‘Pirate Ball’ kicks off ‘Barge 100’ in Red Hook to raise money for Lehigh Valley Railroad Barge No. 79

A "Pirate Ball" was held last night in Red Hook as part of "Barge 100." "Barge 100" is a yearlong celebration that marks the 100th

Lehigh Valley Railroad Barge No. 79 is docked in Red Hook and houses the Waterfront Museum.

Lehigh Valley Railroad Barge No. 79 is docked in Red Hook and houses the Waterfront Museum. (9/20/13)

BROOKLYN - A "Pirate Ball" was held last night in Red Hook as part of "Barge 100."

"Barge 100" is a yearlong celebration that marks the 100th anniversary of the historic Lehigh Valley Railroad Barge No. 79, which is docked in Red Hook and houses the Waterfront Museum. The ball launched a series of fundraising programs to benefit the barge.

Yesterday was also International Talk Like a Pirate Day.
 

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