Dutch Heritage Links

Dutch Culture USA http://www.dutchcultureusa.com/

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area – Dutch Heritage Events http://www.hudsonrivervalley.com/events/ev-category/dutch

Netherlands Worldwide – Dutch Consulate General in the United States https://www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/countries/united-states

New Netherland Institute https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/

New Netherland Museum http://www.newnetherlandmuseum.org/index.html

New Netherland Research Center http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/newnetherland/

The Holland Society of New York http://www.hollandsociety.org/


Links for Educators

American Family Immigration Center at Ellis Island http://ellisisland.org

American Museum of Natural History https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach

Council of State Archivists https://www.statearchivists.org/

EdTech Teacher: Best of History Websites http://besthistorysites.net/american-history/government/

Federal Depository Library Program https://www.fdlp.gov/

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum https://fdrlibrary.org/ 

Hudson River Valley Heritage for Educators https://www.hrvh.org/?q=educators

Internet Archive https://archive.org/

Library of Congress: Teachers http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/index.html 

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies – Institute for African Development http://iad.einaudi.cornell.edu/

Museum Association of New York http://www.museumwise.org/

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA): Educator Resources http://www.archives.gov/education/ 

New York Historical Society: Education https://www.nyhistory.org/web/default.php?section=education&page=teacher_resources 

New York History Net http://www.nyhistory.com/featured.htm 

New York State Archives http://www.archives.nysed.gov 

PBS Learning Media New York https://ny.pbslearningmedia.org/

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/ 

U. S. Capitol Visitor Center: Education https://www.visitthecapitol.gov/education

USA.gov Resources for Teachers https://www.usa.gov/teachers


Links for Students 

Census for Kids https://www.census.gov/schools/census_for_kids/

Congress for Kids https://www.congressforkids.net/

iCivics – Learn about Government through Games https://www.icivics.org/

Museum of Natural History: Ology – A Science Website for Kids http://ology.amnh.org

New York Department of State Kids Room https://www.dos.ny.gov/kids_room/508/home2.html

New York State Agriculture and Markets Color NY www.agriculture.ny.gov/ColorNY.pdf

New York State Assembly Kids Page http://assembly.state.ny.us/kids/ 

New York State Home Page http://www.ny.gov/

New York State Senate – Children's Books and Web Sites about the U.S. Government https://www.senate.gov/reference/bibliography/kids/kids.shtml

The Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/ 

The Smithsonian Education http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html 

Today in History http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/today.html

U. S. Capitol Visitor Center: Students https://www.visitthecapitol.gov/education/students#.VYqxRtJVhBd

United States Courts: Educational Resources http://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/educational-resources


Resources for Genealogists

Birth, Death and Marriage Records https://ulstercountyny.gov/archives/faq

City of Kingston, Clerk/Registrar https://kingston-ny.gov/content/8399/8469/8535/default.aspx

Greater Hudson Heritage Network http://www.greaterhudson.org/ 

Hope Farm Press http://www.hopefarm.com/ 

Kingston Library Links http://www.kingstonlibrary.org/links.htm 

New York Genealogical & Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/

New York Historical Society Museum & Library http://www.nyhistory.org/

New York State Archives http://www.archives.nysed.gov/ 

New York State County Historians http://www.aphnys.org/ 

New York State Department of Health, Vital Statistics http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/consumer/vr.htm

Purple Mountain Press http://www.catskill.net/purple/about.htm 

Ulster County City, Town & Village Historians https://ulstercountyny.gov/local-historians

Ulster County Genealogical Society http://www.ucgsny.org/

Ulster County Historian, Geoff Miller http://ulstercountyny.gov/ulster-county-historian

Ulster County Poorhouse http://ulstercountyny.gov/poorhouse/

Ulster Surrogate Court – Wills/Estate Proceedings https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/3jd/ulster/3JD-Ulster%20Surrogate%20Court.shtml


Local Museums, Repositories, Historical Societies & Heritage Sites

British Brigade/16th Queen’s Light Dragoons – Revolutionary War era British re-enactment group http://www.lobsterback.org/

Burning of Kingston Re-enactment http://www.burningofkingston.com/ 

Byrdcliffe Art Colony http://www.woodstockguild.org/

Canal Forge http://hudsonvalleyblacksmith.com/

D & H Canal Historical Society & Museum http://www.canalmuseum.org/

Ellenville Public Library & Museum http://eplm.org/

Empire State Railway Museum http://www.esrm.com/

Esopus Meadows Lighthouse http://www.esopusmeadowslighthouse.org/home

First Ulster Militia – Revolutionary War era colonial re-enactment group [will have website soon]

Friends of Historic Kingston http://www.fohk.org/

Friends of Historic Rochester https://www.facebook.com/FHRACCORD/

Gomez Mill House Museum http://www.gomez.org/

Greenfield Park Schoolhouse/Museum, Route 52 West, Greenfield Park, 845-647-6560 [no current website]

Historic Huguenot Street https://www.huguenotstreet.org/

Historical Society of Shawangunk & Gardiner http://www.wallkillhistory.com/

Hudson River Maritime Museum & the Rondout Lighthouse http://www.hrmm.org/

Hudson River Valley Heritage https://www.hrvh.org/

Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture http://www.hvva.org/

Hurley Heritage Society http://www.hurleyheritagesociety.org/

John Burroughs Association/Sanctuary at Slabsides http://www.johnburroughsassociation.org/

Kingston Land Trust http://www.kingstonlandtrust.org/

Klyne Esopus Museum http://klyneesopusmuseum.us/

Kripplebush Schoolhouse Museum http://kripplebushschoolhousemuseum.weebly.com/

Locust Lawn Farm & Terwilliger House Historic Estate http://www.lgny.org/locust-lawn-farm

Milton on Hudson Train Station https://www.townofmarlboroughny.org/2265/Milton-Train-Station-Foundation

O & W Napanoch Train Station & Museum http://nyow.org/Articles/Napanoch/napanoch.html

Old Dutch Church National Historic Landmark Museum http://www.olddutchchurch.org/museum.php

Old Dutch Reformed Church and Heritage Museum http://www.olddutchchurch.org/

Opus 40 & the Quarryman’s Museum https://www.opus40.org/

Perrine’s Bridge, Junction of Route 32 and Route 213, Rifton, 845-338-8109 http://www.nycoveredbridges.org/perrines/ 

Plattekill Historical Society http://plattekill.lib.ny.us/plattekill_historical_society.htm

Red Feather Drummers of the Association of Native Americans of the Mid-Hudson Region – Contact: Judith Boggess (AKA Grandmother Judith Laughing Owl), Keeper of the Sacred Women’s Drum, Judithab657[at]gmail[dot]com, 845-657-9735 [no current website]

Reher Center for Immigrant History and Culture http://www.rehercenter.org/

Saugerties Historical Society http://saugertieshistoricalsociety.org/

Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy http://www.saugertieslighthouse.com/

Save Native Sites, Contact: Judy Abbott (845) 679-8440 http://savenativesites.com

Scions of Patria, 17th Century Dutch Re-enactment https://www.facebook.com/TheScions/

Senate House State Historic Site http://senatehousekingston.org/

Shandaken Historical Museum http://catskillpark.com/museum.html

The Century House Historical Society & A. J. Snyder Estate http://www.centuryhouse.org/

Third Ulster Militia – Revolutionary War era colonial re-enactment group [no current website]

Town of Lloyd Historic Preservation Society http://www.tolhps.org/

Town of Olive Historical Society http://town.olive.ny.us/history/

Transart & Cultural Services http://www.transartinc.org/

Trolley Museum of New York http://www.tmny.org/

Ulster County Historical Society http://ulstercountyhs.org/

Volunteer Firemen's Hall and Museum of Kingston https://kingstonvolunteerfiremensmuseum.weebly.com/

Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources http://www.wittenbergcenter.org/

Woodstock Museum https://woodstockschoolofart.org/

Woodstock School of Art https://woodstockschoolofart.org/


Things do to in Kingston and Ulster County

Ulstercountyalive.com – Dining, Entertainment, Lodging and more! http://ulstercountyalive.com/

Path Through History by I Love NY – Explore New York’s Rich Heritage https://paththroughhistory.iloveny.com/ 

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area in Partnership with the National Park Service http://www.hudsonrivervalley.com/

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