The New York Society Library has chosen The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: New York’s River Festival of1909 and the Making of a Metropolis by Kathleen Eagen Johnson as winner in the 2009-2010 New York City Book Awards. Founded in 1996, these awards are given annually to books that capture the essence of New York City.
“After reading The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: New York’s River Festival of 1909 and the Making of a Metropolis, you’ll be sorry you missed the tercentennial. On that occasion, the city and state produced an extravaganza that remains unrivaled in New York’s historic commemorations.”
—Sam Roberts, The New York Times
The Hudson-Fulton Celebration is also winner of a 2009 AWARD TOWARDS EXCELLENCE FROM THE GREATER HUDSON HERITAGE NETWORK.
To read more about Kathleen Eagen Johnson and The Hudson-Fulton Celebration, visit www.hudsonfultoncelebration.net.