The Roaring 1820s to Kingston Point Park's Heyday: A Multimedia Presentation
Hosted by Rotary Club of Kingston and presented by historian/filmmaker Stephen Blauweiss, this free 90-minute event includes diverse subjects that intersect with Kingston Point Park’s history. It will focus on the story of this hidden gem and Rotary’s efforts to sustain the park as a destination for those who live in and travel through the area. The program includes: short films, historic footage, and over 500 photos and images.
Based on the book The Story of Historic Kingston, featuring 950 photographs, this multimedia presentation covers a thriving era in Kingston and Hudson Valley history and their intrinsic relationship with New York City's development.
Topics include:
Glass, Tanning & Barrels, Mountain Houses, Hudson River School Painters, Delaware & Hudson Canal, Bluestone, Brick, Cement, Ice Harvesting, Day Line and of course Kingston Point Park. There will also be time for Q&A.
Whether you're a novice or an expert you'll be surprised how much there is to discover—this is not your 8th grade history class!
Hudson River Maritime Museum Barn
Wednesday, October 12
7pm – 8:30pm
This event was made possible with support from the federal American Rescue  Plan Act funds awarded to the City of Kingston by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.