"What a fun event! I was sad when it was over. I wanted to hear more stories of the people who once walked the same Kingston streets that we do! GO SEE THIS ! It is definitely family friendly. It's not a "spooky" tour. It's historical."
-MARY TARCZA, Kingston, NY
Living History Cemetery Tours 2019
For information call 914-489-3668 or visit: friendsofrhinebeckcemetery.org
The Old Dutch Church in Kingston, New York presents it's 5th annual
living history cemetery tour.
Traitor, Jacob Lefferts
Private Tours Available
Private tours for groups of 20 or more are available upon request. Call 845-475-7973 for scheduling and availability.
Your one hour tour begins in October 1777 and highlights the aftermath of the Burning of Kingston.
Dominie George Jacob Leonard Doll,
a minister who was an outspoken proponent of Kingston's liberation from the British.
the first Chief Justice of the United States who once resided in Kingston.
Benjamin and Becky Low,
a well-meaning couple who took in a British spy.
Governor George Clinton,
alerted Kingston of the British assault.
Sarah Du Mont and Peter Van Gasbeeck,
resided in what became the Senate House.
Mary Westbrook van Deusen,
a 19th century figure tells the story of her grandmother, Rachel Dumont.
Please arrive by 6:45 PM and line up at the Wall Street door of the Old Dutch Church. The address is 272 Wall St., Kingston, NY 12472. Each tour is approximately one hour.
$15 per person, $10 students and seniors. $1.00 for 12 and under.
If you are uncomfortable with the PAYPAL LINK call 845-475-7973 and leave your name, date of tour and number of guests. You will pay at the door on the night of your tour.
Performed by Theatre on the Road
Enhance your cemetery tour experience with our living history coloring book. The theme is the Burning of Kingston and your book includes illustrations of the characters and their histories. Books are $5.00 each and will be available at the tours. To order by mail use this PayPal link, $1.25 has been added for shipping and handling.
"This is an incredible experience! Watch as history comes to life through the amazing and talented cast of Theatre on the Road. Wonderful entertainment for the whole family. Thank you Frank Marquette, Murder Cafe and Theatre on the Road for all the great shows! I love them all." - Cheryl DeForest, Kingston, NY
The Rhinebeck Cemetery in Rhinebeck, New York presents TALES FROM THE UNDERGROUND it's 2nd annualliving history cemetery tour.
Enter via Mill Road cemetery gates, 16 Mill Road, Rhinebeck. Arrive by 2:45 pm and follow the signs for parking. Each tour is approximately one hour.
$15 Adults, $10 Students (with valid ID), $8 Seniors and under 12.
Meet six characters who contributed to Rhinebeck's rich past. On your one hour tour you will meet...
an early Rhinebeck coffin and furniture maker born in 1796.
a former slave, buried with the Sands and Bowne families.
the superintendent of the Astor Estate, Ferncliff.
an American socialite and patron of the arts.
state senator and owner of the Ellerslie Estate.
Helen De LaPorte,
the founder of the Chancellor Livingston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.