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Gardens of the Hudson River Valley

an illustrated guide

by Ogden Tanner

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Published by H.N. Abrams in association with Friends of the Hudson Valley in New York .
Written in English

  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
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    • Gardens -- Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext by Ogden Tanner ; photographs by Ted Spiegel.
      ContributionsSpiegel, Ted.
      LC ClassificationsSB466.U65 N7437 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL792147M
      ISBN 100810926431
      LC Control Number95024698

      Modern cottage with Hudson River view Relax and enjoy your stay in a bright, modern cottage with windows overlooking the river and a wraparound deck. Whether you are looking to relax along the river, explore Hyde Park historic properties or discover the incredible natural beauty of the Hudson Valley, this cottage is an ideal escape. Since , the highly acclaimed Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has performed under their open-air Theater Tent on Boscobel’s Great Lawn – with Boscobel’s stunning vista of the Hudson River Valley as the backdrop. “Theatergoers picnic on the lawn, admiring the river and the mountains beyond. And when the performance begins, much more often than not, the cast makes its entrance, in. The Hudson River Valley Cookbook A Leading American Chef Savors the Region's Bounty. By Waldy Malouf with Molly Finn. Unforgettable meals come from the marriage of fresh and seasonal produce with simple, classic preparations and a love of good food's true flavor.

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Landscapes and Gardens in the Hudson River Valley Map & Guide Series The Natural Environment Millions of years of dynamic geologic forces have stimulated human encounters with the landscape. The mountains, valleys, ridges, and plateaus framing the Hudson River create one of the most spectacular landscape settings in the world.

A guide to the historic sites of New York's Hudson's River Valley which showcases 31 of its most notable gardens. Organized by region, the book includes a brief profile of each site and its. A guide to the historic sites of New York's Hudson River Valley which showcases 31 of the most notable gardens in a format suited to planning a visit.

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Above: A sweeping view of the river with the changing autumn : Christine Chang Hanway. by Meredith Mendelsohn Octo A chapter of the new book, Private Gardens of the Hudson Valley, is devoted to the gardens of a Thomas Phifer–designed house in Clinton Corners, New York.

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This book delves into three enigmatic folk legends of New York’s Hudson River Valley: the stories of Sybil Ludington, Chief Daniel Nimham, and George Denny. Each was the central figure in a dramatic ser. Join Captain John Panzella on the River Rose for a narrated sightseeing cruise, a Sunday brunch cruise, or even a dance party cruise.

You’ll pass Bannerman Island, West Point, and Mount Beacon on your way to Cold Spring. Mount Beacon, Beacon Take in the Hudson River and its accompanying landscape from an altitude of 1, feet.

The Hudson Valley offers much in the way of natural beauty, but it also has beautifully crafted gardens to connect us with nature and uplift the spirits, invigorating all ages. The plentiful options for day trips to both public and private gardens can take you on an excursion of delight throughout the season.

Ulster County Gardens. Journey from Sleepy Hollow to the Catskills, exploring the folklore, hauntings and magic of this historic region. Order the Book. Essays, travelogues – the story of my ramblings through the Hudson river valley, looking for the inspiration Washington Irving found and imbued into the landscape.

The impressive mansion has been restored back to - and even beyond - its original grandeur. Photo credit: Jan Johnsen Boscobel is the perfect setting from which to appreciate the beauty of the Hudson River Valley. Photo credit: Jan Johnsen Modeled after Southern garden buildings, the Orangery harbors tender plants through the winter.

Photo credit: Lauren Daisley Bordered by English yew, the. At Marist, I learned that the Hudson Valley is a region of New York with its own distinct history, art, architecture, and literature. My novel, Ghosts of the Missing is set in the fictional Hudson Valley town of Culleton.

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In the Hudson Highlands, the river enters a fjord cut during previous ice ages. Visitors enjoy access to the Hudson River at Bard Rock, river and Catskill Mountain views from the Overlook and the restored Formal Gardens beloved by Frederick Vanderbilt.

The grounds and formal gardens of the Vanderbilt estate are free and open every day from sunrise to sunset. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is a historic house museum in Hyde Park, New became a National Historic Landmark in It is owned and operated by the National Park Service.

The property, historically known as Hyde Park, was one of several homes owned by Frederick William Vanderbilt and his wife Louise Holmes room Vanderbilt mansion was designed by the. When Henry Hudson sailed the Half Moon upriver inhe was the first in a long list of remarkable people— presidents, inventors and industrialists, military and religious leaders, activists, artists, and authors – who shaped the history of the Hudson Valley and the United States.

More than four centuries of history live on in significant sites and museums open to the public, from the. gardens, exciting new developments along the harbor, and theater evening. Enjoy private guided visits to Wave Hill’s 28 acres of exuberant plantings overlooking the Hudson River, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Vanderbilt Mansion with spectacular views of the Hudson River, Rockefeller's lovely, Kykuit Estate, and special luncheon at.

Boscobel House and Gardens welcomes groups of all types and sizes to experience Hudson Valley design, history and nature. Our expert guides will craft for your club, clients, or community group an engaging tour of the Historic House Museum, adding an insightful exploration of Boscobel’s landscape and the landmarks visible from our iconic site.

The mid-Hudson and Capital District regions in NYS are now in Phase IV reopening and some sites are reopening with limited hours and tours. Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about the events listed on our event calendars and to inquire about hours.

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area does not own or operate any of the sites listed below. Sep 9, - There are so may fabulous gardens to visit in the Hudson Valley.

These gardens are open to the public, visit the websites for open day schedules, directions and special events. See more ideas about hudson valley, visiting, day schedule pins. The Hudson River is a mile ( km) river in New York.

The river is named after Henry Hudson, an Englishman sailing for the Dutch East India Company, who explored it inand after whom Canada's Hudson Bay is also named.

It had previously been observed by Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano sailing for King Francis I of France inas he became the first European known to have. Visit the historic and scenic Boscobel House & Gardens, the house is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley and is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture, furniture and decorative arts.

Later visit the famous and historic U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the oldest military academy in the country. I like to read before I travel and am planning a trip to the Hudson River Valley so I'm looking for books, fiction and non-fiction, either about the region or set there.

Of course, Washington Irving is the first author you think of but there must be many others. The Hudson River Valley has been the. Top Hudson River Valley State Parks: See reviews and photos of state parks in Hudson River Valley, New York on Tripadvisor.

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His expertise with layering just the right luxurious touches is a hallmark of his work. It’s that same ethos that shines through at his own garden, which he’s developed over decades in Garrison, New York. Known [ ].New York’s Hudson River Valley is renowned for its intense historical significance, the legacy of America’s great industrialists and the grand gardens that flank both sides of its waters.

For centuries, artists and authors have been inspired by the architectural, natural and horticultural treasures of the area. Now is your chance to join a modern day “Hudson River School” designed.