Hokey Pokey Dancing Over the Hudson River Sets New World Record

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“Walkway Over the Hudson”  
Now In The Guinness Book of World Records!
Dancing the Hokey Pokey Above the Hudson River

At 212 feet & tall and 1.28 miles long this abandoned railroad bridge has recently been refurnished and turned into a pedestrian park. Spanning its reach over the Hudson River, the walkway is now a popular historical location. It already holds the record for being the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Now it holds the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting this Hokey Pokey Event right above the Hudson River. 

The walkway receives funding from both the state and a non profit status. Together working with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation it provides a relaxing atmosphere for the public. The official name is Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. This event helped raise money to expand services and maintain the bridge. The Park is host to other events during the year, and barring lighting or major snow and ice storms, is open 365 days a year. Come see the beautiful Hudson River from high above.

Janis Borgueta is a Realtor® in Newburgh NY. Her blog is about living, working & Real Estate in The Hudson Valley.  If you would like more information about Real Estate & Living in the Hudson Valley, contact Janis. If you like what you read come visit me again, and please subscribe to this blog.

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Rainer
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Carie Shapiro
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So glad to hear they've renovated the bridge and of their commitment to maintaining it.  And, I haven't seen the Hokey Pokey in forever ... used to do that one at every party when I was a kid :)

June 13, 2012 07:41 AM
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Janis Borgueta
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Joanna.. we have to go walk the bridge one of these days and have lunch!! 

Carie~ Yes.. I remember those days too... It is a super place to hang out and they did a really nice job of making it pedestrian friendly.. people are up there all the time enjoying.. 

June 13, 2012 07:52 AM
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John Cannata
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That is pretty darn cool that so many people showed up for this event.

June 15, 2012 02:59 PM
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Janis Borgueta
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John...  it was a cool event.. although I was not there I heard that everyone had a blast!

June 15, 2012 04:08 PM
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Janis- that looked like so much fun!  And I haven't done the hokey pokey in, not gonna say, so many years.  I bet the view from there is magnificent. 

June 16, 2012 11:26 AM
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