The Roaring 1820s: The Birth of Industry, Leisure & Art in the Hudson Valley
Local historians and authors Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz will present a multimedia 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. The presentation covers a thriving era in Hudson Valley history and its intricate relationship with New York City. Topics include: Glass, Tanning & Barrels; Mountain Houses & Tourism; Hudson River School Painters; Delaware & Hudson Canal; Brickyards; Cement Industry; and 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!