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The Birth of Industry, Leisure & the Arts in the Hudson Valley:

A Free Multimedia Presentation

Ulster County Library Association

Monday, June 7 at 7pm on Zoom

Join local historians and authors Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz for a free engaging and informative PhotoTalk based on their upcoming book The Story of Historic Kingston:  A Journey Through the Hudson Valley and its Connections with New York City, featuring over 850 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! See a short sample about another topic from our forthcoming book here.


Simply register (free) to receive the Zoom link for the event. Look forward to seeing you there!