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The history of the Hudson River Valley

Benjamin, Vernon (College teacher)

The history of the Hudson River Valley

from wilderness to the Civil War

by Benjamin, Vernon (College teacher)

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Published .
Written in English

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  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVernon Benjamin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF127.H8 B46 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 560 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27164234M
    ISBN 101590200799
    ISBN 109781590200797
    OCLC/WorldCa869802223

      “Appendix I. Anadromous fish of the Hudson River.” The Hudson: fish and wildlife. State of New York Hudson River Valley Commission. An overview of the history American Shad on the Hudson River, from the Natives use before European settlers came, through the beginning of their decline. Since Henry Hudson sailed the Half Moon up the Hudson River in , great men and women have been drawn to the Hudson Valley's bounty and beauty. Politicians, artists, businessmen and socialites built fabulous estates up and down the river's banks, each adding their own unique contributions to the area's collective history.

      Book Overview Called "thoroughly informative and approachable" by The New York Times, Vernon Benjamin's The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War presented nearly years of the Hudson River Valley's dynamic past with unmatched richness and detail.   Upstate New York's Hudson Valley is the new hot spot for NYC locals and visitors alike. This stretch of towns and cities situated along the Hudson River has a long history of admirers: In the.

    Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation Lewis Historical Publishing Company, - Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.).   35 historic Hudson Valley houses featured in new book; some photographed for first time 'Life Along The Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family,' includes photos of some.


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The history of the Hudson River Valley by Benjamin, Vernon (College teacher) Download PDF EPUB FB2

As historian Vernon Benjamin chronicles, the Hudson River Valley has been a place of contradictions since its first settlement by Europeans. Discovered by an Englishman who claimed it for the Dutch, the region soon became home to the most vibrant trading outpost for the New World colonies―the Island of Manhattan―even as the rest of the /5(20).

The Arts. The Hudson River Valley has a rich history of art, dating back to the colonial era. Blessed with a beauty that rivals the English countryside, colonists seeking creative glory took inspiration from the grandiose landscape and flocked to the area.

The books we have included here all help to tell the story of the Hudson River and the Valley around it. Many are out of print books or hard to find articles. These resources have been made available with the help of our interns, and made possible in part through the contributions of the D.

McManus Foundation, Inc. The Review is willing to consider essays on all aspects of the Hudson Valley—its intellectual, political, economic, social, and cultural history, its prehistory, architecture, literature, art, and music—as well as essays on the ideas and ideologies of regionalism itself.

If I were to recommend one, just one, book about Hudson Valley history, this would be it. It is more comprehensive than Carl Carmers The Hudson, my personal favorite on the subject. Carmers book is a more a series of regional essays than a flowing chronicle/5.

The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War Vernon Benjamin has lectured on the history of the Hudson Valley at Marist College and Bard College since as rich in legend and legendary characters as it is in in's text reads at times more like a reference book than a narrative history, but it Brand: Abrams Press.

The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times (Overlook Press, pages) is now available for anyone with the slightest interest in regional history.

The book’s publication marks the completion of this history whose two volumes have been 20 years in the making. Hudson River Valley Heritage One of the best Hudson Valley history sites on the Web.

Provides online access to historical materials such as atlases, newspapers and photos. Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area This is one of 49 Congressionally designated National Heritage Areas in the United States. The website promotes a network of. A Region Steeped in History Preserves Its Past By Rebecca Haynes Imagine stumbling onto the beauty of the Hudson Valley by accident.

Englishman Henry Hudson was looking for a quick passage to China as he sailed along America's north Atlantic coast in Hudson thought he found what he was looking for when he entered New York bay and what is now the river. Get this from a library. The history of the Hudson River Valley: from wilderness to the Civil War.

[Vernon Benjamin, (College teacher)] -- "Sailing down the river that would later bear his captain's name, explorer Robert Juet described the Hudson River Valley in as a "drowned land" submerged by a "great lake of water." Over the.

In short, the twentieth-century Hudson River Valley was a hotbed of wealth, influence, and culture, a vibrant scene of American development as significant as any our country has seen. By taking his narrative all the way into the post-September 11th present moment, Vernon Benjamin finishes his engaging, readable, and comprehensive history of one Brand: The Overlook Press.

#45 of Museums in Hudson River Valley “ The curator, who showed me around, was very knowledgeable about the history of Troy and its place in the world for inventions and industry. “ Michael Barrett was welcoming, warm, enthusiastic and a.

The History of the Hudson River Valley also manages to cover such diverse topics as slavery, the women’s movement, and the founding of West Point Military Academy.

Benjamin, a journalist and lecturer of history at Marist College, moves the story along at a leisurely pace.5/5. The Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College is the center for the study and promotion of the Hudson River Valley, providing information about the region’s history, culture, economy, and environment, and educational resources to teachers, students, and others through their website, public programming, and The Hudson River Valley Review.

Book Review: 'A History of the Hudson Valley' by Vernon Benjamin The Erie Canal put the empire in Empire State, reducing the cost of shipping. All of our programming is based in the rich history of the Hudson Valley.

The Library of Historic Hudson Valley offers a broad spectrum of research material related to the cultural and historical significance of the Hudson River Valley.

The general book. The Hudson briefly crosses the coastal plain breaching the Wisconsin terminal moraine at the Narrows. On the continental shelf, the course of the ancestral Hudson is marked by the Hudson Submarine Canyon.

Introduction. The source of the Hudson River was discovered in by the naturalist and surveyor, Verplanck Colvin. The Hudson River has been a vital artery in New York's history, an essential tool for travel and transport, survival and inspiration for generations of Native Americans, European settlers, British and American soldiers, and those who ultimately call it home.

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Martell and Alton Long. This book, along with offering beautiful photographs by Laury A. Egan, gives descriptions of each Hudson Valley winery as well as an interesting history on the industry in the.

Geology and physiography. The Hudson River valley runs primarily north to south down the eastern edge of New York State, cutting through a series of rock types including Triassic sandstones and redbeds in the south and much more ancient Precambrian gneiss in the north (and east).

In the Hudson Highlands, the river enters a fjord cut during previous ice ages. Internet Archive BookReader Genealogical and family history of southern New York and the Hudson River Valley: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation.Historic Hudson Valley Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY Phone: Fax: Information, Tickets, and Memberships: Watch A "Grand Tour" of the Hudson River School at the New-York Historical Society on YouTube.

The New-York Historical Society holds one of the oldest and most comprehensive collections of landscape painting by artists of the Hudson River School, the first school of truly American art to garner worldwide recognition and fame.