VIDEOS

The Clinton Historical Society will be adding videos of selected program meetings, exhibits, and special events to the website as they become available.

The following is currently available on-line and on DVD:

1. “Ride the Day Line in 1949” – Nov. 4, 2016 Time: 25 minutes

Presented by Craig Marshall, Clinton Town Historian & CHS Vice President

This program is a short history of the Hudson River Day Line Company and early steamboating on the Hudson River “presented” by Donald C. Ringwald as portrayed by Craig Marshall in uniform. Don Ringwald (deceased) was bursar of the Day Line Co. and an author of books on Hudson River steamboats and the history of the Hudson River Day Line Company.

2. “History of the Clinton Town Historical Center and Wing’s Hall” – June 29, 2017 Time: 21 minutes

Presented by Craig Marshall, Clinton Town Historian & CHS Vice President

The Clinton Historical Center includes the Town Hall (1924), the Community Library (1975), court/offices addition (1988), plus the Spooky Hollow Schoolhouse (c1850), and the Masonic Hall (1865). Wing’s Dance Hall, located in Clinton Corners, began in 1907 and was a popular place for social gatherings for 43 years.