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Written in Stone

Written in Stone

Written in Stone: A Geological History of the Northeastern United States by Chet Raymo and Maureen E. Raymo "Compresses billions of years into a slim, lively narrative." Yankee "Hard to put down", "truly an adventure." Bookpage (New England edition) "Will captivate the interested layperson and refresh the professional." Science News Books   Third Edition, Revised and Updated for 2008   Imagine yourself standing on the bank of the Connecticut River near Hartford, Connecticut. The river flows placidly through green-mantled hills to the sea....
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Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy

Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy

Wilderstein and the Suckleys  A Hudson River Legacy by Cynthia Owen Philip trade paperback, 6' x 9', 152 pages 8-page color insert + 95 B&W illustrations isbn: 9781883789718, $17.95 “For those not fortunate enough to have visited Wilderstein when Daisy Suckley was in residence and in charge, Cynthia Owen Philip has performed an invaluable service. … This is a fine book about a splendid house.” Geoffrey C. Ward, author of “Closest Companion: The Unknown Story of the Intimate Friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley” and...
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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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Trunks of the Gunks

Trunks of the Gunks

TRUNKS OF THE GUNKS A Visual Odyssey through the Shawangunk Mountains in Search of the Unexpected Photographs by Nora Scarlett Foreword by Paul Huth, Daniel Smiley Research Center, Mohonk Preserve Hardcover (casebound), 9″ x 9″, 112 pages 100 full-color photographs ISBN 9781883789862, $30.00 Studio photographer Nora Scarlett hiked for over ten years throughout the “Gunks”—the Shawangunk Mountains of New York State. “I looked for wacky formations, humorous characteristics, improbable locations, surprising shapes, and other wondrous growths. Such specimens...
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Trails with Tales

Trails with Tales

Trails with Tales History Hikes through the Capital Region, Saratoga, Berkshires, Catskills & Hudson Valley by Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney foreword by Karl Beard, National Park Service Thirty nature treks, selected for their natural, stand-alone beauty, are enhanced by tangible silhouettes of a fascinating past, from early Native Americans and Colonial settlers to the Industrial Revolution and Victorian-era grand hotels. Hike to waterfalls, mountains, escarpments, lakes, sculpted rocks, ponds, rivers, islands, caves, balanced rocks, geysers, and deep gorges while visiting the sites...
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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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The True Story of Fala

The True Story of Fala

The True Story of Fala by Margaret (Daisy) Suckley and Alice Dalgliesh drawings by E.N. Fairchild The story of  “The dog that owned a president” trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 80 pages 48 drawings & historic photographs $13.95, isbn 9781883789787 published in conjunction with Wilderstein Preservation   Fala was the Scotty dog who was the friend and companion of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Fala was sometimes serious, Sometimes happy, Sometimes pleading And always charming. You will want to read about him in this book.   So went the...
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The Street That Built a City

The Street That Built a City

The Street That Built a City McEntee’s Chestnut Street, Kingston, and the Rise of New York by Lowell Thing trade paperback, 8.5″ x 11″ 342 full-color pages, over 200 illustrations including 28 Hudson River School paintings isbn 9781883789800, retail $35.00 The Hudson River’s Towing King • A Canal Engineer • Seven Brickyard Owners • a Tannery Owner • Three Steamboat Captains • a Famous Landscape Painter • the Architect who co-designed NY’s Central Park• An Assassin’s Brother • a 13-year-old Civil War veteran • a...
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The Mill

The Mill

The Mill On the Roeliff Jansen Kill The Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Built in 1743 by the Livingstons, The Mill has survived more than 250 years of political and economic change. The story of New York State's oldest operating mill is also the story of the Hudson Valley. -- The Northern Centinel 144 pp, 36 photographs, 2 maps Paper, $15.00 ISBN: 0-9628523-9-2
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The Life and Wars of John Stark

The Life and Wars of John Stark

STARK The Life and Wars of John Stark French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General by Richard V. Polhemus & John F. Polhemus Trade paperback, 6″ x 9″, 400 pages, 23 illustrations (maps, drawings, photos, paintings) $21.95, isbn 9781883789749 Engaging and enlightening. ... The authors subtitle their book French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General. But it is more. In several respects, it is an informative guide to key battles and individuals from the French and Indian War, in which Stark fought with the famed Roger's Rangers, and the events leading up...
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