On the Road Again: Ultimate Road Trip # 10

April 16, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
The latest iteration of the Ultimate Road Trip music mix series went live in the fall of 2021. In October of that year, I took a fantastic week-long vacation to the Catskills. I stayed for several days at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello and spent the rest of the week in the Phoenicia area. Using Monticello as a base for the first half of t...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 9)

April 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 8)

April 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 7)

April 02, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 6)

April 02, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 5)

March 26, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 4)

March 26, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 3)

March 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 2)

March 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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William England and His 1859 Tour of the Catskills (Part 1)

March 12, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction William England (1830-1896) was a 19th century British photographer who was widely known for his travel images. He was an early adopter of photography, operating a studio in the late 1840s, less than ten years after the daguerreotype was created by French inventor Louis Daguerre. England’s 1859 trip through the United States, includ...
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A Photographic Tour of Huguenot Street at New Paltz

March 05, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
New Paltz was founded in 1678 by French Huguenots, Protestant followers of John Calvin who had escaped religious persecution in France and emigrated to religiously tolerant countries around the world, including the United States. With the purchase of nearly 40,000 acres of land from the Esopus Indians, the 12 founding families, referred to as the P...
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Hankins Volunteer Fire Department, Sullivan County

February 26, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
The Hankins Volunteer Fire Department #1 is located near the Delaware River in the tiny hamlet of Hankins in the town of Fremont, Sullivan County. The department was established in 1949 “through the foresight and generosity of some prominent citizens in the neighboring communities a fire truck, a lot on which a new fire house is being erected, and...
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Fallsburg Falls: A Photographic Study

February 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Fallsburg Falls, once known as Old Falls, is a series of charming cascades on the Neversink River. Much of the early industry in the town of Fallsburg centered around the falls as it provided the necessary waterpower for the mills. Thomas Lockwood, considered by county historians to be the father of Fallsburg, soon bought out many of the earliest b...
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Campbell Inn at Roscoe, New York

February 12, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
The century old Campbell Inn was a once famous resort located in the iconic fishing haven of Roscoe, New York. The resort, prominently located on a hillside overlooking the hamlet of Roscoe, first opened its doors circa 1900 under the ownership of Jefferson Campbell (1854-1916), a Roscoe native, prominent local merchant and partner in the firm Camp...
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High Falls on the Rondout Creek

February 05, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
High Falls, originally known as Great Falls, is a very wide, 25-foot-high waterfall that spans the Rondout Creek in the similarly named hamlet of High Falls. The falls were known to early settlers by the 1670s, with the first recorded transfer of land at the High Falls taking place with the land grant of 50 acres to Frederick Hussey in 1676. Howeve...
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