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Lincoln Remembrance Day 2019

February 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Come celebrate local history and go on a pub crawl with the Lincoln Society in Peekskill!

Lincoln Exedra program on South Street, then parade down South St. to Lincoln Depot Museum.

12:15  In front of the Lincoln Depot Museum – Re-enactment program.

1:00 Inside Lincoln Depot ($10 suggested donation) Local Historian Kirk Moldoff discusses 19th Century Peekskill as a center for Art, Industry and Scientific Innovation. (Details below)

LinCon to follow:
2pm: Peekskill Brewery 3pm: Dylan’s Wine Cellar 4pm: Taormina 5pm: Taco Dive Bar 6pm: Buns N Bourbon


Peekskill, in the years before, during and after the “Age of Lincoln” was a nexus for artistry, innovation and invention in the fields of communication and manufacturing. Its scenic location at the entrance to the Hudson Highlands made it a favorite for painters of the Hudson River School, the best-known local artist being Frank Anderson. This talk looks at the development interrelationships of this community of manufacturers, innovators, artists and artisans that existed within a stone’s throw of the Depot, a constant through the rise and fall of industrial Peekskill.

Kirk Moldoff Bio:

Kirk Moldoff is a medical illustrator and animator with a passion for industrial archaeology, local history and cast iron stoves. He is a former Trustee of the Peekskill Museum, recipient of the Chester A. Smith Award, and served as a past Chairman of the City of Peekskill Historic Preservation Advisory Board.


February 16, 2019
11:30 am - 2:00 pm


Lincoln Society in Peekskill


Lincoln Depot Museum
10 S Water Street
Peekskill, NY 10566 United States
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