Volunteer Firemen’s Hall & Museum

 Housed in the 1857 Wiltwyck Fire Station, it is a wonderful example of the evolution of a firehouse from the operation of horse-drawn equipment to the operation of late twentieth century fire equipment. The Kingston Fire Department can trace its origin back to 1754 when a fire engine was ordered from England. The hours of […]

YWCA Ulster County

The YWCA Ulster County is hosting its first Preschool Expo on Saturday, May 31st from 10am to 2pm at its main office at 209 Clinton Avenue in Kingston.

MATTHEWIS PERSEN HOUSE MUSEUM

The Persen House, named after its longest resident Matthewis Persen (1739-1819) and owned by Ulster County since 1914, has undergone extensive restoration since emergency repairs in 1999 revealed its historical significance.  A Historic Structure Report discovered that it was built in five phases from 1661 to 1922.  The house has witnessed the entire history of […]