• A succinct illustrated history of the cauliflower growing industry in the Catskills, once considered to produce the finest cauliflower to be found.
  • Along the northern edge of broad fertile plains of the Schoharie Valley south of Middleburgh abruptly rises a unique natural mountain upon which one’s eye cannot help but focus.  This is the famed Vrooman’s Nose, named for the Dutch pioneer from Schenectady who bought land including this mountain in 1712.  Scientist and historian Vincent J. Schaefer traces the story of this prominent Schoharie Valley landmark from its shaping by the great continental glacier to its preservation by a dedicated community and the direct descendants of Adam Vrooman (b. 1649).
  • In her third book on the Mohicans, Shirley Dunn surveys their important role in the history of colonial New York: their interactions with Europeans, their relations with other powerful tribes including the Mohawks and Esopus Indians, and their participation in military events.
  • A collection of published essays by the renowned Catskills geologist Dr. Robert Titus revealing the geological secrets carried in the rocks and landscapes at fascinating places all over the Catskills.
  • A history of the creation of the Ashokan Reservoir from 1905 inception to 1917 completion and what it involved: the emptying, damming and inundation of the inhabited valley to bring pure water to New York City.
  • A history of the Catskill Mountains by a lifelong resident and accomplished poet, author and historian who colorfully delineates not only the fascinating history of settlement and development but also the personalities, ordinary or eccentric, who have etched their own histories indelibly on the mountains.
  • A history of the 150 years of French dominion over northern New York and Vermont, from the arrival of Samuel de Champlain in 1609 and the settlement of the Lake Champlain valley by the French until the conquest by the English in 1759.
  • In the 16th century, the converts to the new Calvinist religion in the southern Netherlands fought on the losing side in the revolution against Spain and the Catholic Church. Unsuccessful in their battle to win the right to worship as they wished in their homeland, where they were treated as criminals, they wandered stateless for decades and finally crossed the Atlantic in the company of Dutch entrepreneurs to populate important areas of the New World. These refugees from the southern provinces, whose new neighbors were Dutch, gradually forgot that they were not ethnically Dutch but Walloon and Flemish, from a part of the world that is now known as Belgium. This book is an effort to retell their frequently distorted and even suppressed story.
  • A third, revised and expanded edition of the definitive look at how the Catskill Mountains we see today were formed and sculpted by the movement of glaciers during the Ice Age, by the geologists and popular science writers Robert and Johanna Titus.
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    The result of more than 40 years of research on the Catskill forest, The Catskill Forest includes 25 maps showing the distribution of species and forest-products industries in addition to a full-color, large, fold-out map that shows the extent of the first growth forest, second and third growth forest, agricultural lands, burned areas, reforested areas, and landslides. Five sections look at plant migrations to the region following the last glaciation, the impact of people on the forest, the forest regrown, mountain ranges, forest industries. A must for anyone who loves the Catskills.
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    Major Robert Rogers of Rogers’ Rangers is not only one of the most famous men to come out of colonial America, he is also one of the most fascinating.  Reprinted from the rare 1769 Dublin edition, this definitive edition of the Journals, with commentary, is a must for all who want to understand Rogers’ place in American history.  Detailed drawings by historical artist Gary Zaboly, along with his page-length captions, illustrate key scenes, weapons, clothing and equipment of the Rangers, Native Americans and other key players in the drama.
  • A succinct biography for young readers of the life and heroism of a sixteen-year old girl who rode through the Hudson Valley to call out her father’s troops to repel British attack during the Revolutionary War.  V.T. Dacquino tells of his sleuth work uncovering her authentic story.

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