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Winter 2018

    A  MAGAZINE  WINTER 2018  FOR  KAATSKILL  VOLUME 33  LIVING NUMBER 4
TOC O  WINTER 2018 VOLUME 33 NUMBER 4  F E A T U R E S  D E PA R T M E N T S 2  AREA MAP  4  360 DEGREES  20  KAATSKILL DI...
CONSULTANT   Nina A.M. Lawford-Juviler PUBLISHER AND EDITOR  Donald F. Bishop, II FAX    607-746-3135 CONTRIBUTORS  Peter ...
360 Degrees Roxbury to Bloomville on the former rail bed. Visit catskillscenictrail.org for a map and additional informati...
360 Degrees New Year   s Eve Celebration   Fireworks  GREENE C OUNTY  Ring in the New Year on the mountain  DJ Brian will ...
360 Degrees All of our Holiday Trains will be bursting with colorful lights, displays, and Christmas Spirit. Trains will b...
360 Degrees S CHOHARIE OUNTY     C       ULSTER C OUNTY     Belleayre Ski Center  Your   purchase purchaase Bridge t shirt...
Hanford Mills Museum Hosts National 2018 SPOOM Conference by Rebecca Andre photography by the author unless otherwise note...
The annual gathering of the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills  SPOOM  took place in Delaware County for the third ...
more flour for the people, and more feed for the animals. Milling was a business, not a hobby. Yeske stated that around th...
Over the years, SPOOM conferences have been held at historic venues in California, Indiana, Ohio , Michigan, Pennsylvania,...
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opposite page  Scott Gravelin, Hanford Mills Interpreter and Steam Team Leader, tends the fire in the Mill   s horizontal ...
Burr Hubbell pours apples into the apple washer, the first step in the three-story cider pressing operation that takes pla...
Charles J. Yeske, SPOOM President, and Burr Hubbell oversee the spreading of crushed apples onto the double-sided white pi...
ers, Brenda and Bill Michaels, to blend modern improvements with the historic facilities. That afternoon, the group visite...
SPOOM Conference visit to the Fly Creek Cider Mill included   Overview of restoration of the turbine  Cardish Machine in W...
photography this page and previous page, courtesy Hanford Mills  Join us for Winter   s Coolest Tradition   Logo Design  Q...
Round barn in snow. Rebecca Andre
Urban Meets Upstate at the New Scribner   s Catskill Lodge by Rebecca Andre The Greene County site that hosts today   s Sc...
KaatskillDining Lodgings  Read McKendree  For Hunter, the scrapping of the railroad in 1941 finished Hunter   s tourism. I...
Read McKendree  appeared on the Tonight Show to teach Johnny Carson how to ski. The hilarious 20-minute sketch gave Hunter...
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races, there is sure to be a room fitting anyone   s style. Per night price points begin at  199 in the off season. Bookin...
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Nicole Franzen Nicole Franzen  The bar at Prospect.  Sun drenched library.  26
Sidney Bensimon  Cozy dining corner.  27
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Rebecca Andre  deliver the finest quality food with the least amount of pretension. Napolitano also recognizes the need to...
above  Steelhead Trout with marble potatoes, house sauerkraut and whole grain mustard. below  Heritage Pork Chop with smok...
Does in snow. Rebecca Andre
KaatskillGeologist  The Kaatskill Geologist  on the Radio  Robert and Johanna Titus.  We have been with Kaatskill Life for...
Howard and his son, Dr. Alex Bartholomew, began    Know Your Watershed    several years ago. Howard was a lifelong residen...
Early Industries Forest History of Belleayre Mountain KaatskillForest Historian     by Michael Kudish, photos and map by t...
The Catskills Environmental Research and Monitoring Conference occurs at Belleayre every other year to bring together thos...
Valley and up Guigou Hollow to about an elevation of about 1,900 feet. I suspect that they barked up Woodchuck Hollow to a...
Railroad The Rondout   Oswego Railroad reached the Big Indian-Pine HillHighmount area in late 1870 and early 1871. After t...
and Lost Clove Trails, up to an elevation of 2,820 feet. The Lost Clove Trail might have begun as a Wey bark road, but was...
proceeded to log the northeast slopes of Belleayre up to an average elevation of 2,900 feet. They took primarily sugar map...
began using this tower as a fire tower, but the land beneath it was not acquired until 1918. The tower was rebuilt in 1930...
Sometime between 1931 and 1935, the Cathedral Glen Trail was built. In contrast to the older trail system established in t...
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Men and teams of horses in front of the excelsior mill Simpson   s mill.  Because the Guigou Tannery burned in 1858 that s...
This Woodlabnd Valley ledger, from 1861, shows a crew of fifty men working nearly every day in January. Winter was the tim...
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Snow covered sap buckets. Rebecca Andre
KaatskillTrees  Kousa dogwood     Surprisingly Tasty by Ryan Trapani, Director of Forest Services, CFA photography by the ...
My first daughter, Metta Mae, was born in August of 2013 at the Neugarten Family Birth Center in Rhinebeck, Dutchess Count...
Tasty for a Dogwood The tree I saw was kousa dogwood or Cornus kousa. I   ll be honest though  the fruit threw me off. I k...
smelled like a cross between raspberry and mango, so I had to taste. Yes, it tasted just like it smelled. I don   t normal...
IM A G E S  O F T H E N O R T H E R N C AT S K I L L S Fine landscape photography by Francis X. Driscoll  Tannersville Ant...