The original Pride flag created in 1978 by Gilbert Baker symbolized visibility, inclusion and pride for all members of the LGBTQ community. In 2018 designer David Quasar added a five colored chevron to the classic rainbow flag to place a . . . — — Map (db m175838) HM
A paddler's dream became reality in 2001 when Governor George E. Pataki announced funding for the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail stretching from Battery Park in the Village of Waterford, Saratoga County, to Battery Park in Manhattan.
Water . . . — — Map (db m182885) HM
The majestic Catskill Mountains hover over the west bank of the Hudson River as it winds its way south. These gentle peaks with their deep ravines, irregular ridges and rocky slopes long remained wild and desolate. Although small settlements began . . . — — Map (db m130588) HM
Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Mid-Hudson Bridge opened August 25, 1930
Rip Van Winkle Bridge celebrates the 90th Anniversary of their sister bridge.
Artist: Jack Kelly, Rip Van Winkle Bridge . . . — — Map (db m158804) HM
This building honors the loyalty and dedication of Edward J. Burns and Aloysius H. Curran.
As newly hired toll collectors they were on duty at this bridge when it opened on July 2, 1935.
In 43 subsequent years of service, "Mr. Burns" . . . — — Map (db m116800) HM
James Powers (1782-1868) was a life-long resident of the Village of Catskill, where he lived as a prosperous lawyer, land developer, and gentleman farmer. He served as eighth president of the village and as state senator (1836-39). His . . . — — Map (db m130578) HM
Before the construction of highway bridges across the Hudson River, more than 100 ferries provided crucial economic and social links to communities on opposite sides of the river. Ferry service, however, was unpredictable. It was relatively slow . . . — — Map (db m158664) HM
Dedicated to the men who served in the Tenth New York Infantry
July 15, 1917-July 8, 1919
Lieut. Col. Albert Saulpaugh
Captain Percy W. Decker Adj.
Sergt. Major Wm. Hock
Captain Daniel J. Cassidy . . . — — Map (db m129546) WM
1941 In Memory Of 1945
Those Who Gave Their Lives In
World War II
Albright, Donald C.
Ames, Milton H.
Ballieul, Ferdinand A.
Hallenbeck, Lawrence E.
Hallenbeck, W. Harding
Hotaling, Earl O.
Irving, John D.
Mattice, Lawrence C. . . . — — Map (db m150302) WM
First church building , 1733-1798, about 1/4 mile west on north side of road. Second church building, 1798-1861, on south side of road nearly opposite the first. Present building erected 1861.
George Michael Weiss, 1732-1765
Johannes . . . — — Map (db m184371) HM
Prior to the Revolutionary War, burial
sites were unprotected, reused, unmarked, frequently disturbed and for other purposes such as agriculture. In the 1790s Americans reconsided how and where the dead were buried. This Bronck Burying Ground is . . . — — Map (db m178792) HM
In 1663, in what was then New Netherlands, Pieter Bronck and his wife Hilletje Jans built the stonehouse. Leonard Bronck, who used the Americanized version of Leendert, was the great grandson of Pieter and the son of Jan Leendert Bronck. Leonard was . . . — — Map (db m176702) HM
The Bronks, like many Dutch families, had deep roots in the Colony of New York.
The transfer of their loyalty from the Dutch to the English and then to the
Revolutionary government had been relatively smooth. By the beginning of the the . . . — — Map (db m176706) HM
Under date of May 17, 1775, more than 220 “Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Cocksakie District in the County of Albany" put their names or marks to a document known to them as
"The Association,” popularly called “The Coxsackie Declaration.” . . . — — Map (db m176704) HM
About This Barn
Why does this barn have thirteen sides? We do not know, but the building itself is one variation of a type of farm building usually known as a round barn. Round barns have as few as five sides to as many as twenty, while . . . — — Map (db m176708) HM
John Edward Lawe, stood tall in the U.S. labor movement, a union man all his working life: 35 years with the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO as a dues-paying
member, officer and international president (1985-1989). He was a dynamic . . . — — Map (db m131425) HM
This tablet commemorates the hundredth anniversary of New York State's Forest Preserve. The surrounding mountains, streams, and woodlands remain a legacy from the past protected by the constitution of New York State. They represent a heritage for . . . — — Map (db m127694) HM
1635 English Lawyer
John Stevens to New England.
In 1995, Family marked 360
yrs. in America. 1641 John at
Stamford, CT. 1793 Ruben to
Greenville. 1827, James buys
this 1790’s house from E. Reed.
Stevens Homestead 1827 - . . . — — Map (db m140977) HM
Originally called Haines Corners. Founded by Edward
Haines, one of three brothers who came to the
mountains during the Revolution. Home to the grand
hotels of the 19th century - the Catskill Mountain
House and the Hotel Kaaterskill. — — Map (db m147049) HM
Ward Bovee •
Elvin Firmalino •
Joseph Gilespie •
Albert Hommel •
Arthur Layman •
George Linzey •
George F. Proser •
Henry Renner •
John Renner •
Harold F. Layman •
Charles B. Legg . . . — — Map (db m147234) WM
New York State's highest waterfalls, one of the most
celebrated scenic sites in 19th century America,
painted several times by Thomas Cole and most
of the artists of the Hudson River School.
Also a favorite spot for American writers. — — Map (db m147045) HM
the Kiersted tannery
off Route 23A, at the foot of
Buttermilk Falls. A few foundations
remain of this tannery which was once
surrounded by a settlement called
East Hunter, with school and
post office. — — Map (db m147059) HM
Step Back in Time on the KRT
The Northern Catskills area is one of the earliest vacation destinations in America. In
the early 1800s "going to the Catskills” meant
going to the Kaaterskill Region. Haines Falls
and the nearby Catskill . . . — — Map (db m147219) HM
Step Back in Time on the KFT
The Northen Catskills area is one of the
earliest vacation destinations in America. In the early 1800s “going to the Catskills” meant
going to the Kaaterskill Region. Haines Falls
and the nearby Catskill . . . — — Map (db m187710) HM
The deep ravines, irregular ridges and rocky slopes of the Catskill Mountains long remained wild and desolate. Small settlements began in mountain valleys before the American Revolution. After the war, population grew steadily as New Englanders . . . — — Map (db m28598) HM
In Honor Of
The Men And Women Of
Who Served Their Country
In World War II
In Memory Of
Those Who Died
That We Might Live
Abramson, Ephraim M. ·
Benjamin, H. Chester. ·
Benjamin, Dayton L. . . . — — Map (db m159042) WM
The Town Of
In World War I And
II For The
Freedom of Men
World War I
Bailey, Walter E. • Bailey, Wynford B. •
Beggs, George •
Bloodgood, Edward •
Clough, Frank •
Decker, . . . — — Map (db m147235) WM
This experimental bowstring
truss is the world's first bridge
made of recycled plastic lumber,
and is comprised of 68,000 one
gallon milk jugs. Built in October
2000, it was instrumented and
load tested beyond 15 tons. — — Map (db m158563) HM
Legendary Rip Van Winkle Trail
Route 23A, scenic route from
Palenville to Haines Falls, following
the footsteps of the legendary
Rip Van Winkle and his faithful dog,
Wolf. Built by convict labor 1914-1921. — — Map (db m147154) HM