Sat, Aug 07 | Historic Huguenot Street

Stargazing Night

Human cultures have directed their gaze towards the heavens for thousands of years. Come with us to learn about the importance of stars in the Hudson Valley indigenous world. We will explore indigenous folklore related to astronomy, nocturnal birds, and fireflies.
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Stargazing Night

Time & Location

Aug 07, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561, USA

About the Event

Human cultures have directed their gaze towards the heavens for thousands of years. Come with us to learn about the importance of stars in the Hudson Valley indigenous world. We will explore indigenous folklore related to astronomy, nocturnal birds, and fireflies. Join ethnoecologist Justin Wexler of Wild Hudson Valley on one of our  seasonal events. We will learn about the local  environment and indigenous Hudson Valley life of five centuries ago.

Check-in is at the DuBois Fort Visitor Center, and the tour will  start at the replica Esopus Munsee wigwam and will guide visitors  through the Nyquist-Hartcourt Wildlife Sanctuary.

Rain date scheduled for Saturday, August 14th.

$20 General Admission

$18 Discounted Admission (For HHS members, seniors, students, active military members, and veterans.)

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