Hudson River Maritime Museum
Kingston, New York 12401
Carla Lesh - 845-338-0071 ext. 21 - email@example.com
Located on the historic Rondout waterfront, the Hudson River Maritime Museum was established in 1980 to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret a collection of historical artifacts related to the maritime heritage of the Hudson River and its tributaries. The collected artifacts include historic vessels, objects, archival material and art related to Hudson River transportation, industries and recreation such as paintings, prints, photographs, ephemera, blueprints, artifacts, ship models, a 100-year old shad boat, life boats, lighthouse tender and ice yachts. The Hudson River Maritime Museum shares its knowledge, research, and collections through public events, lectures, education programs and activities, exhibitions, and publications.
Hudson River Maritime Museum is a member of the Southeastern New York Library Resources Council.
Postcards and photographs of steamboats, ships and ferries.
Photographs, objects, ephemera and printed materials from the 1860s through 1971 relating to the Hudson River Day Line.
Historic images of the Hudson River Night Boats.
Interviews with commercial fishermen covering the time period between the 1920s and the 1990s.
Images of steamers, tugboats and ferries from the collection of Tracey I. Brooks.
Photographs of tug and tow boats that powered the movement of freight along the Hudson River in the 19th and 20th centuries.