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Story of Historic Kingston Book, Part 1

The Roaring 1820s:
The Birth of Industry, Leisure & Art in the Hudson Valley


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Based on our upcoming book The Story of Historic Kingston, featuring 950 photographs, this PhotoTalk covers a thriving era in Kingston and Hudson Valley history and their intricate relationship with New York City's development.

Topics include:

  • Glass, Tanning & Barrels

  • Mountain Houses & Tourism

  • Hudson River School Painters

  • Delaware & Hudson Canal

  • Bluestone, Brick, Cement

  • Ice Harvesting

There will also be time for discussion and 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! See a short sample of another topic from the book here.

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