Talk: Why is Kingston Here? 2/8/22

From pre-history to the present, Kingston has a “Place in History.” George Luck, Jr and Charlie Dieterich present a survey of moments from the settlement of Kingston, New Jersey.

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Kingston Firehouse, Tuesday, February 8 at 7:30 PM

From pre-history to the present, Kingston has a “Place in History.” George Luck, Jr and Charlie Dieterich present a survey of moments from the settlement of Kingston, New Jersey. The talk was especially designed for those who are new to town or unfamiliar with our evolution.
Over 40 people attended in person, and 70 online. Those at the firehouse were treated to cookies, hot chocolate and coffee, courtesy of Harbor Chase Assisted Living. www.harborchase.com/

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D&R Canal Videos with commentary

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Two videos about canals were featured at the Kingston Historical Society meeting at the Kingston Firehouse on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

After some background on the D&R Canal and its past and present importance to Kingston, KHS president Robert von Zumbusch led us through two videos: one, “D&R,” produced and directed by Cliff Crawford in 1976 — before the Canal Park was established; the video included historical footage and interviews with ‘canalers.’ Here is a link for the video on YouTube.

The other, “The Canals of New Jersey,” produced by the Canal Society of New Jersey, provided a comparison with New Jersey’s other navigational canal, the unique Morris Canal, which was very different from the D&R.

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For more on New Jersey’s canals, we recommend the Canal Society of New Jersey (link)

Drive By History (2015)

Conference on Horseback pictures

Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015, 10:17:14 AM George Luck

From George Luck, Jr.:

Here are the pictures that I referred to last night at the K.H.S. meeting. They were the promotional pictures taken for the “Drive By History” program. Pictured with me are the co-hosts of the show; Ken Magos and Cindy Perman. Ken Magos and Lee Brodie are the co-executive producers of the show. There company is known as South Mountain Theatreworks Television Productions.

You can check out the information on the series at www.drivebyhistory.tv. Their contact information is on the website.