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Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center

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74 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
18453403415 https://clerk.ulstercountyny.gov/archives/persen-house

Ulster County invites you to the Matthewis Persen House Museum and Cultural Heritage Center, a cornerstone of the City of Kingston’s historic Stockade District. This house has witnessed many important moments in Ulster County’s history. It was burned at least twice, saw wars and revolution and was home to doctors, tailors, grocers, druggists and innkeepers. As you walk through the House, you walk through time. Please join us at the Persen House located at 74 John Street, Kingston, New York, where we bring Ulster County’s rich history alive!

October 2021

County Clerk » Songs of The Irish Brigade Concert

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center, 74 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Presented by Veterans in a New Field and the Ulster County Civil War Roundtable Join the members of The Veterans in a New Field as they perform various songs of the Irish Brigade in the Civil War and songs of World War I. The Irish Brigade, consisting of mostly Irish Americans, served in the Union Army in the American Civil War.  This infantry brigade became known as the “Fighting 69th” and continued in later wars.  Come hear: Marching Through Georgia,…

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County Clerk » Closing Day of Persen House 2021 Season

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center, 74 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Free

Take a last walk through the Persen House for the season.  Take a self-guided tour or simply meander through at your own pace.  Make sure to check out the exhibits and seasonal displays before they are gone.  Special thanks to everyone who has made the 2021 season a success!  

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