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Hudson River Highlands

by Frances F. Dunwell

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hudson Highlands (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hudson Highlands (N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-252) and index.

      StatementFrances F. Dunwell ; foreword by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.H8 D86 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1868346M
      ISBN 100231070438, 023107042X
      LC Control Number90026674

      Highlands Trail Guide. HT NY East of Hudson 1:Connecticut Border to Fahnestock SP. HT NY East of Hudson 2: Fahnestock to Hudson River; HT NY West of Hudson 1: Hudson River to Goose Pond Mountain State Park; HT NY West of Hudson 2: Goose Pond Mountain State Park to Passaic County ; HT NJ 1: Passaic County to Route 23; HT NJ 2: Route Booksellers for over 40 years, members of prominent trade associations (ABAA, ILAB, ANZAAB, IMCOS, ANZMS, PBFA). We are located at Garrison NY, a stone's throw from the Metro North Hudson line train, just over 1 hr. from NYC on the banks of the Hudson River. .

        The Hudson Highlands have changed the way our nation views its lands and natural resources and given us the tools to protect our environment as well as our spiritual and cultural heritage. We owe Fran our gratitude for capturing all this in her beautifully written book. Robert F. Kennedy : Columbia University Press.   Editor’s Note: The following text is a verbatim transcription of an article featuring stories by Captain William O. Benson (). Beginning in , Benson, a retired tugboat captain, reminisced about his 40 years on the Hudson River in a regular column for the Kingston (NY) Freeman’s Sunday Tempo n Benson's articles were compiled and transcribed by HRMM .

      Choose between dinner, sightseeing, or sunset city cruises, or opt for longer cruises that travel beyond the boundaries of the Big Apple to destinations in the Hudson Highlands, such as Bear Mountain. Most Hudson River cruises feature on-board commentary about the area’s history and architecture/5(). Get this from a library! The Hudson River & the highlands: the photographs of Robert Glenn Ketchum. [Robert Glenn Ketchum; James Thomas Flexner] -- Photography of trees, rivers and streams.


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