Tag: Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Scenic Sunday

This week, early morning on Tice Hill Road in Ghent.

Thank you Liz Nealon for the photo. If you’d like to see more of Liz’s photographs, visit www.LizNealon.com.

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Scenic Sunday

This week, a dirt road in East Chatham.

 

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Last Chance to Tour the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, Oct 10


The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society (HALPS) is hosting the last of its tours of the 2020 season, at the lighthouse this Saturday. Masks will be required to enter, and visitors are required to take proper social distancing precautions while on the boat and inside the lighthouse. Visitors will be required to take a covid symptom survey as well. Staff will regularly clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces throughout the day.

Come walk through this historic gem of the Hudson River, and view videos and artifacts displayed , detailing how life was like for a lighthouse keeper and his family. A glimpse in time when the lighthouse was occupied and operated by people , including the family actually living in the lighthouse.
Come learn the history of the lighthouse and the role it played and remains playing , to the community and river vessel traffic.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, October 10, 2020 / 11am – 2:30pm
Depart Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson at 11, 12, 1 and 2.
Depart Athens Village Riverfront Park at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30.

Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour time, with confirmation of your ticket purchase.
Tours are approximately an hour , with the option of staying longer, when transportation permits.

LOCATIONS:
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park
Hudson, NY (Behind the Amtrak station)

Village of Athens Waterfront Park
4 Water Street
Athens, NY

ADMISSION: Adults – $25. 12 & under – $15
Discount Rates for Society members.
Advanced ticket purchase recommended:
By phone- 888-764-1844
Online at https://hudsoncruises.com/lighthouse-tour/
Cash at the launch sites.

MORE:
www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org
facebook.com/hudsonathenslight

 

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Tour the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, Aug 8


The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society (HALPS) is hosting the 2nd of 4 tours, of the 2020 season, at the lighthouse. Come walk through this historic gem of the Hudson River, and view videos and artifacts displayed, detailing how life was like for a lighthouse keeper and his family. A glimpse in time when the lighthouse was occupied and operated by people, including the family actually living in the lighthouse. Come learn the history of the lighthouse and the role it played and remains playing, to the community and river vessel traffic.

Masks will be required to enter, and visitors are required to take proper social distancing precautions while on the boat and inside the lighthouse. Visitors will be required to take a covid symptom survey as well. Staff will regularly clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces throughout the day.

Tours are approximately an hour, with the option of staying longer, when transportation permits.

Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour time with confirmation of ticket purchase  

DATE/TIME: August 8, September 12, October 10th
Tours will depart from Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson at 11, 12, 1 and 2. Tours depart Athens Village Riverfront Park at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30.

LOCATION:
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park
Hudson, NY (Behind the Amtrak station)

Village of Athens Waterfront Park
4 Water Street
Athens, NY

ADMISSION: Adults $25. 12 & under $10. Discount Rates for Society members.

Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Cash at the launch sites.
By phone- 888-764-1844
Online at –https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/hudsoncruises/items/

MORE:
www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org
facebook.com/hudsonathenslight

 

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Waterfront Wednesdays 2020 in Hudson at Riverfront Park, Jul 15

Waterfront Wednesdays at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, in Hudson, will bring together a diverse collection of offerings such as kayak rentals and lighthouse tours, along with vendors, food, entertainment and a drum circle.

Screen Shot 2020-07-13 at 12.02.15 PMOrganized by Hudson Arts Coalition, Waterfront Wednesdays will Take place each week, in the Riverfront Park.


DATE/TIME
: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 / 4pm – 8pm

LOCATION: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park
Hudson, NY (Behind the Amtrak station)

MORE:
www.hudsonartscoalition.org
instagram.com/waterfrontwednesdays

 

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