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The Burning of Kingston 2017

The Burning of Kingston 2017

Three days of reenactments commemorate the Burning of Kingston.

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The Burning of Kingston

The Burning of Kingston, hosted October 13, 14 and 15th, is a fun and free weekend-long commemoration with several reenactments of actual historical events of 1777. Also includes a colonial grand ball, cemetary ghost tours, bucket brigade contests, exhibitions, militia and redcoat camp drills and tours, games and more at numerous locations throughout the beautiful city of Kingston New York.

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SUNY New Paltz to cohost women’s suffrage centennial conference, April 21 & 22

Registration is open for “Women in Politics: Past, Present & Future,” a conference commemorating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York, which will begin on Friday, April 21, at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, N.Y., and will continue on Saturday, April 22, at SUNY New Paltz.

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Only What They Could Carry

Following a 2016 exhibit about Pearl Harbor, "Images of Internment" is part of a larger series to mark major moments in America's involvement leading up to and through World War II scheduled through 2020.

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Landscape is Destiny: A Talk with Historian Vernon Benjamin

"Labor of love" is a term far more bandied about that it probably deserves, but in the case of Vernon Benjamin's prodigious, two-volume history of the Hudson Valley, it's entirely accurate: the author's love for this place is as abundant as the book's page count. The second volume, The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times (Overlook Press, 2016) is a fittingly obsessive chronicle of the further populating of this remarkable place.

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Where Slavery Died Hard

In the 1790s, Ulster County was one of the top four slave-holding counties in New York State.

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