Sat, May 28, 2022 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to announce the opening of the Matthewis Persen House Museum on Saturday, May 28, with special guests Revolutionary War Era Reenactors the 1st Ulster Militia.  The Matthewis Persen House located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the corner of John and Crown Streets. Admission is free and all are welcome. 

On Saturday, May 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, join the 1st Ulster Militia for a glimpse of 18th century life at the time of the American Revolution.  The original 1st Regiment, Ulster County Militia was composed of citizen soldiers from the area now within the boundaries of Kingston, Saugerties and Woodstock.  Members promote the education of the public as to military and social life in the colonial and Revolutionary War eras through demonstrations of everyday crafts and skills and the typical life of the militiaman.

“We are so please to welcome the 1st Ulster back to the Persen House this year,” said County Clerk Postupack.  “Their commitment to accurately portraying our history is exceptional.  They always present a fun and educational event for visitors of all ages.”

For further information about the Matthewis Persen House Museum and other outreach programs of the Ulster County Clerk’s Office, please contact County Clerk Nina Postupack at (845) 340-3040 or countyclerk[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us or visit us on Facebook.

74 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3415
Event Contact:
Contact Address: 
300 Foxhall Ave
Kingston, NY 12401
Contact Phone: 
(845) 340-3415
1st Ulster Militia
Venue Name: 
Matthewis Persen House Museum