Friends of Historic Kingston

PO Box 3763
Kingston, New York 12402
Phone: 845-339-0720

Friends of Historic Kingston


The Friends of Historic Kingston (FHK) was organized in 1965 to support landmarks and local history within the city of Kingston, New York. The archive collections include photographs, architectural drawings, books and related ephemera. FHK is headquartered on an historic property at the corner of Main and Wall Streets in the heart of the Stockade National Historic District. The Friends maintain the Fred J. Johnston House, FHK Gallery and Archives, the Louw Bogardus site at Frog Alley, and oversee Sharp Burying Ground and the Post Office memorial garden at Montrepose Cemetery.

Friends of Historic Kingston is a member of the Southeastern New York Library Resources Council.


Images of Kingston, New York

Kingston buildings, city life, and street scenes photographed in the 1880-1920’s.

Kingston, New York in World War I

A collection of photographs of Kingston soldiers and local events during the First World War.

Kingston, New York in World War II

The collection includes scrapbooks compiled by Anna Norton Dederick.

Kingston, New York Shop Interiors circa 1914

Interior photographs of stores and shops in Kingston, NY.

Kingston-The IBM Years

A collection of oral interviews conducted in 2014 of former IBM employees and community members.

Postcards of Kingston, New York

Historic postcards of buildings, streets, and landscapes throughout Kingston.

Kinney Shoes storefront

Photographs of Kingston, New York signs and their accompanying buildings from the archives of the Friends of Historic Kingston.