Sundays at the Cemetery-Guided tours of six Kingston Cemeteries offered by The Friends of Historic Kingston
The Friends of Historic Kingston announces a new summer program – Sundays at the Cemetery – featuring free guided tours of six Kingston Cemeteries. Learn about notable Kingstonians including George Clinton, John Vanderlyn, General George Sharpe, Thomas Cornell, George Coykendall, Calvert Vaux, Peter Barmann, Lucas Noone, members of the U.S. Civil War Colored Infantry, and many others as you view distinctive gravesites amid remarkable landscapes within the City of Kingston.
The program begins with a tour of Montrepose Cemetery on Sunday June 15 and continues with visits to St. Peter’s Cemetery on June 22, Wiltwyck Cemetery-June 29, the Old Dutch Graveyard-July 13, St. Mary’s Cemetery-July 20, and Mount Zion Cemetery on August 3.
On July 27 a slide show on the Architecture and Landscaping of Kingston’s Cemeteries will be presented by Dr. William Rhoads at the Kirkland Hotel. All tours and the lecture will take place on Sundays at 2 PM rain or shine. See photographs and learn exact meeting places on fohk.org. and on The Friends of Historic Kingston Facebook Page.
Sundays @ 2pm
June 15 Montrepose Cemetery Pat Murphy
June 22 St. Peter’s Cemetery Tom Hoffay
June 29 Wiltwyck Cemetery Paul O’Neill
July 13 Old Dutch Churchyard Nancy Chando
July 20 St. Mary’s Cemetery Frank Flynn
July 27 Architecture and Landscaping William Rhoads
of Kingston’s Cemeteries
(At the Kirkland Hotel)
Aug. 3 Mount Zion Cemetery Renee Van Dyke