Upcoming Events

Restoration work on Eleanor takes place on Thursday evenings beginning at 5:30 p.m at the restoration site located at 99 South 3rd Street.  We’re pouring on the steam now!  New volunteers and members, please email eleanorrestorationproject@gmail to insure access to the building.

To arrange to visit Eleanor, please email eleanorrestorationproject@gmail.com.


Keeping History Afloat on the Hudson: Boatbuilding and Restorations Symposium
Presented by the Hudson River Maritime Museum and held at the Riverport Wooden Boat School from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Louise Bliss, President of HHRB will speak at this  “Building the Sticks for the Eleanor” at 9:30. Click here and here for more information and to reserve your space!

3/25/2018 through 3/27/2018
New York Safe Boating Course
Philmont Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m.
The course is co-sponsored by the Philmont Community Center, the Philmont Rod and Gun Club, and the Hudson River Historic Boat Restoration and Sailing Society. To earn a NY Safe Boating Certificate, attendance is required at each session, and will be taught by experienced instructors Douglas Cropper and Julia Veronezi. While the course is free, NY State does charge a $10 fee to those over 18 years of age to obtain the permanent Boating Safety Certificate. The class is open to anyone over the age of 10. Pre-registration is required by March 2 by emailing cropalt@verizon.net or calling 518-755-8456. The class is limited to 15 students.


We are raffling off this lovely wood framed painting of Eleanor by Columbia County artist Audrey Wyman. Please contact us at eleanorrestorationproject@gmail.com for information and to buy tickets.  You may be the lucky winner of this painting of Eleanor sailing out to the Hudson Athens Lighthouse.



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Hudson’s Future Waterfront  —  Richard Wambach