Bethel, New York: Woodstock Festival Monument Team Field Report

236 Hurd Rd, Bethel, NY
On Hwy 17B, north side, five miles east of Fosterdale, or ten miles west of Hwy 17 exit 104. Turn north onto Hurd Rd for one mile. Turn right onto W. Shore Rd. You'll see the small parking lot for the monument immediately on the right.
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Woodstock Festival Monument
Stand and look over a field once filled with hippies. It happened in August 1969, nowhere near the town of Woodstock, a directional bane to generations of later tourists. Report... [08/04/2017]
Bethel, New York - Woodstock Monument Guy Dies
Woodstock Monument: Wayne "Woodstock" Saward, who in 1984 designed and sculpted the 5.5-ton Woodstock monument in Bethel, New York, has died at age 52. [03/30/2009] Complete Story...

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Woodstock Monument.

Woodstock Festival Site

The Woodstock Festival monument gets repainted every year by a local artist named Mikey. He has a cat he named "My Kitty" because she said it sounds like Mikey.

[Brian From Rockland County NY, 06/08/2014]

Woodstock Festival monument.

Woodstock Festival Site

The Woodstock Museum on Bethel Woods grounds is excellent and worth the $15/ person fee. If you're at the monument, there's a flat gravelly area downhill from it that was the location of the stage, bottom center to the large grassy "bowl." Museum is at the top. Free easy parking. Convenient facilities, too.

[Hal Clarke, 09/22/2012]

Woodstock Monument.

Woodstock Site

The site of the 1969 Woodstock music festival that featured Janis Joplin; Jimi Hendrix; Crosby, Stills, and Nash; and dozens of other musical groups.

[Erik Lander, 03/09/2007]

The slab appears to have been repainted many times in its relatively short life (for a slab, anyway). Vandals pry off paint chips as souvenirs.

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Official Woodstock Rock Festival MuseumOfficial Woodstock Rock Festival Museum, Bethel, NY - < 1 mi.
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