The Time and the Valleys Museum has announced a virtual program: The Great Covered Bridges of the Mid-Hudson Region, with Ron Knapp, co-author of American Covered Bridges: Practical Crossings – Nostalgic Icons, set for Sunday, June 7, at 2 pm.
Sullivan and Ulster Counties stand at the forefront of New York State’s covered bridge history, with several of New York’s most significant covered bridges still stand in the Hudson Valley today. Author Ronald Knapp will explore the covered bridges in the Mid-Hudson Region and connect covered bridges with the national history of nineteenth century covered bridges.
Knapp is a historical-cultural geographer who taught of State University of New York at New Paltz from 1968 to 2001. While most of his research over the past forty years has focused on China, he has long had an interest in local transportation history. In addition to his co-authored book America’s Covered Bridges: Practical Crossings—Nostalgic Icons (2014), his latest book is China’s Covered Bridges: Architecture over Water (2019).
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Photo of covered bridge over Neversink 1932 provided.