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1969: Troop D Headquarters building opens in Oneida.
1969: Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace and Music”, a music festival held on a 600 acre dairy farm in Bethel, Sullivan County, drew 450,000 fans for 32 different music acts.
1969: Troopers provide security to President Richard Nixon and Governor Rockefeller when the President visits Massena for a ceremony commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
1968: The activation of Troop F made nine Troops within the Division of State Police.
1968: The Brummer Award was created as a gift of Wall Street financier Bertam and Susie Brummer for outstanding performance of duty by members of the New York State Police.
1968: Mother of the New York State Police, dies at her estate in Westchester.
1967: The Thruway Authority purchased a fixed wing Cessna airplane to assist in patrol of the New York State Thruway.
1969: Troop E is established and is headquartered in Canandaigua. The Troop is made up from portions of A, C, and D Troops, covering the area north to Lake Ontario and south to the Pennsylvania State...
1967: William Edward Kirwan, Jr., was appointed by Governor Rockefeller as the seventh Superintendent in State Police history.
1967: In 1967, the State Police marked their 50th Anniversary.
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