history, science and art exhibitions.... More