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Dutch Colonization

Kenny, Alice, Stubborn for Liberty, Syracuse University Press, 1989.

Goodwin, Maude W., Dutch and English on the Hudson: A Chronicle of Colonial New York, United States Publishers Association, 1977.

Rink, Oliver A., Holland on the Hudson: An Economic and Social History of Dutch New York, Cornell University Press, 1986.

Elting, Irving, Dutch Village Communities on the Hudson, Johnson Reprinting Corp., 1973.

New York and the American Revolution

Abbot, W.C., New York in the American Revolution, Haskell House Publishing, 1973.

Tiederman, Joseph S., Reluctant Revolutionaries: New York City and the Road to Independence, 1763-1776, Cornell University Press, 1997.

Diamant, Lincoln, Chaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American Revolution, Citadel Press, 1994.

Kingston and Transportation

Larkin, F. Daniel, New York State Canals: A Short History, Purple Mountain Press, 1998

Steuding, Bob, Rondout: A Hudson River Port, Purple Mountain Press, 1995.

Shaughnessy, Jim, Delaware and Hudson: The History of an Important Railroad Whose Antecedent was a Canal Network to Transport Coal, Syracuse University Press, 1997.

Lowenthal, Larry, From the Coalfields to the Hudson: A History of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, Purple Mountain Press, 1997.

Wakefield, Manville B., Coal Boats to Tidewater: The Story of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, Purple Mountain Press, 1992.

Kingston Related Resources on the Web

City of Kingston Internet Site
Explore the City of Kingston's Official Internet site, and learn more about visiting Kingston in person.

Ulster County Information Pages
Kingston is located in Ulster County, New York; use this site to explore the historic and recreational resources of the entire county.

Hudson River Maritime Museum
Located in Kingston, the Hudson River Maritime Museum chronicles the history and influences of the Hudson River upon New York.

New York State Historic Preservation Office
Learn more about historic preseravation in New York State at the web site of the New York State Historic Preservation Office.

New York Travel and Tourism
Home page of the "I Love New York" tourism program, this site includes various resources for travel in New York, and history themed tours and trips in the "I Love Historic New York" pages.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of and membership in the oldest national non-profit preservation organization.

National Park Service Office of Sustainable Tourism
National parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest days. This website highlights the ways in which the NPS promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed, and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with the tourism industry.

National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway website for more ideas.

Teaching with Historic Places
This website, maintained by the National Park Service, offers online classroom-ready place-based lesson plans created by historians and educators to help teachers use historic places in the classroom.  Each lesson is linked to national standards for history and the social studies.

Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itineraries 
Other travel itineraries in the National Park Service's ongoing series include many historic destinations that you can visit online or in person.  Each itinerary spotlights a different geographic region, community, or theme.


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