All new characters and stories for 2018!

Living History Cemetery Tours

John Vanderlyn, internationally known artist and Kingston native. 


Our Fall 2017 Historic Cemetery Tours attracted more than 600 people on the five tours we scheduled. 

Your one hour tour begins in 1659 and ends in 1910.

Jacob Adriansen, a young man who was the first casualty of the Esopus-Indian Wars when Kingston was still Wiltwyck will be standing on his grave. After telling you his story Jacob will lead you to John Vanderlyn, a Kingston born, internationally known artist. Next on the tour will be General George Sharp, Kingston native, lawyer, diplomat and Civil War hero. Returning from the hereafter to preside over her actual paintings will be Kingston native Julia Dillion, an artist and Kingston native who ran an ironworks company. Also making appearances will be philanthropist and donor of Forsyth Park Mary Forsyth, and Roswell Randal Hoes, an Old Dutch Church 19th century clergyman and Dutch historian. 

"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

Runaway servant,       Jenny Hasbrouck. 

Private Tours Available

Private tours for groups of 20 or more are available upon request. Call 845-475-7973 for scheduling and availability. 

Traitor,     Jacob Lefferts

Your Tour

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. 

"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

Ticket Prices


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.

October 2018 - Our fourth year!

In cooperation with the Old Dutch Church in Kingston, New York, Theatre on the Road will present the LIving History Cemetery Tours each Saturday in October. Group and private tour discounts are available. To reserve your spot call 845-475-7973 or email us at

  • Saturday, October 6th at 7 pm
  • Saturday, October 13th at 7 pm
  • Saturday, October 20th at 7 pm
  • ​Saturday, October 27th at 7 pm