Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: November 13, 2016

 

45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition Supports Historic Train Station

 

The not-for-profit group and the Mid-Hudson Civic Center sponsor the annual event with all proceeds going to the continuing restoration and operation of the historically designated 1914 Hyde Park Railroad Station Museum.

 

 

Poughkeepsie, New York, October 17, 2016 - President Franklin Roosevelt and the Hyde Park Vanderbilts traveled on the New York Central Railroad, departing from the Hyde Park Station. In support of that 102 year old station, now a museum, on November 13th, 2016, the Hudson Valley Railroad Society will present its 45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The not-for-profit group and the Mid-Hudson Civic Center sponsor the annual event with all proceeds going to the continuing restoration and operation of the historically designated 1914 Hyde Park Railroad Station Museum.  
 
On display at the show will be a number of operating scale model train layouts. There will be representatives of other hobbies with displays and hands-on activities such as flight simulators and model kit building. There will be hands-on train layouts and slot-car tracks for children to operate. 
 
Another popular feature of the show is dozens of vendor tables selling all scales of new and used model trains, slot-cars, historic miniatures, radio controlled models and other hobby items. A White Elephant table is available for anyone wanting to sell an item or two.
 
Show hours are from 10 AM to 3 PM at Poughkeepsie’s Mid-Hudson Civic Center, which is an additional sponsor of the event.  Tickets, available at the door, are priced as follows: Adults - $5 and Children (under 12) - $2.
 
For more information, including a map, pictures and directions, log onto the HVRRS website:
www.hydeparkstation.com or call 845-297-09

 

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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Robert Denny Evaul

Email: denzorr@aol.com

Phone: (845) 297-0901

 

Hudson Valley Railroad Society Inc.

Hyde Park, New York

Web: www.hydeparkstation.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: 45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition

Event Date: November 13, 2016

Event Time: 10 AM to 3 PM

Event Location: Mid-hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Admission: Adults - $5 and Children (under 12) - $2.

Web: www.hydeparkstation.com

Contact: Robert Denny Evaul, denzorr@aol.com, (845) 297-0901

Description: President Franklin Roosevelt and the Hyde Park Vanderbilts traveled on the New York Central Railroad, departing from the Hyde Park Station. In support of that 102 year old station, now a museum, on November 13th, 2016, the Hudson Valley Railroad Society will present its 45th Annual Railroad and Hobby Exposition at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The not-for-profit group and the Mid-Hudson Civic Center sponsor the annual event with all proceeds going to the continuing restoration and operation of the historically designated 1914 Hyde Park Railroad Station Museum. On display at the show will be a number of operating scale model train layouts. There will be representatives of other hobbies with displays and hands-on activities such as flight simulators and model kit building. There will be hands-on train layouts and slot-car tracks for children to operate. 

 


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