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CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES

CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES

CATSKILL PEAK EXPERIENCES: Mountaineering Tales of Endurance, Survival, Exploration & Adventure From the Catskill 3500 Club edited by Carol Stone White   101 True Tales of High Adventure in the High Peaks For the last forty-five years, mountain climbers in the Northeast have joined the quest for membership in the Catskill 3500 Club , reserved for hikers who summit all thirty-five Catskill Mountain peaks over 3,500 feet high. Adding to the challenge, four peaks must be climbed in winter , and thirteen of the peaks are trail-less . Despite all obstacles, from blizzards to raging...
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HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK

HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK

HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK By the Historical Register Committee of the Greene County Historical Society Foreword by Raymond Beecher Published by Flint Mine Press Hardcover with dust jacket, 9" x 12", 276 pages, color, 330 contemporary and historic photographs ISBN: 9780982520819 $49.95 This unique architectural and historical reference volume is illustrated with over 330 contemporary and antique photographs and images representing 190 Historical Register sites in the 14 Greene County towns of Ashland, Athens, Cairo, Catskill, Coxsackie, Durham, Greenville, Halcott,...
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John Burroughs

John Burroughs

John Burroughs An American Naturalist Edward J. Renehan, Jr. The first full biography of the dean of American nature writers to be published since 1925. "[Renehan reveals] a far more complex and interesting man than other biographers have described. ... In this thoughtful biography we are shown the once sainted 'Sage of Slabsides' as a flesh-and-blood traveler in a now-vanished world." -- The Sunday New York Times Book Review John Burroughs (1837-1921) emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than thirty books, create the genre of the nature...
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Out Windham Way: A Photographic Tour

Out Windham Way: A Photographic Tour

Out Windham Way A Photographic Tour of Windham, Ashland, Prattsville, Maplecrest & Hensonville, 1890–1945 by Larry J. Tompkins foreword by Lori Anander, Editor, Windham Journal trade paper, 8 ½″ x 11″, 256 pages, 400 photographs, maps, drawings & ephemera $29.95, isbn 9781883789756   Over 400 illustrations culled from the author's remarkable collection of historic Catskill Mountain photographs, maps, and ephemera document the visual record of the Greene County villages of Windham, Prattsville, Ashland, Big Hollow (Maplecrest), Hensonville, and their...
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Rails to the Catskills

Rails to the Catskills

RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS Railroading in the Northern and Southern Catskills A film by Tobe Carey, DVD, 95 minutes (Willow Mixed Media) RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS uses original footage, contemporary and vintage photographs, postcards, rare films, railfan movies, newspapers and historic archives to document the history of the dynamic railroad industry in the northern and southern Catskills. Catskill Mountain railroads have roots in the Delaware & Hudson Canal of the 1820s and the post-Civil War railroad boom. RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS explores: the Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad; the New York,...
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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle The Mountain Top Edition Washington Irving’s classic story, with 33 drawings by famed early-20th-century illustrator N.C. Wyeth. Trade Paperback, 2-color illustrations, 6″ x 9″, 94 pages ISBN: 9781883789855, $13.95 With essays on N.C. Wyeth and Washington Irving. Published with The Mountain Top Historical Society
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The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around A film by Tobe Carey Willow Mixed Media $19.95, 80-minute documentary on DVD The story of the rise and fall of the Catskill Mountain House, from 1823 to 1963, is a compelling tale of steamboat and railroad empires, bitter rivalries and cutthroat competition, exclusive private preserves, fabulous art, and picturesque landmarks that celebrated the Catskills as part of the 19th-century American Grand Tour. This new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Tobe Carey is the fascinating story of America’s first great mountaintop hotel, a...
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THE CATSKILL PARK

THE CATSKILL PARK

THE CATSKILL PARK: Inside the Blue Line by Norman J. Van Valkenburgh & Christopher W. Olney featuring the photography of Thomas Teich foreword by forest historian Dr. Michael Kudish   ROBERT REDFORD PRAISES THE CATSKILL PARK In an era when some Americans take their natural heritage for granted, the authors remind us that our beautiful and wild places can't protect themselves. By writing this important history they provide a vital insight into the complexity of preserving our open space. More than that, they provide a model for preservations in the future.   MORE HIGH...
$21.95

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The Unbroken Thread

The Unbroken Thread

The Unbroken Thread A History of Quiltmaking in the Catskills Steve Hoare Edited by Carter Houck The first illustrated history of the art of quiltmaking as practiced from colonial times to the present in the Catskill Mountains region. A 5-county survey (Ulster, Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Schoharie), with profiles and examples of the work of all 46 inductees in the Catskill Mountain Quilters Hall of Fame. In this volume Steven Hoare has compiled a wonderful history of the 20th-century women of a little-known region of America. Each woman comes alive in her own voice, complete with her...
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VideoFreex

VideoFreex

Videofreex America's First Pirate TV Station & The Catskills Collective That Turned It On by Parry D. Teasdale SFrom 1972 to 1977 the VIDEOFREEX aired 258 television broadcasts from a home-built studio and jury-rigged transmitter in an old boarding house they rented in the tiny Catskill Mountain hamlet of Lanesville.  It was a revolutionary act in defiance of FCC regulations- the first unlicensed TV station in America.  Complete with help from Abbie Hoffman, spying by the FBI, and encounters with cultural icons from the '60s and '70s ranging from the Hell's...
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