senate-house-state-historic-site.jpgKingston, N.Y.  - Citizens of Ulster County provided an impressive contribution to the Civil War.  Soldiers of every rank stepped forward to answer the call to preserve the Union.  A new exhibit, "With Malice Toward None: Ulster County and the Civil War" explores the sacrifices local residents made during one of the most critical periods in American history. The exhibit is located in the Loughran House, 296 Fair St. in Kingston. The house was  built by Civil War veteran Dr. Robert Loughran in the early 1870s.  Loughran served as a surgeon in the 20th Regiment, NYSM.  The free exhibit will be opening at 11am Saturday October 12, 2013, as part of the Ulster County Cultural Heritage Week.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Senate House State Historic Site is part of a system of parks, recreation areas and historic sites operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the site is one of 28 facilities administered by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission in New York and New Jersey.  For further information about this and other upcoming events please call the site at (845) 338-2786 or visit the State Parks website at


Contact: Deana Preston, Senate House State Historic Site (845) 338-2786