Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum & Scenic Hudson Lighthouse Cruise
July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 21 July: Meet at 10:00 AM; Tours Begin at 10:30 AM
This year the NMHS Seminar Series is hosting its annual July excursion in Kingston, NY!
Meet us at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in the heart of the historic Rondout waterfront district (at 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY) at 10 AM, with tours of the museum and grounds starting at 10:30 AM. We’ll explore wooden boat building on the Hudson, artisan boat models from the museum’s collection, Hudson River lighthouses past and present, the hands-on replica of the aft cabin of Henry Hudson’s Half Moon, the steam tugboat Mathilda and much more about the area’s industrial, maritime and ecological history. At 12:30 PM we’ll have a sumptuous lunch at the nearby waterfront restaurant Ole Savannah, followed by a 2:30 PM two-hour sightseeing our on the venerable Rip Van Winkle cruise boat. From her decks you will enjoy a clear view of historic Hudson River lighthouses (including the Rondout Lighthouse and the Esopus Meadows Lighthouse), waterfront mansions, and other notable locations.
The price for this excursion, including museum admission, tours, lunch and sightseeing cruise, is $70. Seating is limited and pre-payment is required, but you may reserve your spot until 7 July by clicking here. To confirm your registration, complete the Registration Payment Form, email email@example.com, or call (914) 737-7878 ext. 0.
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