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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.
why, up on the Catskills. I used often to go up into the mountains after wolves’ skins and bears; once they paid me to get them a stuffed painter, and so I often went.
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.
The Chatwal Lodge, a part of the Dream Hotel Group, is touted to be a driving force in the ongoing restoration and revitalization of New York's Catskill Mountains.
As city folk continue to flock north to the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains, the urban cool of Manhattan " and, more notably, Brooklyn " are making their influence felt.
Our city couldn't offer New York's Catskill Mountains as a backdrop but it was able to provide something even better, the historic Liverpool skyline as seen from the Mersey Ferry.
The camp was started and run by Norman Studer, an educator who believed that city children of all races, creeds, and religions needed to spend time in the country to learn about the rural culture of the Catskill Mountains.
The text offers a trip down memory lane in pictures, exploring the old grandeur of Catskill resorts, with an eye towards history and architecture.
After something of a wildgoose chase we finally tracked down Iron Mike's gym to a room above a police station in Catskill, three hours from the Big Apple and a place that I can only imagine was the inspiration for the setting of the film Deliverance.
Delhi, NY, April 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ZazaCast Films feature-length documentary on the history of the speed bag and its ties to the Capital District area, has been chosen as an official selection and finalist in the Catskill Mountains Film Festival.