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Hudson Valley & Hudson River

Books about the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River



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A KAYAKER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK'S CAPITAL REGION

A KAYAKER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK'S CAPITAL REGION

A KAYAKER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK'S CAPITAL REGION Albany | Schenectady | Troy Exploring the Hudson & Mohawk Rivers: From Catskill & Hudson to Mechanicville | Cohoes to Amsterdam by Russell Dunn foreword by Fred LeBrun, Times Union columnist paper, 6'' x 9'', 320 pages, maps & illustrations ISBNs 9781883789671 / 1883789672 $17.95 Russell Dunn has created a paddling guidebook like no other, a brilliant idea appropriately executed. Fred LeBrun, Times Union columnist Sixty-three paddling adventures on New York's two mightiest, history-rich rivers await you, led by NYS-licensed guide Russell Dunn,...
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An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

AN AMERICAN ARISTOCRACY The Livingstons By Clare Brandt Paper, 6″ x 9″, 314 pages, map & family genealogy ISBN 9781883789770  $17.95   A Livingston descendant once called the Hudson Valley, “Livingston Valley,” and with good reason. The original 1686 Royal patent of 160,000 acres on the east side of the Hudson River to Scottish merchant Robert Livingston grew within two generations to nearly one million acres and included vast portions of the Catskill Mountains as well. Intermarriages with other wealthy and influential Hudson Valley families—the...
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An Unforgiving Land

An Unforgiving Land

An Unforgiving Land Hardscrabble Life in the Trapps, a Vanished Shawangunk Mountain Hamlet by Robi Josephson & Bob Larsen trade paperback, 7 x 10, 320 pages, 110 illustrations, photographs, maps & drawings foreword by Glenn Hoagland, Executive Director, Mohonk Preserve introduction by Bob Anderberg, Open Space Institute ISBN 9781883789152 $24.95   Their book is the definitive chronicle. Glenn Hoagland, Executive Director, Mohonk Preserve Today, the Shawangunk Mountains of New York’s Ulster County are a protected region of stunning natural beauty, with hundreds of acres...
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Denning’s Point: A Hudson River History

Denning’s Point: A Hudson River History

Denning’s Point: A Hudson River History From 4000 BC to the 21st Century Home to The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries by Jim Heron foreword by John Cronin, prologue by Pete Seeger This extraordinary book tells a 6,000-year story of an extraordinary 64 acres on the eastern edge of the Hudson River, 60 miles north of New York City. Pete Seeger Denning’s Point is a remarkable saga that leads from newspaper morgues and back rooms of museums to a hands-on archaeological dig that confirmed the presence of prehistoric American Indians on Denning’s Point as early as...
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Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

  Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt   The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age     By Geraldine Hawkins   Foreword by John Matteson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 416 pages, 50 illustrations, isbn 9781883789848, $21.95   Elliott Roosevelt was by all accounts as charming and charismatic as any member of that charming and charismatic family, including his famously gregarious godson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. As an adolescent Elliott was the protector of his older brother, the then-sickly Theodore...
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Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers

Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers

Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers The Dutch Colonial Origins of Greenbush & the City of Rensselaer by Shirley W. Dunn Trade paperback, 208 pages, 6′ x 9′, 40 B&W illustrations ISBN: 9781883789824, Retail: $17.95 1663. As the first Dutch farms take root east of the Hudson River across from Fort Orange (Albany), a fortified farmhouse is built by the Van Rensselaers to protect their interests and provide a haven for settlers. Originally surrounded by a tall wooden palisade, Fort Crailo survived King Philip’s War, the French and Indian wars, and the Revolution. For...
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Frederic Church's Olana

Frederic Church's Olana

Frederic Church’s Olana Architecture and Landscape as Art by James Anthony Ryan introduction by Franklin Kelly paperback, 8 ½ x 11, 104 pages, 74 photographs (31 full-color), isbn 9781883789282, $19.95.   “Almost an hour this side of Albany is the Center of the World—I own it.”----Frederic Edwin Church in a letter to Erastus Palmer, 7 July 1869. (The collection of the Albany Institute of History & Art) Olana, the Persian-style house and romantically-designed grounds built high on a hilltop just south of the city of Hudson by Hudson River School painter...
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Grapes of the Hudson Valley

Grapes of the Hudson Valley

GRAPES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY and Other Cool Climate Regions of the United States and Canada by J. Stephen Casscles published by Flint Mine Press softcover: 8"x10" 272 pages with photographs and illustrations, color photo insert ISBN: 9780982520833, $ 29.99 New York’s Hudson Valley has long been known as the birthplace of American viticulture, with roots dating to the 1600s. For centuries, the region’s terroir has tested both viticulturalist and wine maker alike, spawning advances in cold-weather breeding, grape growing, and winemaking techniques. GRAPES OF THE HUDSON...
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HISTORIC HUDSON

HISTORIC HUDSON

HISTORIC HUDSON: An Architectural Portrait by Byrne Fone With a Foreword by John Ashbery Introduction by Rudy Wurlitzer & Lynn Davis A CITY SAVED BY ITS ARCHITECTURE More than 200 Photographs, Illustrations and Maps from 1850–2005 “In the spring of 1991, we turned off the Taconic Parkway and made a detour through the city of Hudson . As we drove up the length of Warren Street —the city’s main thoroughfare—we experienced an eerie sensation, as if we had slipped through a scrim of time and landed at the tail end of the nineteenth century.” from the...
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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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