Kingston: Discover 300 Years of New York History, was produced by the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the Kingston, New York Urban Cultural Park/ Heritage Area, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO), and the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NACP). It was created under the direction of Carol D. Shull, Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, Patrick Andrus, Heritage Tourism Director, and Beth L. Savage, Publications Director. Kingston: Discover 300 Years of New York History is based on information in the files of the National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmark collections. These materials are kept at 800 N. Capitol Street, NW, in Washington, open from 8:00am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.
Under the direction of Kingston Mayor T.R. Gallo, Christine Howard, former Director of the Kingston Urban Cultural Park/ Heritage Area, conceptualized, compiled and oversaw project production. Property descriptions and contextual essays were written by Kingston City Historian Edwin Ford and Nathan Poe (NCSHPO). The travel itinerary was designed by Nathan Poe (NCSHPO).
Deputy Fire Chief Wayne D. Platte, Jr., the Senate House State Historic Site, Mary Alice Cahill, the Kingston Historic Landmarks Commission, the Friends of Historic Kingston, and NETSTEP Access Services furnished invaluable research materials, supplemental information, and technical support. National Council of Preservation Education intern Frederick MacVaugh provided research assistance and editorial support. Additional property information was provided by the State Historic Preservation Office of New York. Sarah Dillard Pope (NCSHPO) provided design and editorial support. John Matthews, John E. Reinhardt, and Bud Walker provided historic and contemporary photographs.
Thank you to all of the individuals,
organizations and institutions who worked so diligently on this project.