Sunday, May 19th , 2024

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm




Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
61 Parker Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


(845) 834-2867

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Presented by Walkway ambassador Shirley Rinaldi and former Poughkeepsie firefighter Bill Ringwood, this “Fire on the Bridge” presentation at Walkway East Gate Plaza in Poughkeepsie examines the origins of the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge and continues exploring its history until the fire of May 8, 1974. Witness the “Fire on the Bridge” experience through the eyes of some of the firefighters who attended the fire and locals who were at the scene.