Friday-Sunday, May 26-28: Period military vehicles and collections of military uniforms, weapons and insignia from 1917 to the present day will be on display.
Artist Kate McGloughlin’s show, “Requiem for Ashokan — The Story told in Landscape,” will be on view June 3-24 at WAAM, and will include mixed media paintings, solarplate etchings, maps with audio files, and an artist book depicting the loss of home, community, and landscape that took place during the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.
“Huguenot Street deserves to be an international destination. It’s unique in America.”
Historic Huguenot Street is constructing a replica Munsee Native American wigwam to celebrate the 340th anniversary of the signing of the 1677 land agreement between the Munsee Esopus sachems and the Huguenot refugees.
The history of the troopers originates with a spectacular crime, a 1913 robbery/murder in Westchester County of a construction foreman delivering a payroll. The victim was able to identify his three assailants before dying from multiple gunshot wounds, but owing to the lack of a local police force, they escaped, never to be apprehended.
The world was opening up to scientific study in the 18th century, and many men took up the study of botany. Jane Colden is the first female on record to have done so. And her Flora — Nov Eboracensis is one of the most extensive botanical studies of a single region carried out at the time.
Saturday, April 22: It’s time for a celebration. The Proprietors Ball marks the grand re-opening of New York State’s oldest theater.
Re-creating a moment in time through a Rondout baker’s list of orders.
Sometimes we take for granted the things we become accustomed to. Bluestone sidewalks, for example, literally underfoot in most of Kingston, are so much a part of the streetscape they go unnoticed in the hubbub of daily life.
Saturday, April 8: To mark the centennial, the Staatsburgh State Historic Site is offering a special themed tour titled “World War I & the End of the Gilded Age.”