It has been called America's Loire Valley, the Napa Valley of the East, and the new Hamptons. Deemed by the US Congress "the landscape that defined America," New York's Hudson River Valley is a region rich in history, boastin...
Residents of Beacon, New York, are justifiably proud of a community that is rich in history and promise. In this exquisite collection of images, local historians Robert J. Murphy and Denise Doring VanBuren uncover the fascina...
Private Gardens of the Hudson Valley surveys the majestic landscape that borders the Hudson River, an area rich in history and unique garden designs. The scenery, which encompasses riverfront meadows, craggy hills, and long o...
The publication of this catalogue and the exhibit it supplements, "The Glorious Scenery Must Ever Excite: Nineteenth-century American Paintings of the Hudson Highlands", inaugurates the Exhibition Gallery at Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY.
Few areas have more to offer the mountain biker than the Hudson Valley, with its scenic beauty, intriguing history, and abundance of trails, organizations, and facilities created expressly for wide-tire devotees.
Author Shari Aber leads the reader on thirty-three guided paddles in the heart of the Hudson River Valley-Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Greene, Columbia, Putnam, Westchester, & Sullivan counties-through such magnificent waterways as Tivoli Bays - Constitution Marsh - RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary - the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge - the Delaware, Wallkill, Tenmile, Croton, & Neversink rivers - and the Esopus, Wappinger, Otter Kill, Black, Stockport, Catskill, Bashakill, DuBois, Fishkill - Rondout creeks' plus thirty-seven Hudson Valley lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Meet bald eagles, blue heron, swans, and beavers on the "quieter waters" far from the noise, the traffic, and the madding crowds.
Includes maps, photographs, tips on safety, and directories of outfitters and environmental organizations offering equipment, instructions, or guided tours.
The Hudson River Valley Review has taken an eclectic and interdisciplinary approach to this important region, and its collection brings together eighteen of the best essays from the Review's first twenty five years of publication.
More than 40 full-color reproductions of some of their greatest paintings illustrate this historical overview of the Hudson River School of landscape painting and the lives and works of artists Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, Asher Durand, Sanford Gifford, Albert Bierstadt, Jasper Cropsey, Worthington Whittredge, William Merritt Chase, Martin Johnson Heade, John Frederick Kensett, George Inness, and other American landscape painters who created a new-and quintessentially American-style of art in the early and mid-19th century.
It has been called America's Loire Valley, the Napa Valley of the East, and the new Hamptons. Deemed by the US Congress "the landscape that defined America," New York's Hudson River Valley is a region rich in history, boasting exceptional architecture, celebrity residents, lush landscapes, and a burgeoning art and cultural scene.