On the frigid night of November 17, 1777 a sixteen-year-old boy named Cornelius Van Tassel Jr. fled his family’s home in terror. Breaking through the ice of a frozen river … Continue reading
Since writing a blog post about Raven Rock last April, I’ve received several requests from courageous explorers wishing to visit the “dark glen at Raven Rock” to post detailed hiking … Continue reading
I’ve added some extra material to my article on John Dean Rock, including a photo of the rifle John Dean likely carried while hiding out during the American Revolution.
Let’s start with an image: John Dean was a farmer in the town of Mount Pleasant NY during the time of the American Revolution, and narrowly missed becoming one of … Continue reading