Sleepy Hollow. The name itself conjures immediate imagery to the minds of those who have been introduced in any way, shape, or particularly the form of the Headless Horseman, to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by American writer…
When you exit the parking lot you move back in time, into the nineteen century, to the days of the early Republic and the birth of the first art movement that the new country could call its own.
With its many fine restaurants and shops and its overall charm, Rhinebeck is primary target for weekend day-trippers from all over the New York Metropolitan area. One of its busiest shops is Oblong Books and Music, an independent bookstore that never seems to lack for customers.
In 1907 Meredith Nicholson, a popular author, poet and later on diplomat from Indiana, published a novel about some Confederate army officers who refused to recognize that the North had won the Civil War and retreated to a hideout in rural western Virginia.
Saturday, December 15, 1894, was a memorable day for the citizens of Wappingers Falls. Although the Poughkeepsie & Wappingers Falls Electric Railway, an electrified trolley line connecting those two cities, had opened two weeks earlier, this was the day that many of the locals …..
Phrenology is a discipline based on the concept that specific brain areas govern specific functions, and that understanding the physical qualities or Phrenology and architecture wouldn’t appear to have much to do with one another, but Orson Squire Fowler, a Fishkill resident from 1846 to 1854, was a pioneer in both….
Approaching the hamlet of Hopewell Junction with my boys after some errands on a cold, sunny Saturday, a roadside sign caught my eye. I recalled hearing about “the Depot restoration,” but I hadn’t given it much of a thought since. This happened to be one of…..