Hear how immigrants and entrepreneurs transformed farmland into a thriving maritime village that mushroomed during the era when Rondout was the terminus for the Delaware and Hudson Canal that opened in 1828. View the rich legacy of commercial buildings, cast-iron storefronts, homes and churches built by the many nationalities that emigrated to Rondout, and hear about the personalities who played key roles in the development of Kingston’s waterfront district. Some uphill walking is involved.
Fee: $10 adult; $5 child under 16. Free to FHK members, departing at 1 pm from the Heritage Area Visitors Center, 20 Broadway. Group or private tours can be arranged by special appointment: (845) 339-0720