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Friends of Historic Kingston opens May 4 and 5 for 2018 season

April 12, 2018 11:38 am Updated: April 12, 2018 11:52 am

KINGSTON — FHK reopens its doors for the season beginning May 4 and May 5. This season celebrates Kingston’s landmarks and local history with an exhibit in the FHK Gallery entitled, “Charles Keefe, Colonial Revival Architect, Kingston and New York,” the Fred J. Johnston House Tour, and monthly guided walking tours of the Stockade and Rondout National Historic Districts.

Details for this season’s events:

FHK will host Kingston Clean Sweep 9 a.m.-noon May 5, a citywide event. Interested parties may register at the FHK Gallery.

FHK will host a book signing 2-4 p.m. May 5 for William B. Rhoads text entitled, Charles Keefe, at the FHK Gallery.

The Fred J. Johnston House Tour

At the corner of Wall and Main streets; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday May through October. Each tour costs $10 for adults and $2 for children under 16. FHK will make special appointments for groups or private tours.

Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery

At the corner of Wall and Main streets; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday May through October. The 2018 gallery exhibit is entitled “Charles Keefe, Colonial Revival Architect, Kingston and New York.” The facility is handicapped accessible. Donations are welcome and appreciated.

Stockade National Historic District Walking Tour

Meet at FHK Gallery at the corner of Wall and Main streets. Tours held at 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, dates include May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6. Each tour costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16. Free to FHK members. FHK will make special appointments for groups or private tours.

Rondout National Historic District Walking Tour

Meet at the Visitor Center at 20 Broadway; tours held at 1 p.m. the last Saturday of each month, dates include May 26, June 30, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 29 and Oct. 27. Each tour costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16. Free to FHK members. FHK will make special appointments for groups or private tours.