National Geographic : 1962 Mar
Statue of Henry Hudson, who explored the river in 1609, stands in a Kingston park. Columbia University racing shells skim below Sailing upstream in the Half Moon on the "great river of the mountains," Henry Hudson met Indians with whom he traded knives for tobacco and corn. An unidentified artist depicts the voyage on a stage curtain in the Hudson, New York, home of the Daughters of the American Revolution. KODACHROMESBY WAYNE MILLER, MAGNUM, AND WILLARD PRICE (BELOW) (C) N.G.S.