Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park Illuminated with 202-foot-long ‘THANK YOU!’ to Honor Frontline Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Friends of the Walkway nonprofit organization and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation partnered to create this striking display on the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (April 30, 2020) – To honor those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park was illuminated by more than 1,300 luminaries coming together to spell out ‘THANK YOU!’, transforming the Hudson Valley’s most iconic landmark into the community’s largest display of gratitude. In total, the display of light spanned more than 200 feet. The project salutes everyone going to exceptional lengths to keep people healthy and society functioning in the Hudson Valley and across the nation.