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A multimedia celebration of Woodstock history

A multimedia celebration of Woodstock history

Thursday, July 26: It’s an endless tug-of-war that Woodstockers wage – even more so in the digital age – but someone, everyone, needs to do it. On Thursday evening, local producer/director and documentary filmmaker Stephen Blauweiss will host a multimedia event at the Maverick Concert Hall that will give some sense of the value of what is always endangered.

The finds of “Flat Water”

The finds of “Flat Water”

Saturday, June 2: Wallkill Valley Land Trust’s popular Historic House Tour explores the architectural gems of mysterious Plattekill. 
Fun fact: The name “Plattekill” was derived from the calm stream – platte kill or “flat water” in Dutch – running through it. 

Reviving the Colonial Revivalist

Reviving the Colonial Revivalist

William B. Rhoads’ new book & exhibition about Charles S. Keefe puts the Kingston architect back on the historical map. The Friends of Historic Kingston will offer a self-guided driving tour of 15 Keefe buildings, so you can check out Keefe’s architecture for yourself.