The Hudson River Highlands

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Columbia University Press, 1991 - History - 264 pages
Discusses the area's folklore and history, its portrayal in art, the role of West Point as a gateway to America, and the creation of Bear Mountain Park.
 

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Contents

Worlds End
xvii
General Washingtons Stronghold
9
West Point First Stop on the American Tour
28
Landscape and Dreamscape Hudson River Painters and Knickerbocker Writers
45
The Foundry at Cold Spring
67
Mountain Spa
79
The Landscape Garden The Landscapes and Architecture of AJ Downing
92
Millionaires Row
108
Highways Bridges and Tunnels
162
Dynamite Depression and Design with Nature
180
Storm King
196
The Power of Place
227
Notes
231
Bibliography
239
Index
247
Copyright

The Great Outdoors Bear Mountain Park Conservation and Social Welfare
134

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