Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center Opens June 17

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to announce the opening of the Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center’s 2021 season on Thursday, June 17. The Persen House is located at the corner of Crown and John Streets in uptown Kingston’s Stockade National Historic District.  The house will be open for the summer season on Thursdays & Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Persen House, named after its longest resident, Matthewis Persen (1739-1819), and owned by Ulster County since 1914, has undergone extensive restoration since emergency repairs in 1999 revealed its historical significance. This house was built in five phases from 1661 to 1922 and has witnessed the entire history of Kingston.  Since opening its doors as a museum and cultural heritage center, the Persen House has had over 31,000 visitors from all 50 states and 57 countries!

 

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9 am to Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 4:30pm
Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center
74 John Street
Kingston
12401
845-340-3415

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