The Catskills

The Catskills
  • Author : Kenneth Myers
  • Publsiher : Hudson River Museum
  • Release : 05 March 1987
  • ISBN : 9780943651057
  • Pages : 205 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Catskills

The Catskills
  • Author : Stephen M. Silverman,Raphael D. Silver
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 27 October 2015
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The Catskills (“Cat Creek” in Dutch), America’s original frontier, northwest of New York City, with its seven hundred thousand acres of forest land preserve and its five counties—Delaware, Greene, Sullivan, Ulster, Schoharie; America’s first great vacationland; the subject of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School paintings that captured the almost godlike majesty of the mountains and landscapes, the skies, waterfalls, pastures, cliffs . . . refuge and home to poets and gangsters, tycoons and politicians, preachers and outlaws, musicians and spiritualists,



Making Mountains

Making Mountains
  • Author : David Stradling
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 23 November 2009
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For over two hundred years, the Catskill Mountains have been repeatedly and dramatically transformed by New York City. In Making Mountains, David Stradling shows the transformation of the Catskills landscape as a collaborative process, one in which local and urban hands, capital, and ideas have come together to reshape the mountains and the communities therein. This collaboration has had environmental, economic, and cultural consequences. Early on, the Catskills were an important source of natural resources. Later, when New York City



Trout Fishing in the Catskills

Trout Fishing in the Catskills
  • Author : Ed Van Put
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 November 2014
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Ed Van Put begins this important book with the history of native brook trout and offers little-known details about their sizes, range, and demise from over-fishing, the growth of streamside industries, and the introduction of competitive species. Sweeping in its scope, Trout Fishing in the Catskills tells a thorough tale of the often tumultuous history of fishing in the Catskills. With a scope of over a century, Van Put tells of the Catskill’s frontier fishing beginnings and tracks the



The Catskills in Vintage Postcards

The Catskills in Vintage Postcards
  • Author : Irwin Richman
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 05 March 1999
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From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication. Many of the postcards produced during this "golden age," and even some from later years, can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of local children only too happy to pose for a picture. These images, printed as postcards and sold in general stores


The Catskills Alive!

The Catskills Alive!
  • Author : Francine Silverman
  • Publisher : Hunter Publishing, Inc
  • Release : 02 September 2009
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Less than a day's drive from New York City, Boston or Philadelphia, the Catskills have long been a popular weekend and summer retreat for city folk. The area offers fine accommodations, top-notch dining and spectacular surroundings. This book profiles hundreds of hotels and restaurants, with an emphasis on the very best places. Daytime activities - shopping, antique-hunting and more - are featured.


Folk Songs of the Catskills

Folk Songs of the Catskills
  • Author : Norman Cazden,Herbert Haufrecht,Norman Studer
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1982
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Traditional songs from the Catskill area of New York State are accompanied by detailed discusssions of their roots, development, musical structure, and subject matter



Adventure Guide to the Catskills and Adirondacks

Adventure Guide to the Catskills and Adirondacks
  • Author : Wilbur H. Morrison
  • Publisher : Hunter Publishing, Inc
  • Release : 05 March 1995
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Less than a day's drive from New York, Boston or Philadelphia, there are magical wilderness preserves, teeming with wildlife. Over 5,000 square miles of forests, lakes and mountains, the Adirondacks are among the most beautiful preserves in the world. The Catskills have deep gorges, great waterfalls, forested mountains, and some of the best fishing streams in the state. This guide recounts tales of the early Indians who roamed the forests, the first explorers, and the constant wars among the French and


Around Greene County and the Catskills

Around Greene County and the Catskills
  • Author : Raymond Beecher,Harvey Durham
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 01 August 1997
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Greene County has long been a magnet for settlers, artists, writers, and travelers; it all began with Henry Hudson's exploration of the Hudson River and was followed by the arrival of Dutch settlers. Its geographic location between the "Rhine of America" and the scenic northern Catskill Mountains contributes to Greene County's allure, as do the Great Algonquin Flint Mines, fascinating remnants of the area's prehistoric inhabitants, the Mohegans. Much of the content in Around Greene County and the Catskills reflects "



In the Catskills

In the Catskills
  • Author : Phil Brown
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 21 April 2004
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“A nostalgic pastiche of fiction, memoir, photography, art, postcards, menus, etc., celebrating Jewish resort life in the Catskills.”—Providence Journal With selections ranging from literature to song lyrics, this book highlights the Catskills experience over a century, and assesses its continuing impact on American music, comedy, food, culture, and religion. It features selections from such fiction writers as Isaac Bashevis Singer, Herman Wouk, Allegra Goodman and Vivian Gornick; and original contributions from historians, sociologists, and scholars of American and Jewish