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Hudson River Maritime Museum

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50 Rondout Landing
Kingston,

September 2018

HRMM Sleightsburgh Spit Walking Tour

September 6 @ 5:30 pm
Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing
Kingston,
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$15

Begins with a walk along Rondout Creek so participants can see the barge graveyard at its best at low tide and learn how the “graveyard” came to be. Then, walk down to the edge of the spit and learn about the installation of three separate lighthouses starting in the 1830s, and the construction of breakwaters in the late 19th century. Trail is very narrow in places and tidal flats will be muddy, so participants should wear comfortable, closed toe shoes…

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Rondout Waterfront Walking Tour

September 22 @ 11:00 am
Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing
Kingston,
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$15

A walk along Rondout Creek so participants can see the barge graveyard at its best at low tide and learn how the “graveyard” came to be. Then, walk down to the edge of the spit and learn about the installation of three separate lighthouses starting in the 1830s, and the construction of breakwaters in the late 19th century. $15 Register online. Info: 845-338-0071.

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