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Catskill

(kăt`skĭl), village (1990 pop. 4,690), seat of Greene co., SE N.Y., on the Hudson River; settled 17th cent. by Dutch, inc. 1806. Connected with Hudson, N.Y., by the Rip Van Winkle Bridge (completed 1935), it is a gateway to resorts in the Catskill Mts. The Catskill Game Farm is nearby. Thomas ColeCole, Thomas,
1801–48, American landscape painter, b. England. He arrived in the United States in 1818 and moved to Ohio, where he was impressed by the beauty of the countryside. In 1825 he went to New York, where his landscape paintings began to be appreciated.
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 lived and painted in the village.
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And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces.
Pierce, there are two varieties of the wolf inhabiting the Catskill Mountains in the United States, one with a light greyhound-like form, which pursues deer, and the other more bulky, with shorter legs, which more frequently attacks the shepherd's flocks.
When I first came into the woods to live, I used to have weak spells when I felt lonesome: and then I would go into the Catskills, and spend a few days on that hill to look at the ways of man; but it’s now many a year since I felt any such longings, and I am getting too old for rugged rocks.
He had had his vacation, a golden fortnight of fresh air and sunshine in the Catskills, and was back in Alcala, trying with poor success, to pick up the threads of his work.
Campgrounds in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks Now Open For the Summer Season.
DEC's Hiking and Trail Information webpages contain valuable information on Adirondack and Catskill trails to benefit both novice and experienced hikers.
Farm and Field: The Rural Folk Arts of the Catskill Region," a photo exhibition on Catskills Farming, featuring the photographs of Benjamin Halpern, is currently on view at the State University of New York at Delhi and will be on view at "A Taste of the Catskills" Festival at Maple Shade Farm in Delhi, NY over Columbus Day Weekend, 2014.
Long before American Idol and YouTube, the road to stardom led through a constellation of Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains called the Borscht Belt.
1) One of the virtues of Phil Brown's unapologetically nostalgic memoir of growing up and working in the legendary Catskill Mountains--as busboy, cook, waiter, musician, and all around "mountain rat"--is that his particular nostalgia is profoundly earned.
While it is unfortunate that the Tribe has indicated its intention to explore other Catskill locations where it would have no site specific approvals, Empire Resorts respects the Council's position and we wish them every success.
Tenders are invited for Catskill Water Treatment Tank Replacement - Tank Construction
These campgrounds are located in rural and sometimes remote areas in the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves, but that doesn't mean that civilization is far away.