UPSTATE NEW YORK BOOKS - "The road less traveled is the road BEST traveled"
HERE IT COMES!  
New for the summer, 2013!
Unknown Museums of Upstate New York takes a fascinating look at 50 little known museums around the region!
Sure to be popular with travelers, history buffs or anybody interested in life's little trivia facts!  I am proud of this book!  Order now from Syracuse University Press!
1-800-848-6224 or order at Amazon.com



NOW BOOKING FOR 2014...CONTACT ME AT UPSTATEBOOKS@YAHOO.COM

Check out this review from a recent book talk!

 
"Chuck is truly the most interesting speaker I have ever heard!"
Pamela Poulin
Professor Emeritus
Johns Hopkins University


"We at Gomez Mill House experienced a wonderful, magical, humorous and heartfelt presentation of some extraordinary and captivating stories today. Thanks to Chuck D'Imperio for his talents, skills, and his passion and respect for Upstate NY. He knows his stuff and loves sharing it with others. Great time had by all who attended. Chuck is one of the best speaker/storytellers this side of the Niagara River."
Richie Rosencrans
Program Director
Gomez Mill House Museum
Marlboro, N.Y.

 
 
Hello!
My name is CHUCK D'IMPERIO and I LOVE Upstate New York!  I am a longtime award-winning radio broadcaster (more than 25 years on the air!), an inductee into the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame as "New York's Broadcaster of the Year, 2000," a newspaper columnist and a writer of books about my beloved Upstate New York!

I also do a great deal of public speaking around the state talking about my research and my books.  The talks (more than 40 a year!) are lively and always a lot of fun!

I hope you will take a look at this website and my books and perhaps contact me about coming to your group, historical society, book fair, classroom or library so I may entertain your organization!

I write about famous people who are buried in Upstate New York, folk heroes who walked our pathways, historic communities both big and small, legendary NewYorkers and life in general in this beautiful area we call Upstate New York!

My schedule usually fills up quickly so I hope to hear from you soon.
 

 Thanks & remember: 

"The road less traveled is the road best traveled!"

"I love emails!

Chuck D'Imperio, author
 
NOW BOOKING FOR 2014 PRESENTATIONS!  CONTACT ME AT UPSTATEBOOKS@YAHOO.COM
 
 
AS OF 2013, I HAVE NOW SPOKEN TO MY 40th NEW YORK STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY!  WHAT A FUN TRIP THIS HAS BEEN (SO FAR!)......
 
One of my greatest honors!  In 2011 I was the recipient of the New York State Daughters of the American Revolution Motion Picture, Radio and Television Award for....
"his multiplicity of accomplishments: an eminent Upstate New York Historian, an award-winning broadcaster, a celebrated book author and a popular newspaper columnist." 
I received this honor (it was a surprise) at the NYS DAR convention in Syracuse, where I was the keynote speaker.  Previous winners include Lesley Stahl (60 Minutes), Antiques Road Show (PBS), Oliver Stone (director of World Trade Center movie) and Daniel Giat (screenwriter of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee), and others.
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