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Walkway Talks: “Fire on the Bridge: 50 Years Later” at the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Photo of the Walkway Over the Hudson taken from the banks of the Hudson River at sunrise.

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.


May 19
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Walkway Over The Hudson
61 Parker Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 United States
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