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Hudson River Park Pier 84, Manhattan 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Port of Call: 
Hudson River Park: Pier 84

The Tug Pegasus and the Lehigh Valley No. 79 visited Pier 84 twice in 2009 for the Hudson/Fulton/Champlain Quadricentennial. The Spring visit featured free public tug trips, free barge tours, a staged-reading of Budd Schulberg's play "On the Waterfront" performed by the Brave New World Repertory Theatre and a "Tug & Barge" Community Fundraiser. Returnng in the fall, the "Tug & Barge"  joined a host of other historic vessels including the Tug Urger, Tug Cornell, NYS Canal Barge Peckinpaw, and the Sloop Clearwater for the first North River Historic Ship Festival.

Joan Davidson, NY Quadricentennial Chairperson receives a NRHSS award
Joan Davidson, NY Quadricentennial Chairperson receives a NRHSS award