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The Hudson River Maritime Museum and Clearwater environmental group holds a barn-raising ceremony in Kingston for its new facility. It will serve as the winter home for sloop Clearwater, which was built by folk singer Pete Seeger and friends in 1969. (Sept. 15, 2012)(Credit: Faye Murman)

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Sloop Clearwater barn raising

The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and Hudson River Maritime Museum held a celebration and barn raising for the Kingston Home Port and Education Center Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. The public was able to observe the carefully choreographed, pre-planned assembly, or “Amish-style” timber frame barn raising that took place on the grounds of the museum in Kingston.