From 1951 to 1987, city dwellers seeking relief from sultry summer days and nights might have taken a bus to a little-known part of the Catskills where they could listen to the blues and watch legendary performers take the stage to sing and dance.
The Bannerman Island Trust recently wrapped up another tour season on Pollepel Island and we made a point of tagging along to catch the ruins with a splash of late fall color.
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Summer may be here, but many of the places that recall summer in the Hudson Valley are long gone. Fortunately, we have pictures. Have a look and feel free to share your memories of summer in the HV.
Built in 1903 as a modest six-room boarding house, the Tamarack Lodge would go through many incarnations and reincarnations in its 109-year history, beginning with a revamping of the original boarding house 1927. The property, owned until 1986 by the Levinson family, would ultimately expand to some 300 rooms on 400 acres, and boast every […]