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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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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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Underground Empires

Underground Empires

Underground Empires Two Centuries of Exploration, Adventure & Enterprise in New York’s Cave Country by Dana Cudmore foreword by Robert & Johanna Titus trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 344 pages, 87 illustrations isbn 9781883789985, $21.95 "I found this an enjoyable and compelling read, and for northeastern cavers interested in the history of our caves and our area, it is indispensable. … In sum, I consider Dana Cudmore’s Underground Empires well worth a place on the shelf next to Roger Brucker’s The Longest Cave. In that respect as well as in history, it puts Howe Caverns and Mammoth Cave...
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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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A Kayaker's Guide to Lake Champlain, 2ND EDITION

A Kayaker's Guide to Lake Champlain, 2ND EDITION

A KAYAKER’S GUIDE TO LAKE CHAMPLAIN Exploring the New York, Vermont & Quebec Shores Second Edition, Revised and Updated All-New Full-Color Maps, Color Photos, and Triple the Number of Suggested Paddling Routes, plus thoroughly revised and updated throughout. by Catherine Frank and Margaret Holden, foreword by Arthur B. Cohn paper, 6″x 9″, 332 pages, 54 full-color maps, 97 color photographs isbn: 9781883789947, $24.95 This new, revised and updated second edition of A Kayaker’s Guide to Lake Champlain offers 50 different paddling adventures that circumnavigate the entire lake, providing...
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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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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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Keene Valley Region Waterfall Guide

Keene Valley Region Waterfall Guide

  Keene Valley Region Waterfall Guide The Search for Cool Cascades in the Heart of the Adirondacks by Russell Dunn, licensed NYS guide and author of 30 books foreword by Neal Burdick, editor of Adirondac , the magazine of the Adirondack Mountain Club 145 full-color photographs, 3 Maps paper, 6 x 9, 288 pp isbn: 9781883789879, $24.95 The North Country’s most prolific guidebook author leads the way to more than 100 waterfalls in the Heart of the Adirondacks—the High Peaks region from North Hudson to Keeseville, and from St. Huberts to Lake Placid In his foreword, Neal Burdick...
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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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