Sat, Jul 13, 2024 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Nina Postupack, Ulster County Clerk Announces Revolutionary War Medical Reenactor at the Matthewis Persen House Museum


Kingston, NY - Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is delighted to announce that on Saturday, July 13, 2024, Revolutionary War medical reenactor Don Terpening will host a special event at the Matthewis Persen House, located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the corner of John and Crown Streets.

From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Don Terpening, will transport attendees back to the Revolutionary War era as he demonstrates the medicines, implements, and techniques used by physicians of the time. In addition, Mr. Terpening will explore the crucial role doctors played and their societal significance during this pivotal period in history. This event promises to be both engaging and educational for attendees of all ages.

Admission is free, and everyone is encouraged to attend. County Clerk Nina Postupack shared her excitement, stating, “Don is a true local treasure. His vast knowledge and interactive delivery create a fun and informative experience for the whole family.”

For further information about the Matthewis Persen House Museum, please contact the Ulster County Clerk’s Archives at (845) 340-3415 or archives[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us. You can also visit us online at or on Facebook for updates and announcements.




74 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3415
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Matthewis Persen House Museum