New York City historian Kenneth Jackson is set to headline Friends of Taconic State Park’s 11th Annual Meeting and BBQ Supper on Saturday, July 20th beginning at 6 pm at the Copake Iron Works National Heritage Area Site in the Hudson Valley, 35 Valley View Road, in Copake Falls, NY. [Read more…] about Ken Jackson on Robert Moses at Copake Iron Works BBQ
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Friends of Taconic State Park celebrated the opening of a Visitor Center at the Copake Ironworks on Saturday, June 16th.
Attending were members of the group’s Board of Directors and other supporters of the organization including the family of the late Frances R. Masters, Jr. in whose memory the Visitor Center was established, and Linda Cooper, Regional Director of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for the Taconic Region. [Read more…] about Copake Iron Works Opens New Visitor Center
Historian and biographer David Nasaw will be the featured speaker at the 9th Annual Meeting and BBQ Supper of Friends of Taconic State Park on Thursday, July 27th beginning at 6 pm at the Copake Iron Works.
Nasaw will present “Clash of the Titans! Pomeroy and Carnegie – Man of Iron vs. Man of Steel” at the annual gathering in Copake Falls. His bestseller Andrew Carnegie was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, the recipient of the New-York Historical Society’s American History Book Prize, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. [Read more…] about Iron and Steel History at Copake Iron Works July 27th