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Taverns of Kingston- a Saturday Walking Tour (new date)
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Due to heavy rain in the forecast on April 29th, the Tavern Walk has been moved to May 6th.
A Saturday Afternoon walk led by George Luck, Jr.
Half way between New York and Philadelphia, Kingston was a natural place for inns and taverns for travelers. The first inn/tavern was established by Henry Greenland in 1683 on the west side of the Millstone River; subsequent taverns/inns were all on the east side.
The walk will be led by lifetime Kingston resident (and KHS Vice President) George Luck, Jr., who will once again demonstrate his deep knowledge of Kingston history.
We will start at the Kingston Presbyterian Church parking lot (4565 NJ Route 27), then proceed down Main Street (Route 27) toward the D&R Canal. On the way George will point out the sites of the various former inns and taverns that once made Kingston an important and busy stopping place for travelers as well as a gathering place for locals from colonial times, through the Revolutionary War, the early republic, the Lincoln Highway and today.
THE WALK IS FREE, BUT YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE. REGISTER AT:
Bring May tours.” (see you at the tour!)