Step Back in Time at the Matthewis Persen House Museum This Season!

History buffs and anyone curious about the Hudson Valley’s past won’t want to miss the opening of the Matthewis Persen House Museum’s 2024 season on Saturday, May 25th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Located at 74 John St. in Kingston’s historic Stockade District, the Persen House will be open to the public throughout the […]

Reher Center Celebrates Community Spirit with “Reher Recognized” Bakery Program

The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History has launched a new initiative, “Reher Recognized,” to honor outstanding community bakeries across the nation. This program recognizes establishments that embody the values and traditions exemplified by the historic Reher’s Bakery in Kingston, New York. Rekindling the Spirit of Reher’s Bakery “Reher Recognized” seeks to celebrate bakeries […]

This Year’s ODC Graveyard Tours Will Give Voices to Women of Kingston’s Past

From Kingstonwire   This year’s Old Dutch Church cemetery tour will present the Burning of Kingston from a new perspective — through the eyes of five women who survived the 1777 catastrophe. The ninth season of the annual historic re-enactment in Uptown Kingston will run on every Saturday in October at 7 p.m. in the […]

The Burning of Kingston Returns

Help Create New Wurts Street Bridge Time Capsule This Weekend

From Kingstonwire This weekend city residents will have a chance to make their mark on history with The Time Capsule pop-up event at the Hudson River Maritime Museum. The interactive exhibit will give viewers a chance to check out the results of a months-long project to collect writings, photographs and artifacts — and make their […]

“Songs of the Irish Brigade” at the Matthewis Persen House Museum

Veterans in a New Field to Perform Civil War Songs at Matthewis Persen House The Ulster County Civil War Roundtable will present a concert by Veterans in a New Field on Saturday, June 10 at 2:00 PM at the Matthewis Persen House in Kingston. The event is free and open to the public. Veterans in […]

“Living History” presented by Theatre on the Road at the Matthewis Persen House Museum

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to welcome Theatre on the Road to the Matthewis Persen House on Saturday, July 16 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for the first of several Living History programs this season.  The house is located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the historic intersection of John and Crown Streets. […]

Theatre on the Road presents DRACULA, the original Broadway version in the Widow Jane Mine

Theatre on the Road, a traveling company based in Rosendale, New York, will produce and stage Dracula at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale on Friday, September 30th at 7 pm and Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd at 3 pm. Written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, has been described by Newsweek […]

Reher Center Hosts Sustainable Fashion Event, Promotes Clothing Donations

On Saturday, August 20, Rondout’s Reher Center will celebrate sustainable fashion with an afternoon of free programming. The latest in a season of exciting community offerings, this event will feature workshops, hands-on activities for families, and access to the popular Sewing in Kingston exhibition. Visitors are also encouraged to bring lightly-worn clothing and shoes that […]

Ulster County Handspinners Guild Visits the Matthewis Persen House

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to welcome the Ulster County Handspinners Guild to the Matthewis Persen House on Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The house is located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the historic intersection of John and Crown Streets. Admission is free and all are welcome. This Saturday, […]

Historic Brickyard to Re-Open as Mega Tatoo Parlor

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British Firing Squad Aims at Boris Johnson

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Indigenous Peoples to be Paid Reparations by Dutch Descendents

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