Exploring the Overlook Mountain House ruins involves a short sharp hike and a respect for Timber rattlesnakes but you are rewarded with an accessible ruin and, should you hike a little further, a spectacular view of the Hudson Valley.
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.
This may well be the last winter for Bennett College, with its demolition promised in a matter of months. With that in mind here is a recent photo shoot for you to enjoy its majestic presence against a pristine white landscape one last time. All photos: Andy Milford
While rumors continue to swirl about the imminent demolition of Halcyon Hall, one thing is certain, the hopes for a Bennett renaissance are over. With ever higher gates, many topped with barbed wire, significant removal of overgrown trees and shrubs and boarded up windows, the new owners have made it perfectly clear that change is coming. […]