Riverkeeper traveling exhibit makes stop at Bard

A traveling exhibit put together by Riverkeeper to

A traveling exhibit put together by Riverkeeper to celebrate Henry Hudson's voyage up the river is at Bard College in Red Hook. (March 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Handout

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The Riverkeeper's traveling exhibit, "A Hudson River Journey," will be on view at Bard College through March 29.

Developed in 2009 in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage up the river, the exhibit tells the history of the journey as well as the challenges for today through original artwork, historic artifacts, maps and digital media. The story is told from the perspective of six distinct regions from New York City to Troy, and three time periods: pre-contact, current era and the future.

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A clean water advocacy group, Riverkeeper works to protect the Hudson River and the surrounding watershed. For more information on Riverkeeper and the exhibit, visit www.riverkeeper.org.

The traveling exhibit is on view in the George Ball Lounge of the Campus Center at Bard, located at 30 Campus Rd. in Red Hook.

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