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Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New York State’s Heritage Area System

 
 
New York State’s Heritage Area System Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2012
1. New York State’s Heritage Area System Marker
Inscription.
What is a Heritage Area? A Heritage Area has a mission to Preserve its historic resources, Educate the general public as to these resources and their roles in the development of local government, provide varieties of Recreation for the visitor to enjoy and encourage Economic Development through Preservation. Therefore, a Heritage Area has historic themes and programs that encourage people to enjoy historic buildings and settings that tell a story of the community’s growth. The City of Kingston has three themes: Government, Transportation and Architecture. There are many brochures located within the Kingston Heritage Area Visitor Center that can walk you through the themes in detail. The Heritage Area is a continuation of the original Urban Cultural Park System. Is your community a Heritage Area? Within the State of New York there are several Heritage Areas, except those that are noted as Heritage Corridors:
1. Albany
2. Buffalo
3. Hudson – Mohawk – Riverspark
4. Kingston
5. Long Island North Shore
6. Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor
7. New York City – Harbor Parks
8. New York City – Heights
9. Ossining
10. Rochester – High Falls
11. Sackets Harbor
12. Saratoga Springs
13. Schenectady
14. Seneca Falls
15. Susquehanna
16. Syracuse
17.
Kingston Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2012
2. Kingston Markers
Two markers can be found at this location. The NY Heritage Area System marker is seen here on the left.
Western Erie Canal Heritage Corridor
18. Whitehall
 
Erected by Kingston Urban Cultural Park.
 
Location. 41° 55.107′ N, 73° 58.986′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and W Strand Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Kingston water-front. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NY 12401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rondout (here, next to this marker); Chambers Pear Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Sampson Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Island Dock (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th New York State Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rondout Creek Suspension Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware and Hudson Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Caterino (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
More about this marker. The lower right of the marker contains a map of New York State indicating the locations of the Heritage Areas listed above.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
New York State’s Heritage Area System Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2012
3. New York State’s Heritage Area System Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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