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Hudson Valley & Hudson River

Books about the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River



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Kingston: The IBM Years

Kingston: The IBM Years

KINGSTON : THE IBM YEARS by the Friends of Historic Kingston trade paperback, 8 12″ x 11″ 160 pages, 140 color and vintage B&W illustrations $25.95, isbn 9781883789763   Essays by Novelist Gail Godwin Professor Roger Panetta Professor Harvey K. Flad Professor William B. Rhoads Journalist Hugh Reynolds Former IBMer Lowell Thing Timeline by former IBMer George G. Washington Preface by Project Director Ward L.E. Mintz Drawings by architect Frances Halsband Photographs by Stephen Benson Recipient of a 2015 Award for Excellence from Greater Hudson Heritage Network! What...
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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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Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History The Romantic Age, the Great Estates and the Birth of American Landscape Architecture by Robert M. Toole foreword by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers Paper, 8 1/2 x 11, 192 pages, 142 illustrations, many in color Isbn: 9781883789688, $24.95 A New Look at the Golden Age of Grand Designs and Great Estates The Designed Historic Landscapes of the Hudson River Valley Hyde Park (Vanderbilt) * Sunnyside * Olana * Clermont * Lyndhurst * Montgomery Place * Locust Grove * Wilderstein * Springside * Idlewild * Blithewood * Millbrook * Kenwood * The Point * Philipse...
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RHINECLIFF

RHINECLIFF

RHINECLIFF The Tangled Tale of Rhinebeck’s Waterfront:A Hudson River History By Cynthia Owen Philip author of Robert Fulton: A Biography and the prize-winning Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy This richly illustrated book is a gem. John Winthrop Aldrich, New York State Deputy Commissioner for Historic Preservation In Rhinecliff , Cynthia Owen Philip paints a vivid portrait, filled with fascinating detail and extraordinary characters, of a proud, independent community with a sense of place like no other. Overshadowed by its upstreet rival — the politically more...
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Paths to the Past: History Hikes

Paths to the Past: History Hikes

Paths to the Past History Hikes through the Hudson River Valley, Catskills, Berkshires, Taconics, Saratoga & Capital Region by Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney foreword by Mark King, Executive Director, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 288 pages, 151 illustrations (143 full-color) isbn: 9781883789978, $22.95 Thirty-one guided hikes and walks explore the rich variety of landscapes in eastern upstate New York that offer still-visible evidence of the area’s long and colorful history from prehistoric Native American settlements to abandoned 20th-century industries. Walk in...
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Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Winner of the Ella Dickey Literacy Medal   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...
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Saving the Shawangunks

Saving the Shawangunks

Saving the Shawangunks   The Struggle to Protect One of Earth’s Last Great Places       by Carleton Mabee, winner of the Pulitzer Prize   photographs by Nora Scarlett   foreword by Cara Lee of The Nature Conservancy   32 full-color photographs by Nora Scarlett   70 B&W maps and photos   Paper, 8 x 10, 168 pp   Isbn: 9781883789886, $21.95       The successful grassroots fight to stop the construction of a 400-room hotel/conference center and 500 condominiums around Lake Minnewaska in New York State’s Shawangunk...
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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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HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE

HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE

HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE From Saratoga & the Capital Region to the Highlands & Palisades by Russell Dunn, author of Adirondack Waterfall Guide & Catskill Region Waterfall Guide   “Those who pick up this extraordinary waterfall guide by Russell Dunn will find countless paths to these and other inspirational places in the Valley.” From the foreword by Ned Sullivan , president of Scenic Hudson   Led by Russell Dunn , author of top-selling and critically acclaimed guides to the waterfalls of the Adirondack, Catskill, and Shawangunk mountains , discover 100...
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MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson Produced and directed by filmmaker Tobe Carey, and coproduced by photographer and Catskills fishing guide Mark Loete. Music by Tim Kapeluck, Evan Pritchard, Artie Traum, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason. DVD, run time 73 minutes, $19.95 This feature-length documentary follows the Esopus Creek from its headwaters on Slide Mountain in New York’s Catskill Mountains to the Ashokan Reservoir and then on to the Hudson River at Saugerties--a fascinating journey of 65 miles. The story begins with the ancient geologic forces that formed the...
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